Kavaklidere Kavaklıdere Winery, the first private sector wine producer in Turkey, is also the country’s oldest wine producer. Since its founding by Cenap And in 1929 in Ankara, it has steadily developed to become Turkey’s leading wine producer. The company owns 5371 hectares of vineyards in the most important wine-producing area of Anatolia, where The professional staff of vintners strives to maintain the perfect grapes-soil-climate equation and increase the potential of the vines that produce the grapes that have been successful in the production of Anatolian wines for hundreds of years and to introduce wines from international grape varieties grown in Anatolia’s varied micro-climates to achieve their best potential when they are transformed into wine. As the company celebrates its 80th year, the products are being produced in modern facilities and vineyards located in Ankara-Akyurt, Cappadocia-Gülşehir and Manisa-Kemaliye. Kavaklıdere Winery has a storage capacity for 18.5 million liters and exports almost 20% of its production, which consists of 43 different wines, plus grape juice, to European, American and Japanese markets.
Cankaya Emir de Nevsehir Kavaklidere Cankaya is the most favourite white wine of Turkey. Thanks to the structure and production conditions of the grapes such as Emir, Narince or Sultana selected from different Anatolian vineyards, are used in making Cankaya, it is light colored- pale yellow, elegant and full-bodied. It is best consumed within two years of bottling. It has a strong aroma of fresh fruit, apple, pear, melon, citrus fruit, and flowers. It is best served chilled and it goes well with all seafood, fish, chicken, all cheeses, and it can also be used as an aperitif. Yakut This wine is a blend of Carignan, Boðazkere, and Öküzgözü grapes. Clear ruby in color, this Turkish red breathes pleasant if subdued aromas of black plums and cherries with a smoky back note. Crisp tart-cherry flavors are clean and fresh, simple but appealing, somewhat Beaujolais-like in their simple, refreshing fruit. Nicely balanced, a good food wine and a pleasant suprise from Turkey.
Efes Pilsener Has taken its name from the ancient lonian city of Ephesus, which wasonce the Roman capital of Asia. As a beer, Efes is light, crisp, very refreshing, and has a slightly bitter finish. Pours a bright, golden-honey colour, topped with a single finger of white head with poor retention. A bumpy cap and collar are the only remnants after a few minutes. The aroma is very faint but suitable for the style; light barley malts and some honey sweetness. Taste is mostly grainy pale malts with some rice adjunct sweetness. A bit of peppercorn, lemon, and herbal hops in the finish. No aftertaste; very clean. Just the slightest bit dry; this sensation is perceptible after swallowing. Very crisp, with heavy carbonation that bites the tongue. Thin-bodied and quite refreshing. available in 500ml-16.9oz and 330ml-11.02oz Efes Dark Pleasant toasty bready and the distinct molasses aroma. Appearance: brown, clear, tan foam, minimal head. Taste:. lightly bitter, lightly sour, light sweetness. Palate: light body, thin feel, average carbonation, abrupt lightly bitter finish It is actually a fine representation of a dark, malty lager. This is a very enjoyable beverage. .