🇹🇷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, Viognier
  • 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, Garnacha, Malbec, Marselan, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvedre, Petit Verdot, Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Syrah, Tannat

GEOGRAPHY REGION-Caucasus Region, COUNTRY-Turkey, LATITUDE: 38.9N

  • 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

CLIMATE Mediterranean In West Continental In East

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

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

  • Turkey is- #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)
  • TOPOGRAPHY-
  • SOILS- Metamorphic, Sedimentary, Limestone, Loam, Clay
  • CLIMATE- Mediterranean
  • VITICULTURE-
  • VINICULTURE- Botrytis
    • Estate/ Producers- Arcadia, Buyulubag, Gali, Kavaklidere, Selendi, Suvia
      Vineyards- Pendore
  • CULTURE- AKA=Thracian/ Thace
  • SUB-ZONES Of MARMARA
    • CATALCA-KOCAELI– Adapazari, Istanbul, Ergene
    • SOUTHERN MARMARA Bursa, Karesi, Samanli, Yidiz
    • BIGA-GALIPOLI PENINSULA
    • EDIRNE
    • KIRKARELI
    • TEKIRDAG
    • ADAPAZARI

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
  • TOPOGRAPHY- ON 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.
  • SUB-ZONES Of AEGEAN
    • CANAKKALEProvince
    • ECEBATDistrict
    • BOZCAADADistrict Island
    • MANISAProvince
    • URLA-IZMIRProvince
      • Estate/ Producers- Mozaik, Urlice, Urla
    • DENIZLIProvince
      • Estate/ Producers- Doluca, Pamukkale, Sevilen

BLACK SEARegion     @Adapazari

  • WHITE= Narince
  • RED= Bogazkere, Kalacik Karasi
  • GEOGRAPHY- Turkey(North), BORDERS: Marmara Region(West)
    • On~Black~Sea~(North)
  • VITICULTURE-  ? ha. Planted
  • SUB-ZONES Of BLACK SEA
    • 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

MEDITERRANEANRegion     @

  • WHITE= Okuzogozu
    • International Chardonnay
  • RED= Bogazkere, Kalecik Karas
    • International Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah
  • GEOGRAPHY- Turkey(South-West), LATITUDE: 36° N
  • VITICULTURE-   ?   haPlanted
  • SUB-ZONES Of MEDITERRANEAN
    • ANTALYAProvince
    • MERSINProvince
    • ELMALIProvince

Anatolia

MID-NORTHERN ANATOLIARegion     @

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

MID-SOUTHERN ANATOLIARegion     @

  • WHITE= Emir   |   RED= Okuzgozu, Kalecik Karasi
  • GEOGRAPHY- Turkey
  • VITICULTURE-    ?  haPlanted
  • SUB-ZONES Of MID-SOUTHERN ANATOLIA
    • NEVSEHIR
    • HIRSEHIR
    • AKSARAVI
    • KAYSERI
    • NIGDE

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
  • TOPOGRAPHY- In Euphrates Valley, On~Yesilirmak~River~
  • GEOGRAPHY- Turkey(East)
  • VITICULTURE- Eszencia- Free Run Botrytis Juice
    • Estate/ Producers-
  • SUB-ZONES Of MID-EASTERN ANATOLIA
    • TOKATProvince
    • ELAZIGProvince
    • MALATYAProvince

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)
  • TOPOGRAPHY- RollingLATITUDE: 38.4°N
  • SOILS- Sandstone, Red Clay
  • VITICULTURE-    ?  haPlanted
    • Estate/ Producers- Kayra
  • SUB-ZONES Of SOUTH-EAST ANATOLIA
    • MIDDLE EUPHRATES Gaziantep, Sanliurfa
    • TIGRIS Diyarbakir, Mardin-Midyat

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.