Exploring the Wines of Lebanon

When someone is talking about winegrowing in Lebanon, this person would rather evoke disbelieving looks and shaking of the heads. But this is completely wrong, as our Grape Agent Lotte Gabrovits had to experience within the context of her Master of Wine-excursion at the end of October. The dry, warm climate in addition to the cooler, humid mountains offers the ideal conditions for very good wines, which can stand up to comparisons.

Several vineyards, for example Château Saint Thomas from Bekaa Valley are on a very high livel regarding cultivation methods and wine cellar technology, which is reflected in the quality of the wines. Such diverse and complex wines are worth a tasting. The first Grape Agent Lebanon-tasting is already in planning...