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Hear of us through the grape vine (pun intended) - Karam Wines’ compilation of press releases and news.
The Jewel of Jezzine - A Visit to Karam Wines
A feature of Karam Wines in IC Newsletter Fall/Winter 2021 by Isabelle Houghton
Karam Wines - The Best Vineyard in Asia & No.14 in the World
Late Sep 2021, Karam Wines was voted the Best Vineyard in Asia & topped the charts at No.14 on the list. A win for the family and a win for Lebanon.
Karam Wines Named Best Vineyard In Asia - Beirut.com
"A family tradition of harvesting grapes from vineyards turned into a passion for the art of wine-making, and thus the Karam family established Karam Wines.
Karam Wines of Lebanon wins the Best Vineyard in Asia... An award of hope despite difficulties
An exclusive interview with Captain Karam (Owner & Winemaker) by Annahar News (local newspaper) in light of Karam Wines being named the Best Vineyard in Asia for 2021.
The Big Lesson from Lebanon
Chris Boiling from IWC Canopy states: "Karam is the highest new entry in 2021 World's Best Vineyard, coming in at number 14 – way ahead of Château Mouton Rothschild (36), Penfolds Magill Estate (37
Mark Wiens has Lunch at Karam Wines
Mark Wiens, a reputable youtube food blogger, spends a full day in Jezzine and has lunch at Karam Wines.
Lebanon - Its Wines Are Worth Seeking Out!
On her visit to Lebanon, MW Natasha Hughes was impressed with what our wine industry had to offer, and even more so by Captain Karam's larger than life personality.
Cloud Nine – Best White Wine in the Mediterranean Basin
Founder of Karam Wines, Captain Habib Karam, receiving the award of Special Prize Sommeliers in the awards ceremony of Citadelles du Vin 2015 (Bordeaux) for the white wine Cloud Nine 2013.
Beckie Sturm Talks About Karam Wines in The Daily Star
“In with the New at Lebanon’s Wineries” an article by Beckie Strum was featured in The Daily Star.
Foodepedia “Flying is a dry career – I can’t live without wine making”
“Flying is a dry career - I can’t live without making wine,” says former show-jumping champion turned commercial pilot of 41 years service, Habib Karam.
Saint John – Top 5 Red Wines in Lebanon
Decanter magazine nominated Saint John as one of the top 5 red wines of Lebanon and awarded it a rating of 17/20.
Le Vin Parfait Visits Karam Wines
Le Vin Parfait visits Karam Wines in Jezzine, South Lebanon and holds and interview with founder Captain Habib Karam. Watch the video and see what he has to say.
Karam Wines Featured in Prestige Magazine
Karam Wines Featured in Masculin Magazine
An Interview with Captain Habib Karam.
Tom Cannavan Rates Corpus Christi 2008 as 91/100
Wine Journalist Mr. Tom Cannavan has a lot to say about Corpus Christi 2008 (Red Wine).
Al Murakeb – 80,000 Bottles Sold in the Finest HORECA
What Oz Clarke has to Say About Maison – Karam’s Unoaked Red Wine
In London, Oz Clarke, one of the UK’s most respected wine gurus said he was most taken with Lebanon’s unoaked wines, citing Maison from the Karam Wines as the standout bottle on the table that day.
Tim Atkin, British MW, Presents Karam Wines
Watch Tim Atkin (MW) present one of his 8 wine picks - Karam Winery's Cloud Nine - at the Discover Lebanon Masterclass at the LIWF with Lebanese wine expert Michael Karam.
Wild Boar with Cherry Sauce and Karam Wines’ Corpus Christi
Ms. Fiona Beckett’s take on a Karam Wines signature dish of wild boar with cherry sauce paired with the renowned Corpus Christi.
Karam Wines featured in Harper’s Magazine UK
“Captain Habib Karam is one of the characters of Lebanon’s wine Industry” said Harper’s - see what else they have to say!
Talking and Walking with a Lebanese Wine Maker
“Have you ever had a winemaker take you around a tasting where none of his wines are on display that day?
Karam Wines, The Terroir of the Southern Lebanon
Karam Wines featured in Commerce Du Levant.
Karam Wines Listed in Tom Stevenson’s 2009 Wine Report
Karam Wines Featured in Time Out Beirut
Iktissad Wal Aamal has a lot to say about Karam Wines
Karam Wines Featured in Cedar Wings
Karam Wines in L’Hebdo Magazine – A Passion Turned to Industry
Mona Alami talks about Karam Wines
Make Wine Not War
Karam Wines was featured in Decanter magazine. Despite the war that took place in Lebanon in 2005, Karam Wines was able to bring in the harvest.
Karam Wines Featured in Executive Magazine