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Birmania (ES)
Burma (GB)
Birmanie (F)
Birmania (I)
Mianmar (PO)
Myanmar (N)
The name for the state in Southeast Asia, newly introduced by the military government in 1989, is not accepted by all countries. In German-speaking countries the former Burma or Burma is still used. It borders counterclockwise on Thailand, Laos, China, India, Bangladesh and the Bay of Bengal. Of the cultivated grapes, mainly raisins and table grapes are produced. The vineyards of the only wine producer Myanmar Vineyard Estate extend west of the city of Taunggyi at an altitude of 1,300 meters above sea level on the southern foothills of the Himalayas. The vineyard area covers 75 hectares; the 2010 grape variety chart:

Grape variety Colour Synonyms Hectare
Syrah red Shiraz 27
Blanc sauvignon white - 22
Muscat Blanc / Muscat Plate white - 7
Pinot noir red - 7
Mazuelo red Cariñena, Samsó, Carignan 4
Tempranillo red - 3
Petit Verdot red - 2
Chardonnay white - 1
Cabernet sauvignon red - 1
Chenin Blanc white - 1
Alicante Henri Bouschet red - 0

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