LEBANON IMAGES: CHATEAU KSARA

Château Ksara is a wine company in Beqaa Valley Lebanon. Founded in 1857 by Jesuit Priests,Ksara developed the first dry wine in Lebanon. Chateau Ksara wine is most popular in Lebanon, but due to a large Lebanese diaspora all over the world, it can be found and purchased in many different countries. Château Ksara produces approximately 3 million bottles annually. Wines are exported to over 40 countries. Main export markets include Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil, Africa, Australia and Arab Countries.

Lebanese wine tradition dates back 5,000 years, when the ancient inhabitants of Lebanon, the Phoenicians, first began tending vineyards. The Phoenicians exported wine to ancient Egypt, Rome, Greece and Carthage; introducing the world to viticulture and oenology. Lebanon is also said to be the place where Jesus performed the miracle of turning water into wine. Château Ksara has preserved Lebanon’s rich wine making heritage for over 150 years, laying down the foundation for Lebanon’s modern wine making industry. Founded in 1857 by Jesuit Priests who produced the country’s first dry red wine.

Château Ksara is Lebanon’s oldest, largest and most visited winery, attracting some 70,000 visitors per year. (wiki)

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31JUL13. Ksara, Lebanon.

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