You are using an old browser that may not function as expected.
For a better, safer browsing experience, please upgrade your browser.

Log in Become a Member

The Republic of Turkey (Türkiye in Turkish) with its capital Ankara covers 783,562 km². It stretches across the two continents of Asia and Europe. The Asian part Anatolia makes up 97% of the country, the European part Eastern Thrace in the far north-west of the country only 3%, where the main part of Istanbul is located. The state borders Greece and Bulgaria to the north-west, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan to the north-east, Iran to the east and Iraq and Syria to the south-east. The politically divided island of Cyprus with the Republic of Cyprus and the internationally unrecognised Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus lies 70 kilometres from the south coast. The Greek islands of Chios, Kos, Symi and Rhodes lie close to the Turkish mainland in the west. Turkey is divided geographically into seven areas or regions.

Voices of our members

Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher

In the past, you needed a wealth of encyclopaedias and specialist literature to keep up to date in your vinophile professional life. Today, Wine lexicon from wein.plus is one of my best helpers and can rightly be called the "bible of wine knowledge".

Prof. Dr. Walter Kutscher
Lehrgangsleiter Sommelierausbildung WIFI-Wien

The world's largest Lexicon of wine terms.

26,386 Keywords · 46,992 Synonyms · 5,323 Translations · 31,720 Pronunciations · 203,030 Cross-references
made with by our author Norbert F. J. Tischelmayer. About the Lexicon