Rudolf Jelinek Slivovitz

Learn more about the famous Czech distillery, which continues a tradition of more than 400 years of Wallachian spitits production.

The flagship product of RUDOLF JELINEK company is Slivovitz. However, this distillery also offer other fruit spirits of the highest quality.

The first written evidence of a distillery is found in the urbarium of the Vizovice fief dating back to 1585. Back then the waste from beer production was distilled, and later on grain started being used for the production of rye whiskey.
Due to the fact that Vizovice’s climate is exceptionally suitable for fruit trees, especially plums, slivovitz started being produced around the mid-18th century. Production boomed in the latter half of the 19th century, when state subsidies catapulted slivovitz to prominence. The RUDOLF JELINEK company also dates to this period. Find out how it all began step by step. More info…

Expanding its fruit orchards is both a long-term strategic plan and a heartfelt passion for the RUDOLF JELINEK company. The company’s philosophy is based on the careful selection of fruits and the processing of them using traditional methods and modern equipment.
The long-term goal is to own around 500 acres of cropland in three locations in the Czech Republic – the company already owns 200 acres of orchards. Subsidiaries of the R. JELINEK Group in other countries also engage in fruit production. Distilling their own fruit gives producers greater control over the quality of their raw materials and allows their customers to rely on the consistently delicious and delicate flavor of the resulting spirits. More info…

Production Process
Each spirit has its story that begins on the sunny slopes of the RUDOLF JELINEK company’s orchards, continues through a strictly specified manufacturing process, and ends on your table. Find out how the company transforms plums, pears, and apricots into genuine RUDOLF JELINEK spirits: dutifully, with love, and according to traditional procedures that are passed down from generation to generation.
Members of the RUDOLF JELINEK team pour their heart and soul into each bottle. The secret to producing fruit brandy with exceptional flavors is continuing long-standing traditions that combine the experience of local distillers with modern technologies. More info…

About the RUDOLF JELINEK Company
The RUDOLF JELINEK company looks back on its long history with pride and considers itself an inseparable part of Wallachia. Its spirits are traditional regional products that have made this region famous far beyond the borders of the Czech Republic. The company recognizes its social and historical responsibility and builds itself on sound foundations. More info…

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