HaKerem: Israeli Wine

16 Jan Carmel’s Brandy Branding

Since moving to Israel, I’ve experienced and most typically enjoyed hundreds of wine tastings. It just goes with the territory of being a wine writer and sommelier. It’s a pleasant diversion when you’re offered a nice twist from the standard fare of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot...

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09 Jan Secret Wine

The following article is from wines-israel.com and reprinted with permission. In a brilliant and original marketing ploy, a new wine has been launched which is totally secret. So secret it has no name, no variety, no story on the back label. Even the winery is unknown....

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06 Jan ROGOV BRANDY

To learn more about Rogov brandy, download the Rogov Leaflet. Carmel Winery has launched a new prestigious, limited edition, ‘wine finished’ brandy in memory of Daniel Rogov, z”l, who passed away recently. Daniel Rogov was Israel’s most celebrated wine critic, the voice of the Israel wine revolution...

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05 Jan Castel & Yatir Excel Again

The following is from wines-israel.com and reprinted with permission.  The Wine Advocate has published its annual December tasting of Israeli wines. The three most successful wines were Yatir Forest, Castel Grand Vin and Carmel Limited Edition. The target of any winery is to receive 90 points or more...

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26 Dec Wines, Settlements, & Politics

The following is from wines-israel.com and reprinted with permission. It represents the opinions of the author. Israeli wine has always had a special place in its surrounding society. It has had the same relevance and prominence from the days of Ancient Israel in Biblical times, through...

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23 Dec Sparkling for Celebration

The following article was originally posted on wines-israel.com. It is reprinted with permission. Sparkling wine is the wine of fashion and celebration. Whether on New Year’s Eve or at a wedding, it remains the classic wine to make a toast with. It is also a symbol...

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01 Dec Advancing Brand Israel

The following article is adapted from wines-israel.com Advancing Brand Israel The United States is Israel’s largest export market for wines, with over 50% of all Israel’s exports going there. It is also the country with the largest potential for Israeli wine. The USA has something like 5.5...

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26 Nov Moti and Hila Teperberg

Ha’aretz’s weekend magazine has a new series where they profile a parent and child. This weekend is Moti Teperberg, from Teperberg 1870, and his daughter Hila Lieber-Teperberg. read the full article A little history of Teperberg winery: Moti...

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