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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Nepal, apparently home to one of the highest vineyards in the world (2,750 m/9,000 ft). Two hectares of vinifera vines were planted in 1992 at Jomsom in the Annapurna region by a local politician keen to foster a new industry in this remote corner of the world, but it is not known if wine resulted.