HaKerem: Israeli Wine

02 Oct Wine, Chocolate, and More

 The Tishbi family started in wine in Israel as farmers growing grapes for the Carmel collective in 1882. Celebrating its 30th vintage this year, the Tishbi winery makes over a million bottles of wine a year and has a loyal following both in Israel and overseas. But Tishbi isn't...

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27 Jul Jerusalem Wine Festival 2015

 We've been covering the Israel Museum since the beginning. Check it out Check out the Jerusalem Wine Festival, one of the most fun and exciting wine festivals in Israel. This is how the city of Jerusalem describes it: The Jerusalem Wine Festival, the leading event for the wine...

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28 May What makes Kosher Wine Kosher?

In 2007, Israeli winemaker Shuki Yashuv of Agur Winery surrendered the right to touch his own wine when he turned his winery kosher. Despite being Jewish, Shuki is not considered a “kosher worker.” Host David Rhodes also meets winemaker Shiki Rauchberger at Teperberg, Israel’s oldest kosher...

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18 May Israeli wine in Eshkol HaZahav

The winners of this year's Eshkol Hazahav (Golden Cluster), were announced at The Peres Center For Peace in Jaffa. Eshkol HaZahav is Israel's wine tasting competition, now in its 13th year, organized by Studio Ben-Avi, owned by Avi Ben-Ami. 259 wines were submitted from among 50...

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14 May Israeli Wines in Wine Advocate

Mark Squires, the wine reviewer for Israeli wines in Robert Parker's Wine Advocate has new reviews of Israeli wines. Three Israeli wines scored 92 points: Chateau Golan Eliad Royal Reserve 2012 Makura Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 (Amphorae Winery) Recanati Special Reserve 2012. For Recanati Winery Israeli wines only started being...

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