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wine cellars

TILIA ESTATE – House of pinots, Potoče

Tilia Estate – House of pinots
Owners: Ms. Melita and Mr. Matjaž Lemut
Address: Potoče 41, 5263 Dobravlje, Slovenia
Telephone No.: +386 5 364 6684
Mobile Phone No.: +386 40 431 151, +386 31 399 746
E-mail:   ,  
Website: www.tiliapremiumwines.com

Tilia Estate is a private wine cellar owned by the family of Melita and Matjaž Lemut, both University trained vintners and enologists with international experiences, especially from Switzerland and California.
It is located in Slovenia´s south-western Vipava Valley, just 70 miles from Venice (Italy).
Established in 1994 has launched its first vintage in 1996.
The wine is sold under the name TILIA, which is Latin name for linden tree, that grows on the estate.
When being absolvents in 1990, Melita and Matjaž, decided for a life in the coutryside and they bought an estate in a home land of Vipava valley and in spring 1997, wines with a trading mark TILIA entered the market.

In 2000 first aged red wines; Rubido and Pinot Noir arrived and in 2001 their wines are exported to USA for the first time. Tilia estate is also very proud that Jancis Robinson, British wine critic, journalist and editor of wine literature visited the estate and that Tom Stevensen, wine writer, wine critic and judge, proclaimed Pinot noir 2006 to be the greatest red wine he has tasted in Slovenia. In 2010 also their Pinot gris was declared to be the best-selling gastronomic Pinot Gris in Slovenia.


Open: Monday to Saturday


Open: On reservation

We offer several tasting options for you to sample our high quality boutique wines with local cheese and home-made salami. Our staff is trained to help you discover your favorite wines among our portfolio.

Are you interested to learn more about how our wine gets from the vineyard to your glass? We are offering a private tour with winemaker Matjaž Lemut where you can see the cellar, vineyards and learn about the process of winemaking.

We also arrange tours trough our beautiful and green Vipava valley which is full of charming hills with vineyards, remarkable history and great people.

For more information please contact us on e-mail address:
or T: (+386) 05 36 46 684, M: (+386) 40 431 151