🇸🇾SYRIA  


SYRIA IS

  • WHITE=
  • RED=

GEOGRAPHY   LATITUDE: 34.8° N

TOPOGRAPHY Flat/ Rolling/ HillySLOPES/ ?, +Alt.?

SOILS Metamorphic

  • **Refer to “TERROIR/ Geology & Soil For Detailed Information On Soils

CLIMATE Continental,   *Summers–     |   *Winters

VITICULTURE   ?  ha. Planted, (   % White/   % Red)

  • # In Grape Production/ #. In Wine Consumption In World

HISTORY

CULTURE   GASTRONOMY…    |   CHEESE

SYRIA WINE LAW

  • GOVERNING BODY-
  • LAWS GOVERNING- Geographic Boundaries, Topography
    • Label Requirement-
  • SYRIA WINE CLASSIFICATION-

 




🇱🇧LEBANON


LEBANON IS         @Beirut

  • WHITE= Assyrtico, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Merwah(Indigenous), Muscat(Alexandria), Obeidi(Indigenous), Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Vermentino, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Caladoc, Cinsaut, Carignan, Grenache, Merlot, Norton, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Tempranillo

GEOGRAPHY Eastern Mediterranean, COUNTRY-Lebanon, LATITUDE: 32° N

  • BETWEEN-Mediterranean Basin & Arabian Hinterland
  • BORDERS- Syria(East), Israel(South)
  • Sub-Zones Batroun, Bekaa Valley, Jezzine, Mount Lebanon 

TOPOGRAPHY Rolling/ Hilly,  SLOPES/ ?, +Alt. 900mt.- 1,400mt.

  • On~Coast/ Mediterranean~Sea~

SOILS Metamorphic, Sedimentary

  • **Refer to TERROIR/ Geology & Soil For Detailed Information On Soils.

CLIMATE Continental,  *Summers– Hot/ Dry   |    *Winters– Cold/ Wet

VITICULTURE  (45% White/ 55% Red)

  • # In Grape Production/ # In Wine Consumption In World

HISTORY Modern Day Phoenicia

CULTURE

  • PIONEERS~ ~Serge Hochar~ Lebanon, Owner/ Winemaker of Chateau Musar
  • GASTRONOMY…       |    CHEESE

LEBANON WINE LAW

  • GOVERNING BODY-
  • LAWS GOVERNING- Geographic Boundaries, Topography
    • Label Requirement-
  • LEBANON WINE CLASSIFICATION-


  • Estate/ Producers- (Not Found In Demarcated Sub-Zone)- Cana

BATROUN     @Batroun

  • WHITE= Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • RED= Cabernet Sauvignon, Caladoc, Syrah, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Lebanon(North-West), North Coast, East of Batroun
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Adyar, Atibaia, Aurora, De Botyrs Ixsir, Batroun Mountains, Clos du Phoenix, Sanctus

MOUNT LEBANON     @Jounieh

  • WHITE=   |   RED= Cabernet Sauvignon
  • GEOGRAPHY- Lebanon(West-Cental), Central Coast, East of Jounieh-City(     km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • VITICULTURE-ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Ana Beirut
  • CULTURE-
    • PIONEERS~ ~Serge Hochar~ Lebanon, Owner/ Winemaker of Chateau Musar
  • SUB-ZONES Of MOUNT LEBANON
    • BAABDA-ALEY  
      • Estate-Producers- Belle-Vue
    • CHOUF
      • Estate-Producers- Adyar
    • KESENWAN 
      • Estate-Producers- Fakra, Musar
    • METN
      • Estate-Producers- Adonis, Adyar, Cave du Monastere St.-Jean, Oumsiyat

JEZZINE     @Sidon

  • WHITE= Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Ugni Blanc, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Meksassi, Merlot, Norton, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Lebanon(South), Central Coast, East of Sidon-City(    km.)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Flat/ Rolling
  • VITICULTURE-  ?  ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers- Karam

BEKAA VALLEY     @

  • WHITE= Assyrtico, Chardonnay, Grenache Blanc, Merwah, Muscat, Obeideh, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Vermentino, Viognier
  • RED= Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Caladoc, Cinsault, Granache, Merlot, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY- Lebanon(East)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- Rolling/ Hilly/ Valley(Bekaa), SLOPES/ Mt. Lebanon, +Alt. 1,825mt.
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers(Not Found In Demarcated Sub-Zone) Ana Beirut, Bargylus, Coteaux d’Heliopolis(Co.-Op./ 300 Growers), Couvent Rouge, Massaya, Rayak
  • SUB-ZONES Of BEKAA VALLEY
    • WEST BEKAA 
      • Estate-Producers- Heritage, Ka, Kefraya, Kouroum, Marsyas, Qanafar, St. Thomas
    • CENTRAL BEKAA
      • Estate-Producers- De Baal, Barka, Coteaux du Liban, Khoury, Kortbawi, Ksara, Nakad, Des Tourelles, Wardy


**Refer to BIBLIOGRAPHY/ Sources For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced.