HaKerem: Israeli Wine

16 Apr Wine Blogging Wednesday: Kosher Wine

Wine Blogging Wednesday featured kosher wine and was hosted by The Corkdork. Yes, I know, it’s Thursday, but Wednesday was chag, the last day of Passover in Israel and the second-to-last day in the Diaspora. More importantly, I was invaded by the in-laws, so my...

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06 Apr Passover Wine & Drinks Roundup

I’ve posted my Passover wine recommendations here and here (and, in an update, I believe that I will be drinking the 2007 Teperberg Silver Sangiovese and the 2007 Tzuba Cabernet Sauvignon for the Passover seder, 2007 Teperberg Terra Malbec, and 2007 Galil Mountain Barbera for...

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26 Mar Passover – The Holiday of Wine

I'll post my updated comments (including some notes about Jewish law) for this year with my Passover wine recommendations later in the week. In the meantime, check out my recommendation last year and my great wine haggadah. America may have its Maxwell House haggadah, a great...

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25 Mar French food, Israeli wine

French food and Israeli wine are not a common combination. After all, when people think Israeli wine they often (wrongly) associate it only with kosher food – thus barring wine and food combinations like mahi in a shrimp sauce with Barkan’s chardonnay. Yet, one French...

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24 Mar Wine sales to fall in Israel

Unfortunately, the global economic crisis has hit Israel hard -- particularly high tech, the engine of Israel's economic growth, and thus the rest of Israel's economy, with numbers the worst they have been since Israel's independence -- and, as a result wine sales are plummeting....

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24 Mar New Hebrew words for wine

In honor of the Passover holiday, which features lots of wine, and the growing wine culture in Hebrew, the Hebrew Language Academy (yes, for better or worse, there is such a thing) has come up with Hebrew words for wine-related terminology. The Academia...

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