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Algerian Wine Industry

The Forgotten King of Wine Exporters: The Algerian Wine Industry

The Forgotten King of Wine Exporters: The Algerian Wine Industry Algeria's wine industry only produced around 0.6 million hectoliters of wine in 2008. However, in 1962 Algeria produced 15 million hectoliters of wine. Algeria […]

July 31

July 31, 1905: The French Governer-General of Algeria, Charles Jonnart, collaborated with a British partner to sell a huge volume of Algerian wine in London. Algeria had previously been restricted to French markets. The ensuing […]

April 18

April 18, 1855: On this day, the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification took place at the request of Napoleon III. All of the wines in Bordeaux were ranked by brokers in order of importance. The […]

June 14

June 14, 1830: On this day in 1830, a French army consisting of 34,000 men under the command of General Louis-Auguste de Bourmont landed 27 kilometers west of Algiers in Algeria to begin the […]

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