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LISTINGS

2012 promises to be an exciting year for Wines of Turkey.  The recently secured UK listings highlight both a growing interest in Turkish wines and the acknowledgement by the UK trade, of the great quality.  In 2012 Turkish wines are listed by M&S, Laithwaites, The Wine Society, Berkmann, Thierry’s

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MEDALS

During 2011 and 2012 Turkish Wines won more than 500 medals (including gold) in prominent competitions throughout the world, becoming the most successful year for Turkish wines so far. MEDAL WINNING PERCENTAGE OF WOT IN UK Competition Entries Medals % iwc 2012 109 75 0,69 iwsc 2012 43 35 0,81 decanter 2012 110 91 0,83 average percentage 0,

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35th WORLD CONGRESS OF VINE AND WINE

From 18th to 22nd June 2012, the representatives of world vitiviniculture will meet at the gateway to the East for the 35th World Congress of Vine and Wine, to be hosted by Turkey oiv

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BRINGING “OLD & NEW” WORLDS TOGETHER

Turkey in viti & vini culture; with her 11.000 years of history, more than 800 indigenous grape varieties, represents both oldest world in terms of wine making and the newest in terms of quality wine making. Turkey’s unique geography bridging Asia and Europe have been the cradle not only for civilizations in the world but also this geography represents a unique fauna with a biological diversity having 75% of the total number [&hellip

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ABOUT

Wines of Turkey is an umbrella body based in Turkey representing the Turkish wine sector and is the result of a strategic partnership between Turkey’s leading wineries. Its mission is to develop the wine market and culture of Turkey and to increase exports by making Wines of Turkey a generic brand associated with quality wine. Selected Activities from the Past 2008 May London International Wine Fair 2010 March Prowein Wine [&hellip

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BORNOVA MISKETI

BORNOVA MİSKETİ Pronunciation: Born-ova Mis-ket-ee ORIGIN (Sub Region) Aegean (İzmir) OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions) Aegean (Manisa) GENERAL INFORMATION This grape is grown in and around the Aegean city of ‹zmir. Bornova Muscat displays the characteristics flavour and aromas of Muscat. Bornova Misketi produces quite aromatic, lively, light, easy drinking and dry to lusciously sweet wines that are in light gold color. The aroma of Bornova Muscat is reminiscent of honeysuckle [&hellip

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BOGAZKERE

BOĞAZKERE Pronunciation: Bow-aahz-keh-reh ORIGIN (Sub Region) Sout East Anatolia (Diyarbakır) OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions) Mid-Eastern Anatolia (Malatya) Mid-Northern Anatolia (Ankara, Uşak) Aegean (Manisa, Denizli) Mediterranean (Elmalı) GENERAL INFORMATION Boğazkere means “throat burner” Boğazkere has very high dense tannins with medium acidity, similar to Tannat. The wines made from this grape are dark in color, full bodied, dense tannins, with complex flavor profiles. The wines from Bo¤azkere grape find balance when [&hellip

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OKUZGOZU

ÖKÜZGÖZÜ Pronunciation: Oh-cooz-goe-zue ORIGIN (Sub Region) Mid-Eastern Anatolia (Elazığ) OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions) Mid-Southern Anatolia (Nevşehir / Cappadocia) Mid-Northern Anatolia (Ankara, Uşak) GENERAL INFORMATION Native to Eastern Anatolia, Öküzgözü derives its name from the fact that it has large, blackberries that resemble a bull’s eye. On the palate, it is medium bodied, producing round, fruity wines, with some tannins and rather lively acidity. Alcohol level is usually between 12.5% and [&hellip

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KALECIK KARASI

KALECİK KARASI Pronunciation: Kah-le-djic-car-ah-ser (with ‘er’ as in British ‘father’) ORIGIN (Sub Region) Mid-Northern Anatolia (Ankara /Kalecik) OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions) Aegean (Denizli, Manisa, Uşak, Elmalı) Mid-Southern Anatolia (Nevşehir / Cappadocia) Marmara (Tekirdağ) GENERAL INFORMATION Kalecik Karası means the “black from the small castle”. Kalecik is a small village (65 km northeast of Ankara) in Central Anatolia with its castle. Kalecik Karas› is grown mainly at the Kızılırmak river valley. [&hellip

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CALKARASI

ÇALKARASI Pronunciation: Chal-car-ah-ser (with ‘er’ as in British ‘father’) ORIGIN (Sub Region) Aegean (Denizli/Çal) OTHER REGIONS (Sub Regions) Not Available GENERAL INFORMATION Another Aegean grape is the Çalkarası, which is native to Denizli and makes excellent rosé wines as well as light, fruity reds. One of the most significant characteristics of Çalkarası is the high acidity it gives to the wine. It helps to make lively and balanced, especially rosé [&hellip

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