“The Turkish wine industry would appear to have huge potential; it has the world’s fourth-largest acreage of vineyards and a good climate and soil conditions. “ as stated in August 29, 2007 dated article by Osman Senkul and Daren Butler in the New York Times.  Turkish wines are surely but slowly making a name for themselves. According to the competition director Frances Horder, of the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) based in UK, Turkish wines started entering this global competition in 2007, but had a significant increase in participation and already 13 medals in 2008, the next year. 

Tasting Notes: Wine information

Name: Vinart Carignan - Alicante

Vintage: 2005

Grape(s): Carignan - Alicante 50/50

Region: Aegean Region

Producer: Kavaklidere

Alcohol level: 13.5%

The winner of the Silver Medal in 2007 Vinalies Internationales (France) and Bronze in 2008 International Wine and Spirit Competitions (UK).

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