OTHER COUNTRIES Considerable quantities of
See also:wine are produced in the
See also:Balkan states, but the bulk of this is of a coarse description and only
See also:fit for
See also:consumption . The
See also:average yield of Bulgaria and Rumania is probably some 30 to 40 million gallons for each
See also:country, but in some years it is much larger . Thus in 1896 Rumania produced no less than Io1 million gallons and Bulgaria 81 million gallons . The wine
See also:industry in
See also:Greece, which in
See also:ancient times and during the
See also:middle ages was of
See also:great importance, has now become, at any
See also:rate in point of quality, quite insignificant . At the
See also:time a great
See also:part of the industry is devoted to the cultivation of the
See also:vine (Vitis corinthiaca) . There is a considerable export of currants and raisins and concentrated wine must from this country . Many of the islands of the Mediterranean, from which the ancients drew their supplies of wine, such as
See also:Chios, Cos, Tenedos, Crete and Cyprus, still produce considerable quantities of wine, but the bulk of this is scarcely to the
See also:European taste . In
See also:Asia wine is produced, according to Thudichum, principally in Caucasia and Armenia . In
See also:Persia, also, wines are made, especially in the
See also:district . Russia also
See also:pro. duces a small quantity of wine, principally in the
See also:Crimea .
OSWIO (c. 612-670)
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