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Lebanon’s search for a flagship red

top photo by: Jamie Rayyis

Lebanon has had a more fundamental influence on wine than any country on Earth. It’s a bold statement, perhaps, and there are some, such as the French, Italians, and maybe the Greeks, who might disagree. While Georgians and Armenians were likely the first winemakers, it was the seafaring, mercantile-minded Phoenicians…

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This story appears in the print issue of August 2016.
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