Muslim nations uneasy about wine production.

April 19, 2009 at 10:19 am Leave a comment

Source: The Independent. Moroccan Islamists demand crackdown on drink. By Elizabeth Nash. April 19, 2009.

It’s an uneasy balance between time-honored religious teachings and a flourishing wine-production industry.

Moroccan Islamists demand crackdown on drink
By Elizabeth Nash
The Independent on Sunday
19 Apr 2009

The Islamic world has long had mixed feelings about wine: Muslims are supposed to abstain, but countries from North Africa to the eastern Mediterranean and beyond have for centuries cultivated vineyards. And today, wines from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia,…read more…


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