Arda is a family run winery located near Edirne city, Thrace.
Their vineyards and winery are located on the northwest tip of Turkey, in Thrace region. Thrace is a historical winemaking region and a prominent center of the Turkish wine renaissance with several new wineries sprawling in the last 10 years.
They started planting in 2006, following thorough analyzes of soil, selection of land, grape varieties and suitable rootstock. With additional plantings they reached 125 decares of vineyards. Their soil is mainly loamy, with gravel and clay strata in some parts.
Climate is continental with around 90 dry days through June – September, with diurnal temperature variations of 18-19 C and northern winds through the day.
Arda vineyards has been granted “Good Agricultural Practices” certificate for nature friendly practices in agriculture.
Their grape varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Gamay, Papazkarasi (indigenous), Narince (indigenous).