HaKerem: Israeli Wine

07 Nov Wine Photos from Sommelier

Here are just a few photos from the Sommelier wine conference held last week in Tel Aviv. I will have a post about this amazing Israeli wine event next week. Pardon the quality as these photos were taken from my cell phone after my (fresh) camera batteries died.[gallery...

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02 Nov Tel Aviv Wine Festival

I've previously blogged about the Jerusalem Wine Festival but I haven't yet had a chance to attend the Tel Aviv Wine Festival which is held at the Tel Aviv Eretz Yisrael Museum, near Tel Aviv University. Unfortunately, I didn't bring my camera and my cell phone...

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30 Oct Israel’s World Class Dessert Wines

Unfortunately most Israelis associate sweet wines with Kiddush and religious ritual, and therefore the very word ‘sweet’ has connotations of a cheap and nasty wine. Something which is to be avoided, at all costs. However some of the world’s most sought after and expensive wines...

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23 Oct Israel’s Forgotten Brandies

Twenty years ago there was a large market for Israeli brandies. Stock 84 and Brandy 777 were big domestic brands. In the 1990’s Carmel & Tishbi brandies won major international recognition at the very highest possible level. Yet high domestic taxes and the fact that...

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20 Oct 10 Best Wineries in Israel

Daniel Rogov's Guide to Israeli Wine is coming out in a few weeks for 2010 (How did that happen?). He's been publishing this annual guide to Israeli wine for the past several years and it keeps on getting bigger and bigger. One of the most interesting...

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19 Oct Golan Moscato 2009

It's almost the end of 2009 and so the young 2009 vintage wines are soon coming out. While it's traditional for the boujealais Gamay to be the first of the harvest, young white wines are sometimes also released aroudn the same time. Golan Moscato 2009 is...

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02 Oct On wine and waiting…

How much beer does it take to make wine: A Visit to Dalton Winery The following is a guest post by Alex Aizenberg about his recent visit to Israel. Alex is a lover of Israeli wine and public relations guy. If you are interested in writing a...

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