Lebanese wine raises £1,500 at Human Rights Watch auction - The961

Lebanese wine raises £1,500 at Human Rights Watch auction

Human Rights Watch is an international NGO that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. It organized a dinner and a wine auction last year on November 20th at the Tower of London. Château Ksara is one of Lebanon's leading wineries. An anonymous buyer paid £1,500 ($2035) for Ksara's Vin D’Or 1942. According to

sources

, this sweet wine is originally made by the Jesuits who founded the winery. It "is a blend of Grenache Blanc, Malvasia, and Macabeo." The NGO's Lama Sioufi said that "it is clear proof that

Lebanese wines

from this period have a magical aura about them." All the proceeds will help the researchers to invest and expose human rights violations. Human Rights Watch is committed to settling peace all over the world. 2017 was a good year for Lebanese wine. Condé Nast Traveler, a luxury and lifestyle travel magazine, shared the list of the

world’s 15 best rosé wines

. Château Musar Jeune Rosé, a Lebanese wine, is on that list. Also, a Forbes contributor named Lauren Mowery wrote an article called "

Lebanon is the greatest food and wine country you’ve never visited!

"

Share on Facebook