One caver, the young Anton Suwa, lost his life during the exploration.
In memory of this event, a memorial tablet was set up and a gallery was named after him.
Ubud, a town in central Bali, is regarded as the island’s cultural centre.
It is famous as an arts and crafts hub, with the town and nearby villages brimming with artists’ workshops and galleries.
Another period of cave's popularity was between 18 when a secretary from Žalec Mr. Signatures in the cave dating from 1880 and later prove that it was a popular destination already in the 19th century, with even a number of parties organized inside.
The cave slipped out of public attention for some time until the Tourist Association Šempeter v Savinjski dolini arranged it for visitors once again in 1972 after the cavers from Prebold and Ljubljana had explored it in 1969.
A year later, Gerard Zanzonico was hired as our first full-time winemaker having spent nearly three decades making wine for notable Napa Valley labels including Chateau Montelena, Stonegate and Staglin.
The first one to promote the cave and to arrange it for public view was Dr.Head for the boutique type stores on Jl Monkey Forest and Jl Raya Ubud for higher quality goods (with appropriately higher prices), or down to the market for bulk-produced cheapies.Ubud is renowned in Bali for its wide range of restaurants, and is probably second only to Seminyak in terms of the quality of the offerings - Ubud is home to some of the most creative eateries in Bali.In 1999, we opened our first tasting room Historic Del Dotto Winery & Cave, fearturing a hand-dug cave dating back to 1885.By 2005, we had 90 acres of vineyards to the Del Dotto name and Dave brought Robbie Meyer on board as a consulting winemaker to oversee production of pinot noir and chardonnay from the Cinghiale Vineyard in Sonoma.