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Thrace / Θράκη 3 growing regions

Description to Thrace / Θράκη

In the oldest Greek language use (Thrace), the entire Balkan Peninsula was without the Greek Peloponnese meant, later only the eastern part south of the Danube, Already from the Greek poet Homer (8th century BC) the Thracian wines were praised and Ulysses defeated the one-eyed Cyclops Polyphemus. Today the area is between Bulgaria. Greece (8,500 km²) and the Turkey (23,600 km²) divided. The Greek region of Thráki is located in the northeast of the country, bordering Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. Here are like in the west bordering Greek region Macedonia especially red wines from the grape variety Xinomavro pressed, but there are none as POP classified wines. The Bulgarian region of Thrace is also famous for growing roses. In addition to the rose oil that is in demand worldwide, strong red wines are produced here. A long time ago were with rose petals flavored Wine very popular. Today's traditional grape juice drink from Turkish Thrace is Hardaliye,

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edited by Norbert FJ Tischelmayer 2/2018

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