Kalecik Karasi Tag

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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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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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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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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