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The Aegean region is located in the western part of Turkey, facing Greece, and consists mainly of the vinicultural areas of the provinces of Izmir, Denizli, Manisa and Aydin. The Canakkale peninsula and the Bozcaada Island are often considered as a part of the Aegean wine region, this is why I added them.

While logically Mediterranean on the coast, the climate in the inner Anatolian plateau is more continental with vineyards on higher altitudes and more extreme temperatures.

Soil : Clay loam in the lower elevations but also calcareous with altitude.

Wine production share in Turkey : 52,7%

Grape varieties : Bogazkere, Bornova Misketi, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignan, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Calkarasi, Grenache, Kalecik Karasi, Malbec, Merlot, Montepulciano, Mourvèdre, Narince, Okuzgozu, Petit Verdot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, Syrah, Sultaniye, Tannat, Tempranillo, Trebbiano, Viognier.

Wineries : Suvla, Gali, Corvus, Amadeus, Sezer and Camlibag in Canakkale province, Kastro Tireli and Selendi in Manisa province, Pamukkale in Denizli province, Lucien Arkas (LA), Mozaik, Nif, Okuzgozu and Urla in Izmir province, Prodom and Sevilen in Aydin province.