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War and Wine in Karabakh

War and Wine in Karabakh

The bottles of a local wine once produced in a region that today is under Azerbaijani control have become a rare piece for collectors. For Armenians, they┬┤re also a stark reminder of what was lost in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The Wine Critics of Early Islam

The Wine Critics of Early Islam

The language used by early Arab poets to appraise wine shows striking parallels to the style of wine criticism we know today. Arab and Muslim poets writing hundreds of years ago used a vocabulary to evaluate wine that would only become current in the West in the late 20th century.