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Türkei Thrakien und Marmaragebiet Ägäis Mittelmeer Schwarzmeergebiet Mittelanatolien Ostanatolien Südostanatolien
 

1. THRACIA AND MARMARA AREA
Thracia and the Marmara area are the most significant winegrowing regions: about 40 percent of the Turkish wines are produced here. Particularly domestic grapes proper here, but also Chardonnay, Semillon and Riesling as well as Gamay, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon, which create best wines.
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2. AEGAEIS
From the Aegean Sea around Izmir, originate only about 20 percent of the Turkish wine. Beside the regional grape varieties, which are rather unknown in the West, here prosper Semillon as well as Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. 
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3. MEDITERRANEAN
Between 500 and 1000 different vine varieties thrive today in Turkey. Only about 130 of them are specified. About 60 varieties are cultivated and only about 30 are of importance for winemaking. In the Turkish Mediterranean region, varieties like the white Dökülgün ort he red Sergi Karasi as well as Burdur Dimrit are homegrown.
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4. BLACK SEA AREA
The vine variety Narince produced rich crops in the Black Sea area. It forms the basis for white wine Cuvées.
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5. MIDDLE ANATOLIA
In Middle Anatolia thrive domestic vine varieties: the white Hasandede and Emir as well as the red Dimrit and Papazkarasi.
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6. EAST ANATOLIA
The cool mountain climate of East Anatoli is the reason for the humble winemaking. The area is however the home of the famous heavy red wine Buzbag.
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7. SOUTH-EAST ANATOLIA
South-East Anatolia is number one in Turkey, as far as the vine area and grape production is concerned. But where the winemaking is concerned, the region is only ranked on the fourth place. Here, the domestic red vine varieties Öküzgözü and Bogazkere as well as the white varieties Dökülgen and Rumi are cultivated.
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