Author: VinoRai

03 Apr VinoRai enters Montana market, partners with Winegardner’s Wines

VinoRai is pleased to announce the entry of their wines into "The Treasure State", Montana. Our entry into this market is made possible with our new partner and distributor, Winegardner’s Wines. Based in Bozeman, Winegardners boasts more than 50 producers and importers in their portfolio and...

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17 Mar VinoRai Founders Profiled in Up Global’s “Ask An Entrepreneur” Series, Share 4 Tips On Partnering With Foreign Suppliers

VinoRai's co-founders, Olga & Shane Rai, share their experiences in Up Global's "Ask An Entrepreneur" series on what it takes to build successful partnerships with foreign suppliers. Read the full post here: 4 Tips On Partnering With Foreign Suppliers ...

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19 Feb Turkish Wines Available Online for Nationwide Shipping

Great news, all you adventurous wine lovers of America. Our portfolio of Turkish wines are now available on World Wines At Home, an online wine retailer with nationwide shipping (where permitted). So go ahead select, click and cherish the goodness of the Turkish wine renaissance. Şerefe! ...

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11 Feb 10 Things You need to know about this Turkish wine producer named Gali

1) Gali is a proud family owned boutique winery. “Gali” means beautiful in Turkish and in the Ottoman language Gali stood for something precious or valuable and "extending beyond limits” – an apt name for this producer that symbolizes the burgeoning Turkish wine renaissance. Nilgun &...

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09 Feb Turkish Wines Debut at WholeFoods Store

We're thrilled to announce that 2 of our wines are now available at the Ravenna neighborhood Wholefoods store in Seattle. This adds to our growing list of stores where the 2013 Turasan Emir and 2012 Diren Öküzgözü can be found. We like to thank our Seattle distributor,...

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21 Jan VinoRai welcomes Yazgan Wines to the US

Fifth Turkish producer added to VinoRai's portfolio We are thrilled to announce today that Yazgan, one of Turkey's oldest and largest wine producers, has joined VinoRai's growing family of producers. Founded by Huseyin Yazgan in 1943, it has since been managed by four generations of the...

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10 Dec Turkey’s Primary Indigenous Grape Production by Region

Turkey is known to have between 1,200 and 1,500 named grape varietals growing across all of its regions of which around 30 of them (both indigenous and international) produce outstanding wines. Let's briefly explore the main & prized indigenous varietals of Turkey and where they are...

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09 Dec Happy Holidays from us!

Wishing all our suppliers, partners, distributors, staff and well wishers a fabulous holiday season. Let's make this is the best one ever!...

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09 Dec Exploring the Wine Regions of Turkey

While the South East region of modern day Turkey is being hailed as the origin of grape seeds and grape domestication dating back to ~9000 B.C., the wine regions of Turkey today in fact are scattered across this vast, diverse & beautiful country. Before we explore...

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26 Nov #DrinkTurkeyWithTurkey: 2012 Kalecik Karasi

Wrapping up our T-Day Turkish wine suggestion is the "Pinot Noir" of Turkey. If you're looking for a refreshing and exciting alternative to a Pinot Noir, or simply looking for something that doesn't have too much mast or essence and instead has nice bright acidity, clarity...

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