"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
- "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.