Egyptian winery battles climate, culture to produce award-winning bottles

Workers operate distilleries producing wine at the Koroum of the Nile winery in the Egyptian Red Sea town of Gouna, Egypt November 15, 2018. Picture taken November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

CAIRO (Reuters) – Faced with the parched soil and blistering sun of Egypt’s Red Sea area, a small winery is producing an all-Egyptian award-winning wine against all the odds. The adverse climate would be a disadvantage for any winemaker, but the ‘Koroum of the Nile’ winery seeks inspiration from ancient times for its present-day success. […]

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