HaKerem: Israeli Wine

22 Dec Heads up: Wine Advocate Released

Quick heads up that the Wine Advocate tastings on Israeli wines have just been released. The magazine was just mailed yesterday morning, so it should be arriving in subscriber's mailboxes shortly and the article will be on the eRobert Parker site (only accessible to subscribers...

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20 Dec Organic Israeli wine

The following story originally appeared in "the honey," an English e-newsletter about life and culture in Israel:  WINE PURO VINO If this purist bent suits the current fancy, take it a step further and go organic in your wines. The much acclaimed Sea Horse Winery on Moshav Bar...

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18 Dec How do you store your wine?

This weekend, I opened up a bottle of the 2006 Galil Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon. Unusually, Rogov says that it is best starting in 2009. Yet, like most people, I am not going to store this wine until 2009 – as the wine is still good...

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16 Dec Blogging Petit Sirah

I'm still a newbie to the wine blogging world and so I missed Wine Blogging Wednesday. Apparently, last week's WBW#40 was for people to blog about Petit Sirah – a varietal in which there are a few good Israeli choices. This is extra unique as...

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09 Dec Changes at Recanati

Recanati, a great Israeli wine that tends to be Italian in style, is one of Israel's top wineries, founded 8 years ago by businessman Leon Recanati. Since the beginning, its winemaker has been the American and UC Davis-trained winemaker Lewis Pasco, a regular on the various...

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05 Dec Carmel Appelation

Carmel, one of Israel's oldest wineries, used to be the only game on the block but not anymore. As a result, Carmel has been struggling for many years and is not my favorite Israeli winery by a long-shot. However, their top end series are quite...

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