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• Moroccan Wine Thrives in Face of Religious Bans & Heat

Moroccan Wine Thrives in Face of Religious Bans & Heat

It’s easy enough to say “When in Rome drink as the Romans do,” but what’s a wine lover to do in Marrakesh? For starters, Morocco is predominantly Muslim, and consumption of alcohol is forbidden in Islam, (though oddly enough, the word “alcohol” derives from the Pre-Islamic Arabic word “al-kohl”). Its production is allowed, and historically […]