“The day that we are not allowed to make wine in Batroun is the day Lebanon is finished as a country,” says Hady Kahale of IXSIR winery, up the Mediterranean coast near Batroun, where Nissan-Renault CEO and business guru Carlos Ghosn is an investor, making wine from six different high-altitude vineyards of up to 1,800m….. “That […]
By Eric Asimov
In his 72 years, Serge Hochar has produced 53 vintages of Château Musar, a wine that has enthralled several generations only partly because of its unusual provenance, the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon.
By Eric Pfanner
While most winemakers keep a wary eye on the skies and the critics’ scores, Karim and Sandro Saadé anxiously watch the news
There are certain things that can ruin a winemaker’s vintage, but not in Lebanon where you have gentle summers, wet winters and almost 300 days of sunshine a year