Author: VinoRai

25 Nov #drinkTurkeywithTurkey: 2013 Turasan Emir

If there's one indigenous Turkish varietal that could tell many a tale from the early ages, it would hands down be the Emir (Eh-mere) grape. A native white grape of Cappadocia, it acquires its name (Emir as in ruler or lord) from the fact that it...

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24 Nov #drinkTurkeywithTurkey: 2012 Diren Collection Öküzgözü

If you're looking for a fun conversation at the table this holiday, then bring along the 2012 Diren Collection Öküzgözü (oh-cooz-goe-zue). Aside from the phonetic fun that you can have helping everyone pronounce this native grape, you can be the boss at the table by...

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21 Nov #drinkTurkeywithTurkey: 2011 Karmena Red

The 2011 Karmena Red is that perfect wine to introduce (& wow!) family & friends to wines from Turkey at the table this Thanksgiving. We say that because it's a well balanced blend of 5 varietals comprising of 2 indigenous and 3 internationals providing a...

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12 Oct New & Promising Turkish Native Varietals Enter the US Market

We're stoked to introduce 2 new Turkish wines to vino lovers in the US, both sourced from delectable indigenous Turkish varietals and produced by Tursan, a new producer that VinoRai proudly welcomes to its growing portfolio of Turkish wineries. Introducing the Turasan 2013 Emir and Turasan...

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15 Sep VinoRai expands online availability of Turkish wines (w/ nationwide shipping now!) in partnership with Compass Wines

We're happy to announce that a selection of our portfolio of Turkish wines is now available for shipping nationwide! Last week we announced the availability of our wines on Amazon Wine, though only for California residents. Starting this week and thanks to our partnership...

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09 Sep Turkish Wines Now Available on Amazon.com

Seattle, WA – VinoRai is pleased to announce that it’s portfolio of #TurkishWines are now available on Amazon.com’s wine store. Turkish wines is a brand new category of wines on Amazon.com and VinoRai is delighted to be the pioneers in introducing wine lovers to savor...

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08 Sep Turkish Wine Producer, Gali, Demonstrates Commitment to U.S. Market – Makes First Market Visit to Seattle

Meet Nilgun Kavur. Nilgun, along with her husband Hakan, are the proud and charming owners of Gali estate, named after the beautiful Gallipoli peninsula located in the European part of Turkey. Gali is a boutique and premium wine producer in VinoRai's portfolio and represents...

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Cappadocia

28 May The New World Discovers the Old World

Did you know that the first wine, which is almost as old as humanity itself, was produced in Asia Minor?  Today, we call these lands Turkey....

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