HaKerem: Israeli Wine

14 Jul Fine Wines From Carmel

When Carmel was founded in the 19th century, it will surprise many to know that the wineries of Rishon Le Zion and Zichron Ya’acov were considered extremely advanced for their time. Cuttings for the new vineyards were taken from Château Lafite, the first winemaker was...

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11 Jul New Carmel Single Vineyard Riesling

The following article appeared on wines-israel.com. The opinions expressed are those of the author Carmel Winery has launched a single vineyard Riesling. The wine comes from the celebrated Kayoumi vineyard in the foothills of Mount Meron, in the Upper Galilee. Carmel Riesling, Kayoumi Vineyard 2010 is 100%...

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25 Jun Israeli Wine Regions

The following is from Wines Israel and reprinted w/ permission   Two recent initiatives show promise for the future of Israel’s wine regions. Israel’s current registered wine regions were decided in the 1970’s. This was before the quality wine revolution began in Israel and also before all mass...

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21 Jun Colombard Wine Varietal

The following is from wines-israel and reprinted with permission Colombard is little known, but it is the most planted white wine variety in Israel. It first came to Israel in the 1970’s, but since then has been mainly used in white wine blends. It was the...

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