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Snooth User: Rchlst

Inexpensive Kosher Wine?

Posted by Rchlst, Jan 3, 2011.

Hi Everyone!

So i'd like to start drinking only kosher wine but I'm not sure which to get. I've tried a few but haven't had any luck yet and would really appreciate some suggestions.

My husband likes Merlot so if you know of any that cost under say $15 that would be great!

As for me, I'm not sure what I like yet. Something not too dry but also not too sweet...something that's just very drinkable. Under $15 would be nice for me too.

So far I like the bartenura moscato but it seems a little too sweet to drink often or drink with dinner...

Any suggestiosn would be very much appreciated! Thanks,



Reply by Wine tasting Guy, Jan 5, 2011.

Hi Rachel-


Welcome to the world of kosher wine.

For Merlot check out Baron Herzog, Barkan Classic or Ben Ami.

If you like things a bit sweeter check out the Jeunesse line of wines.



Reply by TracyF, Jan 5, 2011.

I love most Israeli wines. (I'm not sure whether mevushal is a concern for you right now, but if it is, be aware that many of the Israeli wines are not mevushal, such as Yarden/Golan Heights wines.) If you're sick of the Bartenura Moscato, Golan makes a great Moscato ( And if you can find the Yarden Muscat, that is excellent. Yarden wines are wonderful, and I really like the Dalton Canaan red wines, though those may not be under $15 or available near you. Goose Bay wines, from New Zealand, and Teal Lake wines, from Australia, are also excellent (and kosher).

These aren't necessarily "inexpensive" kosher wines, though - sorry. But they are some brands I enjoy. What have you tried and not liked?

Reply by hhotdog, Jan 7, 2011.

have had the yarden and really enjoyed it!  i don't drink kosher for any particular reason and have always enjoyed!

Reply by melysaanne, Jan 11, 2011.

Manschweitz makes Kosher wine. It is also fairly inexpensive. The flavors we stock are blackberry, and concord. Unfortunately, I'm unable to get a lot of different kosher wines due to the ABC state.  Though I  am trying to get more of a selection to come into the state.

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