The Maribor Wine Queen
The story of the Maribor Wine Queen is interwoven with vine stories by vine tendrils. She spreads the word of our unique treasure and exceptional wines as well as raising awareness about the culture of wine drinking. Can she offer you the queen's wine?
An honorary position
The Maribor Wine Queen is an ambassador for the oldest vine in the world, winemakers from Maribor’s winegrowing sub-districts, and the rich traditions and culture of Styrian viticulture. The girl whose life story is intertwined by vine tendrils to vine stories - either those from her family vineyard or those which have been written on study benches. Her main mission is to promote the unique treasure that is growing at the old centre of Maribor, the exceptional local wine makers, and in each moment the promotion of responsible, prudent consumption of wine. The function of the Maribor Wine Queen is an honorary position. Selection takes place every two years. The coronation of the Queen is one of the highlights of the ceremonial grape harvest of the Old Vine. Each Maribor wine queen selects and presents its queen's wine.
Maruša Mukenauer, the current Maribor Queen of Wine
The new Maribor Wine Queen from 2023 to 2025 is Maruša Mukenauer from the beautiful Styrian wine village Svečina.