🇹🇷TURKEY


TURKEY IS–   Regions- 7     @Istanbul

  • WHITE= Abali Koca, Beylerce, Bornava, Cavus, Dokulgen, Emir, Hasandede, Kabarcik, Kolorko, Narince, Rumi, Sidalan, Sultaniye, Vasilaki, Yapincak
    • International– Chardonnay, Muscat, Muscat Blanc Petit Grain AKA=Misketi, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon
  • RED= Adakarasi, Bogazkere, Calkarasi, Dimrit, Ekigaina, Foca Karasi, Horozdarasi,Iri Kara, Kalecik Karask, Karalahna, Karasakiz AKA=Kuntra, Kohnu, Kosetevek, Merzifon Karasi, Okuzgozu, Papazkarasi, Rebo, Sergi Karasi, Urla Karasi, Yediveren
    • International– Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Cinsault, Gamay, Grenache, Malbec, Marselan, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tannat

GEOGRAPHY Caucasus Region, COUNTRY-Turkey, LATITUDE: 38.9 ‘N’

  • BORDERS: Black Sea(North), Aegean Sea(West), Mediterranean Sea(South), Syria(South), Georgia(North-East), Azerbaijan(East)
  • Anatolia Peninsula/ Asia Minor– Western Most Part of Asia, Which Make Up the Majority of Turkey, Surrounded by Black Sea(North), Aegean Sea(West), Mediterranean Sea(South)

TOPOGRAPHY “Flat/ Rolling/ Hilly/ Mountainous”

  • PLAIN/ Coastal, PLATEAU/ Anatolia

SOILSMetamorphic”, ”Sedimentary

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

CLIMATEMediterranean In West Continental In East

  • Summers– Warm, Dry   |   Winters– Cold, Snow

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

  • #35 In Grape Production & #32 In Wine Consumption In World
  • -Estate/ Producers- Kavakudere, Kayra, Selendi

HISTORY Because of Muslum Heritage, Turkey Legally Started to Produce Wine In 1925.

  • 1457 @Turkey– Ottomans Occupied Constantinople and Change the Name to Istanbul.

CULTURE Despite Being a Predominantly Muslim Country Which “Looks-Down” On the Consumption of Alcohol Turkey is Thought to Be One of the Historical Birth Places of Wine.

  • GASTRONOMY…      |   CHEESE

TURKEY WINE LAW

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


MARMARARegion     @Kekirdag

  • WHITE= Beylerce Vasilaki, Yapincak
    • International– Chardonnay, Clairette, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillion, Viognier
  • RED= Adakarasi, Bogazkere, Kalecik Karasi, Karalahna, Kuntra, Papazkarasi
    • International– Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cinsault, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey(North-West)
    • BORDERS: Greece(North-West), Bulgaria(North-West)
      • On~Aegean~Sea~(West),  On~Black~Sea~(North)
    • CATALCA-KOCAELI…Adapazari, Istanbul, Ergene
    • SOUTHERN MARMARA…  Bursa, Karesi, Samanli, Yidiz
    • BIGA-GALIPOLI PENINSULA
    • EDIRNE
    • KIRKARELI
    • TEKIRDAG
    • ADAPAZARI
  • TOPOGRAPHY
  • SOILS= “Metamorphic“, “Sedimentary”, Limestone, Loam, Clay
  • CLIMATE= “Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE
  • VINICULTUREBotrytis
    • Estate/ Producers– Arcadia, Buyulubag, Gali, Kavaklidere, Selendi, Suvia
      Vineyards– Pendore
  • CULTURE AKA=Thracian/ Thace

