Turkey, a country with a rich history and diverse culture, has been gaining recognition in recent years for its burgeoning wine industry. Among the pioneers leading this transformation is Seyit Karagözoğlu, a visionary winemaker, and his renowned winery, Paşaeli Wines. Their story is one of passion, innovation, and a commitment to showcasing the unique terroir of Turkey through exceptional wines.
- Daniel O'Donnell and Özge Karmein of Turkish wine producer Kayra discuss the challenges and opportunities of the Turkish wine industry.
- Vinkara is an estate focused on promoting indigenous Turkish varietals. We talk to its Sicilian winemakers about the political challenges and the potential of Turkish wine.
- "Probably as most other winemakers and owners said, we're having a difficult period at the moment, with the government putting so much pressure on the alcohol beverage industry in general, but it eventually affected the wine industry the most, because we were the newest."