|'Groundbreaking' East Mediterranean wine tasting planned for EWBC conference|
|Written by Richard Siddle|
|Wednesday, 24 October 2012 11:44|
Delegates at the European Wine Bloggers Conference in Turkey next month will have the chance to take part in a Grand Terroir tasting of selected wines from across the Eastern Mediterranean.
The wines will be introduced by International Wine Challenge co-chairmen, Tim Atkin MW and Charles Metcalfe, and include selected wines from Georgia, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Armenia.
Atkin described the tasting as "potentially one of the most exciting, ground-breaking tastings of the decade, bringing together wines from one of the most dynamic corners of the globe in a way that has never been done before".
The tasting will also include representations from different East Mediterranean generic bodies including:
Wines of Turkey, sponsors of the EWBC conference; the Georgian Wine Association; Wines from Lebanon; Armenia will be represented by the Zorah winery; and Egypt by Kouroum of the Nile winery.
Wines in the tastings include:
The EWBC Digital Wine Communications conference takes place in Izmir, Turkey between November 9-11. It hopes to bring up to 200 bloggers and media representatives together from over 35 countries.