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Wednesday 10 February 2016

Israel

High-rise to be built over ‘world’s oldest cellar’

A 3,700-year-old wine cellar found in a Canaanite palace is to be incorporated into a new high-rise in the Israeli city of Nahariya.

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

Syrah Masters 2015: the results

With entries from France to Australia and Israel to Switzerland, a move away from high-alcohol blockbusters towards wines of greater restraint was the keynote of this year’s Global Syrah Masters.

Friday, December 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Napa secures recognition in Israel and Turkey

The Napa Valley Vintners association has secured recognition of the Californian region in Turkey and Israel.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

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 2 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 »

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