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  1. Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

    Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles: Making the Adopted Grape Cinsault Shine in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

    "In my opinion, Cinsault is an adopted grape in Lebanon. Since the French don’t like it anymore, we adopted it. We take good care of it. I would say, Cinsault now is more Lebanese than French." Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles
  2. Sami Ghosn of Lebanon's Massaya: A Winery Rises Out Of A War-Ravaged Region

    Sami Ghosn of Lebanon's Massaya: A Winery Rises Out Of A War-Ravaged Region

    "I got a call from the head of the paratroopers in the Lebanese army saying 'You have to stop the harvest.' I said 'Colonel, we have to harvest. We're making wine, not jam here, you know? We cannot wait." Sami Ghosn of Massaya Winery on the political issues faced as a winemaker in Lebanon.
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