Cave des Ours

Cave Des Ours is renowned for its Lebanese Apple Wine and Apple Arak being the pioneer in apple wineries and distilleries in Lebanon and the Middle East. It resides in the mountains of Kfardebian and in the heart of Lebanon – 47km away from Beirut, at an altitude of 1300m above sea level. Driven by the founders’ passion and love for sharing the exquisite taste of their products, the main focus of Cave Des Ours remains to offer the highest quality of Wine and Arak.

DID YOU KNOW

Cave Des Ours apple wine is made from 5 different types of apples.

WHAT’S THE INNOVATION?

Cave Des Ours is the first apple winery and distillery, transforming apples into wine and arak (aniseed spirit) using a new method and technology. Their system is patented.

WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND THE INNOVATION?

Elia El Beainou – the founder of Cave des Ours, is from a village in the Lebanese mountain, Kfardebian, much known for its wealth in apple production and a good part of the villagers rely on the sales of this fruit for a living. But in times of crisis, the villagers, who relied on this product, had to face great difficulties. This is why, before the devaluation of the product, Elia created a new concept that pays honor to the terroir and allows the re-valorization of the Lebanese apple. This is how apple wine and apple arak were born.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

The creation of their apple wine and apple arak is unique in the global market because of the scientific knowledge they have. Cave des Ours products are of high quality, with a new and special taste which matches Mediterranean dishes.

WHO IS IT BENIFITTING?

Cave Des Ours is seen to the producers as a solution for the apple crisis in Lebanon and is offering consumers a high quality product, with a new and special taste.