Wines Of Israel In A Nutshell

  • By Erik Segelbaum
  • 08 May 2021
  • 5 MIN
  • Level 101
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With thousands of years of documented grape farming and winemaking history, Israel can be considered the “oldest world.” While geo-politically the Middle East, Israel is viticulturally the eastern Mediterranean.  While indigenous biblical era grapes are seeing a comeback, Israel’s future lies in Mediterranean varietals. Explore how the Baron Edmond de Rothschild set the stage for the modern Israel wine industry and discover what kosher wine is, and more importantly, isn’t as it pertains to some Israeli wines.