Tourist farm Kabaj
Domačija Kabaj Morel, Šlovrenc 4, 5212 Dobrovo
Telephone+386 (0)5 39 59 560, +386 (0)41 454 002
The KABAJ Wine cellar
Wine production takes place in a modern wine cellar, built a few years ago. It has three parts: a traditional part with large oak barrels and steel vessels for vinification and typisation of wine; an arched cellar with a water source, constant temperature and humidity for French "barrique" barrels; and a less typical cellar, where nine 3500 - liter clay vessels (kvevris), made of Georgian clay in the Georgian village Imereti, are buried in the ground.
Wine production in the KABAJ Wine cellar
60.000 to 70.000 bottles of wine are produced annually. All types of wine age in French barrels for at least a year, followed by a few months ageing in bottles. Jean Michel Morel macerates white wines for at least one day, except for Rebula, "The white queen of Brda ", which undergoes the process of maceration for approximately 30 days. In this way it acquires its fruity structure (especially its typical bouquet and grape flavour), minerality and its characteristic golden colour. Ribolla, maturing in the bottle over the years becomes stable and velvety. Ribolla in the wine Amfora represents most thoroughly and efficiently the image of the Kabaj homestead, their consideration of wine and their respectful attitude towards the art of wine making, with regard to historical and natural resources.
The culinary offer at the KABAJ homestead
Where now there is the facility (above the main cellar), there used to be a village inn, where people used to drink homemade wine, offer tobacco and salt. Sometimes they played boule in front of the inn.,
Traditional Brda cuisine offer
Mild climate and the landscape have had significant influence on the cuisine of Goriška Brda. The variety of traditions (Slovene, Friulian, Habsburg) have intertwined on this strip of land, giving »Brda« cuisine its special touch. The recipes, carefully written down by our grandmothers and treasured with jealousy in their cookery books, will impress even the most demanding gourmet. Good Brda wine makes food become a complete culinary delight, appreciated for a long time. At the Kabaj Morel homestead we used the old recipes, giving rich Brda cuisine a touch of Mediterranean, a touch of creativity.
We welcome our guests in a relaxing, homely environment, offering them a quiet and peaceful retreat and excellent food choice. They can choose from 6 double bedrooms with the possibility of an extra bed. Taking a well-deserved break, they can also experience a lot of adventures; the homestead Kabaj Morel is namely an ideal starting point for long walks and exploration of cultural heritage and natural beauties of Goriška Brda.