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Guide to the Remarkable Rhodes wines

Guide to the Remarkable Rhodes wines

Rhodes was the region’s largest wine exporter as early as the 7th century BC, owing to its strong maritime presence. Rhodes wines grew in popularity, even after the Knights of St John occupied the island in the early 14th century. The conquest of the island by Suleiman the Magnificent’s Ottoman army in 1522 marked the beginning of a very difficult period in grape cultivation that lasted until the Italians took control of the island in 1912.

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