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Friday 30 January 2015

Israel

Scientist to resurrect biblical wines

An Israeli researcher is on a mission to track down the winemaking grapes used in the time of King David in the hope of bringing them back to life.

Monday, October 6th, 2014 3 Comments »

Ancient ‘industrial’ winery unearthed

An industrial winery dating back nearly 2,000 years to the Byzantine period has been uncovered in Israel.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Findings from Bronze Age wine cellar revealed

Wine from what is possibly the oldest and largest collection of wine containers has been studied shedding new light on ancient wine production.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Christians in Gaza make illegal wine in defiance of Hamas

Christians in Gaza have come up with some novel methods to produce wine against the odds.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Israel

The land of milk and honey… and wine

Friday, January 31st, 2014 No Comments »

3,000 year old bin-end wine label deciphered

An archaeologist thinks he has found evidence of wine provided to the slaves who worked on Temple Mount in Bronze Age Jerusalem.

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s oldest cellar unearthed in Israel

Scientists have unearthed a 3,700-year-old wine cellar thought to be the oldest in the world amid the ruins of a Canaanite palace in Israel.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Israeli producers fight EU pressure

Israeli winemakers on the West Bank are facing a growing battle with the European Union over how they label produce from this politically sensitive region.

Monday, March 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Israel should focus on Syrah

Despite domestic demand for Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, it is Syrah could be Israel’s star variety think some of its leading winemakers.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 3 Comments »

Israel’s wines battle preconceptions

Israel’s winemakers wish to raise awareness of their ever-improving wine industry but must first battle preconceptions.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 1 Comment »

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