Israel

‘Unusual’ Byzantine wine presses uncovered

Two “unusual” wine presses dating to the Byzantine period have been discovered inside an old water cistern in northern Israel.

Ex-NBA star Stoudemire launches kosher wine range

Former NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire has launched a line of kosher wines ahead of Passover made from grapes grown in Israel, with the top wine in the collection retailing at US$250 a bottle.

‘Send wine’ ancient Israelite urges in newly revealed message

An apparently blank bit of pottery that's over 2,000 years old actually contains an important message from an ancient Judean requesting more wine be urgently sent to his frontier outpost.

Israeli bar offers “bloody hour” discount for women on their period

A bar in Israel has launched "bloody hour", giving women a 25% discount on drinks while they are on their period.

The Proust Q&A: Eran Pick MW

August 1st, 2017

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