Israel

Ancient wine request uncovered on museum piece

A team from the University of Tel Aviv has uncovered a hidden request for wine on the back of an ancient Hebrew pottery fragment that has been on display in the Israel Museum for the past 50 years.

British WWI spirits bottles found in Israel

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a refuse pit filled with "hundreds" of empty bottles of wine, beer and spirits consumed by the British army when it was campaigning in the area against the Ottomans 100 years ago.

Asian Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2017: Results

Well-priced Cabernet Sauvignon from the New World dominated the medal chart of our inaugural Asian Cabernet Sauvignon Masters, impressing judges with their quality and approachable price points.

Biblical bottles: Balthasar to Melchizedek

Continuing our look at the figures behind the bottle names we get to the formats that are truly Biblical in size and examine the fall of Babylon, single combat at the end of the Bronze Age and the strange funerary drink of a not so mythical king.

Syrah Masters 2015: the results

December 4th, 2015

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