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Six Wineries and Breweries to Explore in Israel

Six Wineries and Breweries to Explore in Israel Whether you prefer wine or beer, Israel is a great place to explore new options amid growing industries. Consider these wineries and breweries as you plan your Israel vacation. Due to its elevation, the Galilee is a popular location for wineries. Here are three wineries to visit …

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Michael Solomonov’s Culinary Israel

The first couple days of Chef Michael Solomonov’s Culinary Tour of Israel [slider gallery=”2″ title=”no” pages=”no” mousewheel=”no” target=”no”] The group arrived in Israel early on Monday morning and after what probably didn’t feel like enough down time, headed to the Old City of Jerusalem. They entered the Old City through the Jaffa Gate, passing vendors …

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Kosher wine finally comes of age after centuries of misunderstanding.

KOSHER Wine … Definition and Explanation I started to research exactly what “Kosher” wine was and came up with enough information to write a book with, not simply a blog. I had to chuckle to myself occasionally as it was written that Kosher wine is “specially made for the Jews” or “produced according to the …

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The Wines of Israel are Improving With Age.

THE WINES OF ISRAEL An interesting fact is that although Israel has a long history of winemaking, the country does not have its own indigenous grape varieties. Over the centuries grape vines have been imported, planted and wine making in Israel has gone through all sorts of changes and was sometimes frowned upon and halted …

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Israeli Wines: Serious Taste and Serious Business.

Israeli Wine It has been quite a while since Jesus allegedly changed water into wine in Israel. Wine Making in a more common manner has been around for thousands of years. However, the modern Israeli wine industry was founded in the late Nineteenth Century by Baron Edmond James de Rothschild, a French Aristocrat. He would be the …

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ISRAELI WINES CONTINUE TO GET BETTER AND BETTER – CHEERS!

CULINARY IN ISRAEL Over the last several years, ISRAELI WINERIES have been winning more than their share of recognition and awards. Here, wine expert DAVID RHODES talks about “Keeping Score” and the difference between GOOD and GREAT Israeli Wine. “It’s just wine, he says. Forget the Kosher stigma. Think of it as wine and go …

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Fascinating Ideas Concerning the FIRST CHRISTMAS and the Probable Menu for the FIRST CELEBRATION!

CULINARY IN ISRAEL A FEAST FOR THE FIRST CHRISTMAS!! At a time of the year when CUISINE BLOGS are awash with recipes for cookies and “roast beast” for the CHRISTMAS FEAST, here is a notional menu for what the FIRST CHRISTMAS REPAST might have actually been like! First up would be Jesus’ actual birth-date which …

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KOSHER Wines Come of Age in ITALY! CHEERS!

CULINARY IN ISRAEL Italian With A Kosher Accent Author: Daniel Rogov Twenty years ago only a handful of kosher wines were produced in Italy and, to tell the truth, most of those were pretty mediocre. Starting about five years ago, however… as those who keep kashrut became in creasingly aware of quality wines, Italian producers responded …

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Mahane Yehuda: A Tour of the Middle Eastern Market

One of the greatest joys of being in the Middle East is the fantastic food. While there are supermarkets spread across Israel that could handle all of your shopping needs, it’s so much more fun to go to the shuk! The most famous shuk in Israel is Mahane Yehuda in Jerusalem. This open-air farmer’s market …

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