A view of the Sevilen vineyard in
wine region, Turkey
With a history
of winemaking dating back millenia, Turkey remains one of the
world's largest grape producers. They annually
growing more than 1,000 types of grapes, including some 40 varieties
used in wine making.
Turkey's modern wine industry was launched in the early 20th century, with wineries such as the still-popular Kavaklidere and Doluca labels leading the way. The industry has steadily grown over the decades with a current boom that has seen production more than quadruple.