Producer Profile

Mersel Wine

Eddie Chami, an Australian-born father of three, holds a degree in Viticulture and Enology and is passionate about creating non-mainstream wines in Lebanon. Utilizing indigenous Lebanese grape varieties, Eddie's 'Mersel Wine' was the first in the country to develop a PetNat and a Piquette. Since 2016, the winery has been producing unique and high-quality Lebanese skin-contact wines.


Where The Wines Come From

Northern Bekaa

The natural wine profile of Northern Bekaa captures the essence of Lebanon's winemaking heritage with its unique terroir and centuries-old tradition. Nestled amidst the rugged beauty of the Bekaa Valley, this region boasts an ideal climate for grape cultivation, characterized by warm days and cool nights. The limestone-rich soils impart a distinct mineral quality to the wines, while the altitude and proximity to the Mediterranean Sea contribute to the grapes' vibrant acidity and nuanced flavors. From the indigenous varietals like Obaideh and Merwah to international classics like Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, Northern Bekaa natural wines showcase a remarkable diversity of expressions, each bottle telling a story of the land and the hands that tend to it. Crafted with a commitment to sustainability and minimal intervention, these wines embody the spirit of their terroir, inviting enthusiasts to savor the rich tapestry of flavors and aromas that define Lebanese winemaking.