Where: In Maribor, the capital of the wine growing destination Maribor-Pohorje and the European Capital of Culture 2012When: From 19th to 28th September 2014What: The biggest tourist event in autumn with over 500 participants, for experts & amateurs, entertainment & learning, adults & children, body & soul.The Old Vine Festival is the main happening in the cycle of events From Vine to Wine, from pruning to St Martin’s Day celebrations, which in Maribor we prepare in the honour of the Old Vine, the oldest vine in the world. The Old Vine is Maribor’s greatest ethnographic sight, which symbolises the rich wine culture of Maribor and Štajerska and is at the same time a starting point and finishing point wine roads, which intertwine the hilly town wine growing district.Listen to the Old Vine Anthem! (Performed by Neuvirtovi Štajerci and Mariborski oktet; recorded by Radio Maribor.)Text of the Old Vine Anthem.
MARIBOR - POHORJE TOURIST BOARD