It's not all Raki and Rize tea; today Turkey is producing over 350 different kinds of wine. Zain Verjee reports.
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I spend Ramadan in Istanbul and many Muslim families break fast with a meal that includes wine. While they might not drink it in public so as not to cause offense there are Muslims who drink in private.
oops, off topic, I'll go back to klatsch.
Should have been there in the 80's before the techies discovered it. use to be only a few hundred thousand, now it's millions, mostly from CA. Gotta say, though, I LOVE the winter here in OKC.
Been in DEN since 1994. Moved here for my then-job with IBM. Love it here. The only things I miss from NY is foliage in the month of October, and access to Manhattan at any time. Denver is great though..a big city that feels like a small town. Best of both worlds really.
You from Denver? I lived there for 38 years, had to move to OK, miss Denver, No good places to try wine in OKC.
This reminds me of a great story...
Denver has a networking group for women called "Women Who Wine"...basically a group meets once a month to talk and network over wine and hor'doeuvres. It is pretty well known in Denver.
Once, several years ago, I had a blind date who turned out to be a member. She asked me "Do you know 'Women Who Wine"?...without missing a step, I said "Is there another kind?"...Never saw her again, but I didn't mind. There's a line for folks who can't take a joke...:)
Isn't Turkey an Islamic country? Soemone fill me in on Islam and alcohol consumption rules. I know It's banned in Saudi.
Turkey is a Muslim-majority country like America is a Christian-majority country. But its constitution and laws are strictly secular.
"There is no restriction on the sale and use of Alcohol in Turkey. The famous local anis drink "Rakı" is widely consumed in Turkey."
Once worked with a woman from Turkey, muslim and drank me under the table.
A few of my Air Force buddies were stationed there. Apparently, Jack Daniels is like gold over there.
Oh look, another wine report to tempt the vapor troll. I bet he is just the Timmy\Tommy Troll in disquise. Here, trollie trollie trollie.
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