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Thrace

Thracia (GB)
Tracia (ES)
Thrace (F)
Trácia (PO)
Thracië (N)
Tracia (I)

In the oldest Greek usage (Thrace) was thus the entire Balkan Peninsula without the Greek Peloponnese meant, later only the eastern part south of the Danube, Already from the Greek poet Homer (8th century BC), the Thracian wines were praised and Ulysses defeated the one-eyed Cyclops Polyphem. Today the area is between Bulgaria. Greece (8,500 km²) and the Turkey (23,600 km²) shared. The Greek region of Thráki is located in the northeast of the country, bordering Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. Here will be as in the west adjacent Greek region Macedonia especially red wines from the grape variety Xinomavro pressed, but there are none POP classified wines. The Bulgarian region of Thrace is also famous for its rose cultivation. In addition to the world's coveted rose oil, strong red wines are produced here. Long ago were with rose petals flavored Wines very popular. Today's, traditional grape juice drink from the Turkish Thrace is Hardaliye,

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