2005 Movia Sauvignon Blanc. From Brda in the Primorska region, a food-friendly wine scented with fresh guava and eucalyptus; bracing acidity carries it through a lingering finish of tart oranges. At Wine Exchange in Orange (714) 974-1454, www.winex.com, $20.
2005 Guerila Pinela. From the Vipava district in Primorska, a delicate honey-toned wine with stony Chablis-like minerality. At Liquid Wine & Spirits in Chatsworth, (818) 709-5019, www.liquidpartyworks.com, $17.
2004 Batic Pinot Gris Reserve. A weird and wonderful wine from Vipava, with delicate aromas of sesame seeds, herbs and wildflowers. It has good acidity and a lingering fresh apple finish. At Liquid Wine & Spirits, $22.
2005 Movia Ribolla Gialla. Scented with pineapple and melon, it has a tropical fruit follow-through and a fresh rosemary accent. Bright acids and clean minerality. At K&L Wine Merchants in Hollywood, (323) 464-9463, www.klwines.com, $25.
2005 Kogl Solo Chardonnay. From the Podravje region, a heady wine with tropical fruit aromas and in-your-face fresh pineapple and apple flavors. At Silver Lake Wine in Los Angeles, (323) 662-9024, www.silverlakewine.com, $16.
2004 Simcic Sauvignon Blanc Reserve. From Brda, lemon-honey aromas and tastes of apples sprinkled with lemon juice in a velvety wine with a lingering finish. At Silver Lake Wine; and at Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, www.wineaccess.com, $30.
2004 Santomas Malvasia. From the Koper district in Primorska, a richly aromatic wine with a round mouth feel, zippy fresh pineapple and other tropical fruit flavors. At Silver Lake Wine, $16.
2003 Kogl Magna Dominica Albus. A blend of equal parts Auxerrois, Riesling and Yellow Muskat, this wine has inviting peach aromas and a taste of honey. At Liquid Wine & Spirits, $17.
2001 Santomas "Big Red Reserve" Refosk (Refosco). With tantalizing aromas of white pepper and new leather, this astringent wine has pronounced acidity, firm tannins and flavors of bell pepper and herbs. At Silver Lake Wines, $31.
2000 Movia Veliko Rosso. A blend of Merlot, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a rustic wine with smoked meat and tobacco aromas and light acidity. Available from Domaine Select Wine Estates, (212) 279-0799, www.domaineselect.com, $50.
2004 Simcic Pinot Noir Reserve. A tart wine with cedar aromas and sour cherry flavors. At Wine House. About $32.
-- Corie Brown