HaKerem: Israeli Wine

22 Jun The Wine Spectator Tastes Israel

The Wine Spectator, the world’s most famous wine magazine, has again tasted Israeli wines. The results were featured in the magazine and on the website. The better scores are listed below. It is noticeable that Israel’s Mediterranean varieties such as Syrah/ Shiraz, Carignan and Petite...

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29 Apr Adam Montefiore in the Huffington Post

I've previously written about Adam Montefiore, currently a manager at Carmel Winery. The dean of Israeli wine marketing (a topic close to my heart) and someone I'm privileged to have met and call an associate and friend, Montefiore is also known by his moniker 'The Ambassador of...

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10 Apr Agriculture, Animals, and Wine

Decanter.com has reported that: “An army of marauding baboons has been terrorising wine growers in the Franschhoek Valley region of South Africa, raiding local farms and devouring grapes.” One winery reported that he had lost nearly 40% of his crop to the animals! In Israel, maybe...

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27 Mar Israeli Sommelier in London

The term ‘Sommelier’ is the one of the most abused words in the Israel wine scene. Anyone who serves wine in a restaurant is referred to as a sommelier and people who complete wine courses also use the term loosely. Of course, a real sommelier is...

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