Egypt is a land in the throes of change. This winter, the elections that brought religious elements of this tradition-bound Muslim society to the brink of power may also threaten the revival of one of Egypt's historic contributions to world civilization: winemaking along the banks of the Nile. Wine Spectator's Jessica Ocheltree explains.
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