Israel

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.

Flying Winemaker announces second AWR

Muscat Bailey A, Koshu and Cabernet Gernischt are among some of the Asian grape varieties that will be in the spotlight at the second annual Asian Wine Review (AWR) which will be launched on 8 February.

Ancient wine press uncovered in Israel

A 2,000 year-old wine press has been uncovered in Israel during construction work at a new school in Ashkelon.

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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