Author: VinoRai

31 Dec Şerefe 2016!

It's hard to believe that another year has flown by, and that tomorrow morning 2017 will replace 2016 on our calendars. 2016 will be remembered as a year that brought about change in the United States, in Turkey, and indeed, around the globe. 2016 was...

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11 Nov Turkey for Turkey

Nothing speaks to the Fall menu more than the Thanksgiving meal. And no meal is more difficult to pair wines with than the Thanksgiving dinner. It's relatively easy to find something that goes well with the bird, but Thanksgiving is the one meal...

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22 Jul POV: Politics and Wine

With Turkey occupying an ever-growing presence in US media, we want to take this opportunity to speak to what is happening, and how that relates to the Turkish wine industry. Never has there been a greater need for what we do than now. In...

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06 Jul Exciting New Developments in Turkish Wine: a Visit to the Source

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We, at VinoRai, just returned from our annual trip to meet the producers, and this time we brought our customer with us. Andrew Stover from Washington DC, represents Siema Wines, who distribute VinoRai’s portfolio in DC, VA and MD markets, was already an advocate for...

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04 Jul Sad Day for Turkey

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We were in Turkey last week during the Istanbul international airport attack, and we’d like to make a few comments on the tragedy. It was a sad day for Turkey and a setback in the fight against terrorism. We were at dinner near the...

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15 Apr 2015 Turkish Roses are here!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]VinoRai is thrilled to announce the arrival of the 2015 Turkish rosés to American shores! This year we have 3 rosés, each exciting and vibrant, each with a gorgeous pink color that signifies summer! Starting things off from Cappadocia, we have a 100% Kalecik Karasi...

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20 Mar Selendi and Pasaeli wines win big at 2016 TexSom International Wine Awards

VinoRai is proud to announce that wines from our Selendi and Pasaeli portfolio were big winners at the recent 2016 TEXSOM International Wine Awards. The awards garnered almost 3,200 entries representing 25 countries and 25 US states. The entries were blind-tasted and judged by 67...

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26 Aug VinoRai brings Turkish wines to the Montana Market

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We just returned from the beautiful state of Montana from a productive market visit. We’d like to thank our distribution partner, Winegardner’s Wines, for organizing a series of dinners to introduce Turkish wines to Montana. Lilac restaurant hosted a sit down dinner in Billings, where Chef...

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26 Aug Matt joins VinoRai

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’re delighted to announce that we have added Matt Mabus as our National Sales Manager. Matt comes to VinoRai with a long history in the Pacific Northwest wine world, with experience on all sides of the industry; from restaurants to retail, from distribution to...

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14 Apr VinoRai enters Louisiana market, partners with Vino Wholesale

VinoRai is very pleased to announce the entry of their wines into "The Pelican State", Louisiana. Our entry into this market is made possible with our new partner and distributor, Vino Wholesale. Based in The Big Easy (New Orleans), Vino Wholesale is a well respected...

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