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Monday 30 November 2015


Israeli winery defies EU label rules

A Golan Heights winery has openly defied new EU guidelines on the labelling of settlement products by printing the Israeli flag on the caps of bottles destined for export.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Israel releases wine from native grapes

Israel has released its first commercial wine made from a grape variety that is indigenous to the Holy Land.

Friday, October 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Row over kosher Johnnie Walker whisky

Johnnie Walker is at the centre of a row in Israel over claims not all of its bottles have been accurately certified as kosher.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

Ancient wine jars and grape seeds unearthed

A collection of wine jars and grape seeds, which could unlock the secrets of an ancient variety, have been unearthed in northern Israel.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Boys dig up ancient wine press

A group of history obsessed boys have “methodically” and with great care found and excavated a 6th -7th century AD wine press in Jerusalem.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Ancient Egyptian beer vessels found in Israel

Further evidence of ancient brewing has been discovered at an archaeological site in Israel with the unearthing of fragments of ancient Egyptian beer vessels.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Seeds could unlock secrets of ancient wine

Charred grape seeds dating back to the Byzantine era could help scientists recreate the “Wine of the Negev,” noted in history as one of the finest wines in the Byzantine Empire.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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