Surprised? Don't be. Tunisians have been making wine since...the beginning of time. Practically.
So if you're wondering, "where is the most exotic wine-making destination in the world?", could the answer be Tunisia?
Chit-chatting with the owners of Reunion surf bar one evening (the only cool bar near Times Square, really), I noted that Le Poisson wines were appearing on wine lists city-wide. 'Natch, it is made by a French-Tunisian family. Bien sur.
I explored the trend for Wine Enthusiast, and sat down with the winemaker's son, and importer, Phillippe, for an interview session.
Read the full interview here.