Farming Grapes in Volcanic Soil in the Canary Islands

Here is more on wine making on the island of Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. Canary Islands wine has been prized for a long time: in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Sir Toby Belch, “the vice-regent spokesman for cakes and ale”, praises “a cup of canary”, and U.S. president Thomas Jefferson imported Canary Islands wine for his own cellar.

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