Israeli Wine

 

Wine has been produced in Israel since Biblical times, perhaps longer than anywhere in the world. According to the authors of the Old Testament (Tanakh, “Hebrew Bible,” etc.), Noah planted the first vines once the great flood subsided. From that point, there are several references to wines consumed by Moses, Micah, King David, and most notably Jesus. Ancient equipment has been found in archeological sites as well as beneath parts of modern day facilities in the Golan Heights and as far as the Negev Desert. Israel made contributions to this growing industry, which spread throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean. A document dating to around 1800 BC was discovered stating Israel was “...blessed with figs and vineyards producing wine in greater quantity than water.” However the wine that was available was often doctored with botanicals, honey, and other additives to make it more palatable. A sweet, viscous style became a popular export during Roman times. But it was so Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Israel View all

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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Popular Wineries in Israel View all

  • Rimon Winery

    Rimon Winery is owned and operated by the Nachmias family, a third generation farming family who ...

  • Chateau Golan Winery

    Château Golan, located in the southern area of the Golan Heights, opened its doors in the summer ...

  • Dalton Winery

    The Dalton Winery is set in the beautiful green, mountainous country of the Upper Galilee, five k...

  • Golan Heights Winery

    By combining state of the art technology with traditional vinification techniques, the company ha...

  • Barkan

    A Vineyard was to Solomon the King, and as the love in the Song of Songs, our love started in a v...

  • Carmel Winery

    Carmel Winery is the historic winery of Israel. It was founded in 1882 by Baron Edmond de Rothsch...

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Israel on Snooth

  • Recanati Yasmin Red 2014

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    a smidgen rough but than begins to soften to the palate. a reasonable blend that I have found to be the most tasteful this pass over fest. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Barkan Classic Petite Sirah 2013

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    probably a little sour for a petit sira but still palatable as to most passover wines. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Tabor Hill Cherry

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    I was looking for a sweet wine for late evenings. I saw Tabor Hills Cherry Wine in my local grocery store and though, "If I don't like it I'm only out a few dollars." Well, let me set the story straight. This wine is fabulous! Reminds me of a wine I used to buy 40 years ago in Door County Wisconsin, but Tabor Hills Cherry has a more robust flavo... Read More

    Wine review by Fred P


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  • Morad Winery Lychee Wine

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    No written review

    Wine review by justin717


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  • Golan Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

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    Great wine for the price, bold yet smooth with a hint of fruit. Read More

    Wine review by cin63


  • Yarden Gewurztraminer 2013

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    not bad, a tad tart, but a better wine for Passover V/S the sweet wines that are the normal fare for the festival. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • We were lucky enough to visit a few of Israel's 300+ wineries, from the Negev Desert to the Golan Heights, on our last amazing stay in Israel! Among them the standouts: We had a Wonderful time staying at Carmey Avdat Winery in a beautiful cabin, with a delicious dinner and an excellent tasting... had a marvelous tasting at the Rota winery in the...

    Comment by 512445elisse 512445 elisse


  • Wonderful progress over the past few years. Reds showing real class. If money is not a problem I personally recommend Margalit winery, extreme Bordeaux style with powerful fruit and full body. Very well made.

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