Morocco: Here's Looking at You, Kid

Sunny Morocco in northern Africa is famed the world over for many things, but wine has never been at the forefront because the Muslim-heavy population doesn't drink alcohol. Luckily, since the mid-1990s these wines have increased their presence on the international market thanks to foreign investment, because the climate is perfect for growing popular red varieties, especially Carignan, Cinsault, Alicante and Garnacha (popular in Cote du Rhone-style blends), as well as increasing quantities of Cabernet, Merlot and Syrah.

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