HaKerem: Israeli Wine

23 Jul Israeli wine doesn’t suck: Bloomberg

Bloomberg gets the message that Israeli wine doesn't suck. I'm a little surprised that the article used the traditional framing of "Israeli wine used to suck, now kosher wine is good" (making the association between bad kosher American wine with great Israeli wine [which wasn't...

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23 Jul New York tastes kosher Israeli wine

Click on the image for the full size The New York-based Kosher Wine Society will be having a tasting of kosher Israeli wine (although not all Israeli wine is certified kosher!) on August 13. It is a fundraiser for an organization that helps Israeli children. If...

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21 Jul Jerusalem of Wine

The Jerusalem Wine Festival has come and gone for the year. This wine tasting festival is only a few years old but it has already become a Jerusalem tradition for Israel’s Anglo population and Jerusalemites, thirsty for some culture in the holy city. Last week,...

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09 Jul Rogov’s Reviews: Sophisticated Benyamina

Daniel Rogov has a positive review of the Benyamina Winery in last week's Ha'aretz. Benyamina is a large winery, often overlooked. It's great to see that this Israeli winery is constantly improving. Wine and Spirits / Sophisticated Binyamina By Daniel Rogov That Binyamina winery is on the way...

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07 Jul Kosher is still not a country

Richard Shaffer of Israeli Wine Direct has an absolutely excellent video post about how “kosher is not a country” and how many of the everyday foods that are in your refrigerator, pantry, and throughout your house may be kosher – no matter your religion. Coca...

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04 Jul Independence Day Wine

What wine are you opening this July 4 weekend? Personally, I'm in the mood for a nice California Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley or Russian River, but I think instead I will go for an Israeli Cabernet Sauvignon, depending on dinner tonight. The Segal...

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