HaKerem: Israeli Wine

11 Jan Decanter takes on Israeli wine

Israeli Wine By: Natasha Hughes This article first appeared in Decanter In the Bible, Israel is referred to as a land of milk and honey. To the once-nomadic desert tribesmen who settled there a few thousand years ago, it must have seemed a veritable agricultural paradise;...

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06 Jan Kosher and Proud of It

(This originally appeared on Wines Israel) By: Adam Montefiore Lets destroy some popular misconceptions: Not all kosher wine is made in Israel and not all Israeli wine is kosher! Nowadays nearly every wine producing country in the world produces kosher wine and in Israel, just to...

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04 Jan The Best Israeli Wines of 2009

In Daniel Rogov's weekly column in Ha'aretz he reviews some of the best wines of 2009. Chateau Golan, Cabernet Sauvignon, Royal Reserve 2005: Almost impenetrably dark garnet in color, this wine is both concentrated and elegant. A blend of 89% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Cabernet Franc,...

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04 Jan Yarden Katzrin 2004 virtual tasting

UPDATE: Due to the ongoing security situation in and near the Gaza border, this event was postponed. Golan Heights Winery is about to release its flagship, age-worthy wine the Yarden Katzrin 2004. The Katzrin, a Bordeaux-style blend, is known to have an aging potention of upwards...

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