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In honor of the recent celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day), I thought it worthwhile revisiting some fabulous Israeli wines. After all, Israel’s wine industry today is...

5/19/2016
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Manischewitz, the much beloved sweet wine that is ubiquitous in Jewish homes has found a new a fan base among non-Jews—particularly Asian Americans—who seem to have a taste for the sweet...

5/11/2016
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What would Jesus drink? Some Israeli brewers think they know.

5/2/2016
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At The Jewish Week’s Grand Wine Tasting at City Winery last week, there were many wonderful wines on offer. While all of the recommended wines of the evening couldn’t possibly fit into this space...

4/6/2016
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This has been a very busy period, kosher wine-wise.  With Purim around the corner and Pesach on the horizon, the kosher wine market is abuzz with new wines and releases. Likewise, I’ve been...

3/15/2016
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According to a recent report by the Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute—more commonly known as the “Israel Export Institute” or just IEI—Israeli wine and spirits exports in...

3/1/2016
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This week, with a terrible cold in full swing, I opted for the potency of a nice, sweet ruby port.

2/15/2016
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On Valentine’s Day, remember that Port plays much better than champagne with chocolate.

2/3/2016
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Herzog Wine Cellars celebrate 30 years of winemaking in California.

1/29/2016