Turkey is one of the most ancient wine-producing regions in the world, the country has always had one of the world’s most extensive areas of vineyard, and the land carries with it over 600 indigenous varieties. Yet Turkey battles the culture wars between European influence, Middle Eastern instability, and foreign pressures, all while being a secular country in the Muslim world.
Luckily, some of their precious wines make it out of their borders, across the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, and into our store.
This will be the focus of this Saturday’s wine tasting: The mystery of Turkish wine! Continue reading Wine Tasting: Turkish Wines