Moroccan Wine

Among the countries of North AfricaMorocco is considered to have the best natural potential for producing quality wines, due to its high mountains and cooling influence of the Atlantic, as these factors offset the risk of having too hot vineyards. An important exporter of wine in the colonial era before 1956, the Morrocan wine industry is experiencing a revival and expansion since the 1990s due to influx of foreign investments. 


Viticulture in the region of today's Morocco is believed to have been introduced by Phoenician settlers, and was definitely established in the era of Ancient Rome. Large-scale viticulture was introduced into Morocco by French colonists, just as it was to the neighboring country of Algeria. However, the quantities of Moroccan wine produced was never nearly as high as that of Algerian wine. At the time of the country's independence in 1956, there was 55,000 hectares (140,000 acres). Although much of the French expertise Read more »

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  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cinsault

    History of the grape: Cinsau(l)t has been growing in Southern France for centuries. In the Rhone and Languedoc region...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

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  • When I had a short break in Gibraltar a few years ago and I went to their ... ... across to Tangeir. I chose Morocco as many of those who had been on the Tio Pepe trip a couple of days previously returned considerably the worse for dri Read More

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  • Question: Does anyone know a winebar in New York City that has one or more Moroccan wines on their list?

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  • Please, VANSPRONSEN, post your wines! I intend to post more, but for PRIVACY ... world, for example, in Morocco where I had many wines made in Morocco.......wonderful indeed!Have you tasted a wine made in Morocco?I am trying also to enter more of my tasting notes on SNOOTH, as I have so few on here!I saw your website; congratulations, VANSPRON... Read More

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  • Ouled Thaleb Red Blend 2013


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  • S de Siroua Domaine Ouled Thaleb-Thalvin 2005


    French influence with a California type climate. A nice dry wine without being harsh. Nice bouquet and body. Read More

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  • While looking at the NYTimes food section, I saw a piece for this book by ... ... ... like, why bother?  (Morocco?  Lebanon?  Sure, they have winemaking but is that what you would go there for as a casual taster?) I've requested a review copy, so I'll let you know.  Probably pitch it to Snooth as an article if LP comes throug Read More

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  • I did a day trip to Tangier in Morocco once when I was staying in Gibraltar.We got taken around the souk where you could buy anything from car spares to fresh fruit and vegetables to carpets or live animals and then a lunch of chicken and couscous with beer or Morrocan wine.After that they took us to the beach for camel rides,then afternoon tea ... Read More

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  • Boulaouane Vin du Maroc NV


    On my recent trip to France I visited a North African restaurant where I was ... to have been introduced to Morocco by the Phoeniecians before the Romans and it was a major industry during the French colonial periodbut in 1967 the EU introduced import quotas and production fell although in recent years quality has improved due to French invest... Read More

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  • I have just found the cork!!!! and it says Ouled Thaleb Morocco AfricaIf you pop this into google, there are a few places in the US amongst others that sellwines from this vineyard. Read More

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  • Check out some amazing new white wines from Thalvin -Domaine Ouled Thaleb, Morocco. S de Siroua Chardonnay (un-oaked) Medaillon Sauvignon Blanc and Cuvee de President White (Faranah?? and Clairet) Really fresh and delicious.

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  • Just last week I was in a restaurant called Ard Bia in the city of Galway, Ireland and had one of the most amazing rosés I have ever had. It was a Moroccan wine called Volubilia Gris, Guerrouane from Domaine de la Zouina. Evidently it is made from Mourvedre and Tempranillo grapes, but it has a distinctive taste that reminded me of someting from ...

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  • Marakesh, Morocco --- definitely worth the trip. Wonderful city, hotels, dining and wine.

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  • Wonderful city, terrific hotels and restaurants. Worth the trip.

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