HaKerem: Israeli Wine

03 May Israeli wine in Vancouver, Canada and New York

Two interesting Israeli wine events in North America this week - including one in Canada (any Canadian readers?): Canada - The Vancouver Israeli Wine Festival runs May 4 (tomorrow - Sunday!), 5-9 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel with wines from nine wineries around that country,...

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01 May A great wine from Carmel

I know, I know, I had some not-so-nice things to say about Carmel. But they often get an unfair shake and some of their top wines are very good and even better than other Israeli wines that have a better reputation. Last Saturday night, my wife,...

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24 Apr Rimon in the Seattle Times

I apologize that I had not posted this earlier, but apparently if you sent e-mail to israelwineblog@gmail.com, I did not receive it. Here is an interesting article on Rimon (which is not from grapes and many critics do not consider it a wine) from the...

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24 Mar Ella Valley Winery

Ella Valley is another excellent terroir-driven winery that is making excellent wines in Israel. Ella Valley, founded in 1997 on Kibbutz Netiv Lamed Hay, produced around 150,000 bottles for the 2006 vintage.   Run by French-trained winemaker Doron Rav Hon, the grapes all come from nearby vineyards...

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