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14. November 2022

84. Wicked Tasting!: Tomaž Kosmač and Urban Hlade

We invite you to a literary and wine evening on Wednesday, 30 November, at 7 pm, at Dom KULTure muziKafe in Ptuj. On the 84th Wicked tasting! writer Tomaž Kosmač and winemaker Urban Hlade (Vino Hlade) will be with us. The evening will be hosted by poet Kristina Kočan and wine writer Jože Rozman.


19. October 2022

83. Wicked Tasting!: Ana Svetel and Janko Vrecl

We invite you to a literary and wine evening on Wednesday, 19 October, at 7 pm, at the MuziKafe - Home of Culture in Ptuj. The poet, short story writer, columnist and anthropologist Ana Svetel, and the winemaker Janko Vrecl (Vino Vrecl) will be with us. The evening will be moderated by the poet Kristina Kočan and the wine publicist Jože Rozman.


29. August 2022

Poetry and Wine Days prove once again that poetry is not just the domain of a few poetry lovers

On Saturday, 27 August, the 26th Days of Poetry and Wine festival, which hosted renowned Slovene and international poets in Ptuj and many other locations around Slovenia and Austria, ended with a Grand poetry reading and a concert by music group Moveknowledgement.


27. August 2022

Change of the programme of the POETRY OF WINE event

 

Please be informed that the programme of the Poetry of Wine wine-culinary event has been changed due to the bad weather forecast.


1. July 2022

26th Days of Poetry and Wine Festival

This year's twenty-sixth festival will feature 20 poets from 10 countries between 22 and 27 August. The main festival programme will take place in Ptuj, which turns into the capital of poetry during the festival. Festival events will also take place in Ljubljana, Maribor, Murska Sobota, Krško, Vitomarci, Juršinci, Ljutomer, Križevci pri Ljutomeru, Ormož, Ivanjkovci, Belo, Selce, Petanjci, Janški vrh and Laafeld in Austria.


10. May 2022

79. Wicked Tasting!: Tone Vogrinec and Janez Valdhuber

We invite you to a literary and wine evening on Wednesday, 18 May 2022, at 7 pm, at the MuziKafe - Home of Culture in Ptuj. The legend of Slovenian skiing, Tone Vogrinec, who recently got his a biography Everybody calls me Tona on the occasion of his 80th birthday,  and the winemaker Janez Valdhuber from Valdhuber's estate in Svečina (Vina Falot) will be with us. The evening will be moderated by the poet David Bedrač and the wine writer Jože Rozman. 

 


4. April 2022

78. Wicked Tasting!: Milan Jesih and Sebastjan Božič

We invite you to a literary and wine evening on Wednesday, 20 April 2022 at 7 pm in the Osterberger Wine Cellar of Hotel Mitra. The 78. Wicked Tasting! will present the legendary poet Milan Jesih and the winemaker Sebastjan Božič from the Herberstein winery in Juršinci. The evening will be hosted by poet Kristina Kočan and wine writer Jože Rozman.


10. March 2022

77. Wicked Tasting!: irena Svetek and Gregor Kotolenko

Wicked Tastings! are back, this time in the Osterberger Wine Cellar of Hotel Mitra. The first wine and literature gathering of the year will take place on Wednesday, 30 March, at 7 pm. We will be hosting  Irena Svetek, author of the crime novel Rdeča kapica, and winemaker Gregor Kotolenko (Statera Wine Estate). The evening will be moderated by poet Kristina Kočan and wine publicist Jože Rozman, also the author of the bestseller Čar vina (Beletrina, 2018).


12. November 2021

Winner of the Best Poem 2021 competition

Voting for The Best Poem 2021 is over. Song by Alja Pušič Leisure Activities received the most of your votes, 368. Sincere congratulations to the poet who receives 3 Beletrina books and the opportunity to be a guest at the upcoming Days of Poetry and Wine festival.


11. November 2021

We are announcing 10 finalists of The Best Poem 2021 Competition

The jury (composed of: Ana Svetel, Aljaž Koprivnikar and Kristina Kočan) selected 10 finalists from more than 350 submitted poems!

We invite you to vote for your favorite poem until Thursday, November 11, 2021, by midnight by liking it in our FB album.