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2nd Jerusalem Kosher Wine Festival: More than 40 wineries at +972 Wine Festival

For the religiously observant who do not want to attend a wine festival that also has non-certified kosher wine, and a testament to the growing sophistication of even the more observant populations, a rival wine festival that consists of solely kosher wine is now also taking place in Jerusalem. More than 40 wineries will be […]

Ra’anana Wine Festival

The first Ra’anana Wine Festival is next week!!! October 26th and 27th, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6:30pm to Midnight in Ra’anana Park (Lev HaPark) on the west side (near the pond and cafe). The festival costs only 60 NIS, which includes a collectable wine glass and all the wine you can taste!!! It’s 55 […]

Raise your glass! Wine recommendations for Rosh Hashana

The Jerusalem Post has published an edited version of my article Wine Recommendations for Rosh Hashana. Read the article in the Jerusalem Post. Below is an excerpt from the article: What’s good in Israel? Israeli wine! Wine recommendations for Rosh Hashanah By Avi Hein, Editor-in-Chief: HaKerem: The Israeli Wine Blog It’s not a Jewish holiday […]

Sommelier 2009 – Israel’s Professional Wine Event

Every year a new wine festival opens in Israel, from the southern tips of Eilat to the northern tips of the Golan Heights. But it is no exaggeration to say that Israel’s most important wine festival is Tel Aviv’s Sommelier. This giant Israeli wine festival has now been held for several years, with wines from Israel […]

California Israeli Wine Festival

I received the following report from Neta Reef of Israeli Wine Company, about the recent Israeli wine festival hosted by Kehillah Jewish High School in California. If you’ve attended or run an Israeli wine event contact me to post it beforehand and let me know how it went and maybe I will post it here. […]

marie claire recommends Rimon pomegrante wine

The European women’s magazine marie claire suggests a great Christmas gift: pomegranate dessert wine from Israel’s Rimon Winery. This healthy drink, available in Europe (including the UK) and the United States, is a great holiday gift from the Holy Land. Key ingredient to healthy new wine? Pomegranate The healthiest red wine on the market is […]

Adam Sandler drinks Israeli wine

While Adam Sandler’s character Zohan may eat American hummus (which, I must ask, what was up with that? No self-respecting Israeli would eat American hummus), it appears that Adam Sandler is enjoying some Israeli wine. On a recent trip in California, Sandler and his entourage visited O’Shaughnessy Estate Winery, where Ari Erle is the assistant […]

Rimon in the Seattle Times

I apologize that I had not posted this earlier, but apparently if you sent e-mail to [email protected], 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 Seattle Times: Sunday, January 20, 2008 – Page updated at […]

Israel offers world’s first pomegranate wine

Israel’s Galilee offers world’s first pomegranate wine By Zev Stub September 10, 2006 If you’ve been to the supermarket lately, you’ve probably noticed that the hottest trend in the food industry is pomegranate products. Several years before the trend got started, a family in Israel’s Upper Galilee region began working to create a tastier and […]