This is the name given to a geographical area in western Slovenia – just across the border with Italy – which stretches as far as the Soča River. Aside from its many fascinating little villages, this area is one of the most famous wine-producing places in Slovenia and Italy. The grape types typical of this area are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Rebula, Tokaj, Pinot gris and Pinot noir. The area is also well known for its cherries, peaches, apricots and olive oil.