AEGEANRegion     @

  • WHITE= Bornova Misketi, Cavus, Emir, Dimrit, Narince, Sultaniye, Vasilaki
    • International– Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier
  • RED= Calkarasi, Bogazkere, Ekigaina, Kalecik, Karasi, Karalanha, Karasakiz AKA=Kuntra, Narince, Okuzgozu, Rebo, Urla Karasi
    • International– Alicante Bouschet, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Merlot, Nero d’avila, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Syrah, Tannat, Tempranillo
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey(West), On~Mediterranean~Sea~
    • Sub-Zones- Edremit, Bakircay, Gediz, Kucuk Menderes, Buyuk Menderes, Mentese
    • CANAKKALEProvince
    • ECEBATDistrict
    • BOZCAADADistrict Island
    • MANISAProvince
    • URLA-IZMIRProvince
      • -Estate/ Producers- Mozaik, Urlice, Urla
    • DENIZLIProvince
      • -Estate/ Producers- Doluca, Pamukkale, Sevilen
  • TOPOGRAPHYON PLATEAUS/ Urla, Güney
  • SOILS= “Sedimentary” Calcareous/ Chalk, Limestone, Clay-Laom
  • CLIMATE= “Continental” With “Mediterranean” Influences,
    • Summers– Hot, Dry   |   Winters– Cold, Wet
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Cankaya, Gali, Kavaklidere, Selendi, Sevilen, Urla Sarapcilik
    • Vineyards– Pendore
  • HISTORY– Birthplace of Dionysos, Greek God of Wine

BLACK SEARegion     @Adapazari

  • WHITE= Narince
  • RED= Bogazkere, Kalacik Karasi
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey(North), BORDERS: Marmara Region(West)
      • On~Black~Sea~(North)
    • WESTERN BLACK SEA
      • Geography– Inner Western Black Sea, Kure Mountains
    • CENTRAL BLACK SEA
      • Geography– Canik Mountains, Inner Central Black Sea
    • EASTERN BLACK SEA
      • Geography– Eastern Black Sea Coast     @Trabzon
  • VITICULTURE–  ? ha. Planted

MEDITERRANEANRegion     @

  • WHITE= Okuzogozu
    • International– Chardonnay
  • RED= Bogazkere, Kalecik Karas
    • International– Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey(South-West), LATITUDE: 36* ‘N’
    • ANTALYAProvince
    • MERSINProvince
    • ELMALIProvince
  • VITICULTURE–   ?   haPlanted

Anatolia

MID-NORTHERN ANATOLIARegion     @

  • WHITE= Emir   |   RED= Kalecik Karasi, Okuzgozu
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey
    • ANKARAProvince
      • -Estate/ Producers- Vinkara(166ha.)
    • USAKProvince
  • VITICULTURE–      haPlanted

MID-SOUTHERN ANATOLIARegion     @

  • WHITE= Emir   |   RED= Okuzgozu, Kalecik Karasi
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey
    • NEVSEHIR
    • HIRSEHIR
    • AKSARAVI
    • KAYSERI
    • NIGDE
  • VITICULTURE–    ?  haPlanted

CAPPADOCIA      @

  • WHITE= Emir   |  RED=
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey
  • TOPOGRAPHY
  • SOILS= Volcanic
  • CLIMATE– “Continental
  • VITICULTURE– ? ha. Planted
    • Estate/ Producers– Kavaklidere/ Cotes d’Avanos

MID-EASTERN ANATOLIARegion     @

  • WHITE= Narince   |  RED= Bogazkere, Okuzgozu
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey, In Euphrates Valley
    • TOKATProvince @
    • ELAZIGProvince @
    • MALATYAProvince @
  • TOPOGRAPHY– In Euphrates Valley, On~Yesilirmak~River~
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey(East)
  • VITICULTURE– -Eszencia- Free Run Botrytis Juice
    • Estate/ Producers

SOUTH-EAST ANATOLIARegion     @Diyarbakir

  • WHITE= Dokulgen, Kabarcik, Rumi
  • RED= Bogazkere, Horoz Karsi, Okuzgozu, Sergi Karasi
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey(South-East), BORDERS: Syria(South), Iraq(South-East)
    • MIDDLE EUPHRATES…Gaziantep, Sanliurfa
    • TIGRIS…Diyarbakir, Mardin-Midyat
  • TOPOGRAPHY– “Rolling”, LATITUDE: 38.4* ‘N’
  • SOILS= Sandstone, Red Clay
  • VITICULTURE–    ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers– Kayra

DIYARBAKIR     @

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Bogazkere
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey, Eastern Anatolia
  • VITICULTURE– ? haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producer– Kayra

ELAZIG     @

  • WHITE= ?
  • RED= Bogazkere, Okuzgozu
  • GEOGRAPHY– Turkey, Eastern Anatolia
  • VITICULTURE–  ?    haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producer


**Refer to “BIBLIOGRAPHY/ SOURCES” For Details On Scholarly Works Referenced