HaKerem: Israeli Wine

03 Mar ISRAEL21c covers the Israwinexpo 2008

ISRAEL21c's new video format was at the ISRAEWINEXPO. I admit that I wish I had pitched this to them myself, but the video is a nice montage of scenes and quotes from officials in the Israeli wine industry (although I would have preferred someone other...

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02 Mar Reporting from the Israwinexpo

So I returned Wednesday night from the first public night of the Israwinexpo 2008, Israel’s 2nd international wine trade show. While the two public days were mostly wine tastings attended by Israel’s growing oenophiles (and a few tourists, including my parents), the first day was...

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27 Feb ISRAWINEXPO 2008 is here

    Sorry for the slow pace of this blog, which will continue over the next two weeks, as I have guests from the wine trade (but lacking exposure in Israeli wine) in over the next two weeks. Hopefully, over the next month, I will have some...

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25 Feb On the wine route

I'm either up north, touring Israel's wine country, or in Tel Aviv at Israwinexpo. I hope to see you there! In the next month, I will have pictures and comments about Israeli wineries. STAY TUNED...

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25 Feb Castel in the Wall Street Journal

I'm up visiting wineries up north, but in the meantime read this fascinating article about Eli Ben-Zaken and Domaine du Castel from the Wall Street Journal. Why does it seem that Castel is the only winery with a good PR strategy (and, of course, one...

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19 Feb Israeli wines take a big, bold leap forward

From the Vancouver straight.com. The prices seem a bit high, I must admit (although it is Canadian dollars). Uncorked February 14, 2008 Israeli wines take a big, bold leap forward By Jurgen Gothe Jaded wine palates—and questing ones—take note: there’s exciting stuff going on at your nearby government liquor...

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