HaKerem: Israeli Wine

21 May Teperberg 1870

Wine and cheese. No pairing of food and beverage is as ubiquitous in the Western world. Whether in North or South America or along the Mediterranean, when we think of one we most often think about enjoying it with the other. As Shavuot nears in...

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18 May The Kosher Grapevine

While this site is not a kosher wine site, with many Israeli wine not being kosher and much kosher wine not being Israeli, I know it’s of interest to some readers and so I’m reviewing a new book out on the market, written by a...

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05 May Return of The Ancient World

Marks and Spencer, the iconic British food and clothing retailer founded by two Jewish families, has chosen a special selection of wines from the Eastern Mediterranean. Following new interest in Eastern Mediterranean food, M&S has chosen fifteen wines from Croatia, Greece, Israel, Lebanon, Turkey and...

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25 Apr Yom Hatzmaut – Looking Back

This article first appeared on wines-israel.com and is reprinted with permission of the author. On Israel’s 64th Independence Day, it is worthwhile to look back at some of Israel’s most influential wines, which have helped to advance Israel’s image as a wine...

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10 Apr Easter Wine Tour

When I moved to California from Massachusetts, I missed the embedded and concentrated layers of culture and history that New England had to offer over the American Southwest. Yet when moving to Israel, those hundreds of years of New England culture were overshadowed by thousands...

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01 Apr The Other White Meat…

When moving to a new country, there are certain cultural changes one should expect. One might expect to adapt to new languages, politics, business practices, music, food and beverages. Coming from America, I was bit surprised on one dietary trend in Israel and that is...

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