Lebanon

Some photos from recent trip to Beirut and Bekaa valley

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Arak ageing in clay jars at Domaine des Tourelles

IMG_20161111_114001.jpgFabrice Guiberteau, winemaker at Kefraya next to Roman burial chamber

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Pot still at Domaine des Tourelles made in Aleppo some time in the 19th century and Faouzi Issa from the family who own the estate.

IMG_20161110_091316.jpgOld telephone and aniseed sacks at Tourelles

 

 

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About Henry

Henry Jeffreys was born in London. He has worked in the wine trade, publishing and is now a freelance journalist. He specialises in drink and his work has appeared in the Spectator, the Guardian, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Oldie and Food & Wine magazine. He was a contributor to the Breakfast Bible (Bloomsbury 2013) and his book Empire of Booze: British History through the Bottom of a Glass was published in November 2016.
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One Response to Lebanon

  1. Dave Tester says:

    Nice pictures but would love to hear about your visit.
    I visited Bekka Valley several times in the early 1970’s and would love to hear what’s happening there now

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