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Ari’s kosher wine in Megavino – Brussels Expo What Is Kosher Wine? Domaine du castel awarded This Holiday Season give Israeli Wine Popping the cork on 2014! And the Winner is – the Or Haganuz winery Ari's Kosher Wine introducing Gabriel Geller, our own professional wine reviewer Wine and Cheese
For the first time in Megavino - Belgium, Israel was represented as a new player in the field of wine. Ari, as importer and trader, presented his collection of special boutique Israeli wine. All exclusively imported to Belgium. The reactions were somewhat… surprising.
 As one of Europe’s leading kosher wine retailers, wine lovers regularly ask me about the meaning of the term “kosher wine.” Here are some of the common questions: • What is the difference between kosher wine and non-kosher wine? • Does the kosher certificate affect the quality of the wine? • Does kosher wine contain alcoho ...
The French Minister of Agriculture, Mr Loic Le Fol, has awarded the Ordre National du Mérite Agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit) to two Israelis citizens, Prof. Pedro Berliner and Mr. Eli Ben-Zaken, owner of Domaine du Castel winery in Israel. ...
​Many people can’t get past the idea that kosher is simply a technical detail for those to whom it is important. A certificate. This often negatively impacts the perception and can leave puzzled tasters searching for something that is not there. But for this New Year season we are putting the emphasis in the Israeli wines. We ha ...
By Debbie Sion and Anna Harwood Everyone knows that New Year’s Eve is not complete without popping open a bottle of bubbly. With more kosher options than ever before, this year’s party promises to go with a bang! In recent years global consumption of sparkling wine has risen dramatically, perhaps due to the increased acce ...
The Mediterranean International Wine and Spirits’ 2013 Terravino competition awarded Or Haganuz the title of “Best Boutique Winery of 2013.” Israel’s top international wine and spirits competition, Terravino was held last December in Jerusalem. Terravino draws in most of the leading personalities from Israel’s wine ind ...
Gabriel Geller has been active in the wine industry for the past 13 years. Gabriel was born and grew up in Lausanne, Switzerland and moved to Israel in 1999. Over his years studying in high school and college he went to work periodically
Wine and Cheese  (By Debbi Sion – head of traning department, Golan Heights winery) A bit of Background  For thousands of years people have enjoyed the classical coupling of wine and cheese. Originating in Europe, the French region of Berry was one of the first to introduce this culinary treat. In this ancient a ...
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Galil Mountain Winery - 15 years of high quality wines from Israel

Galil Mountain Winery - 15 years of high quality wines from Israel

Galil Mountain Winery (GMW) – Already 15 years of high quality-price-ratio wines from Israel (By Gabriel Geller. Gabriel Geller is an international wine consultant currently with Netofa Winery and regularly writes about Kosher Wine in different online publications) The Galil Mountain Winery is ...
Yarden Vintage 2015

Yarden Vintage 2015

Yarden Vintage 2015 – Israel’s most well-regarded Food & Wine festival (By Gabriel Geller) Every few years, the Golan Heights Winery (GHW) throws out a high-end culinary event, often referred to as “Israel’s Culinary Olympics” by many of the local food writers. As the event took place with ...
Matar by Pelter : Two brothers, two wineries, lots of passion

Matar by Pelter : Two brothers, two wineries, lots of passion

Matar by Pelter: Two brothers, two wineries, lots of passion (By Gabriel Geller) If you are as much into wine in general and into Israeli wine in particular as I am, then you have probably heard of Pelter winery before. This world-class winery is located in Kibbutz Ein Zivan in the Golan Heigh ...
Gvaot, the world-class estate winery on top of the hill

Gvaot, the world-class estate winery on top of the hill

Gvaot, the world-class estate winery on top of the hill overlooking the Samaria wine country (By Gabriel Geller) I just recently visited Gvaot winery where I met with the co-owner as well as winemaker Dr. Shivi Drori.
Yatir winery, an oasis in the desert for wine lovers

Yatir winery, an oasis in the desert for wine lovers

Yatir winery, an oasis in the desert for wine lovers (By Gabriel Geller) Along with Castel and the Golan Heights Wineries, Yatir is probably one of the most famous israeli wineries in the kosher wine world. ...
The Golan Heights Winery, where it all (really) started

The Golan Heights Winery, where it all (really) started

The Golan Heights Winery, where it all (really) started (By Gabriel Geller) While it's true that the modern Israeli industry was first started and initiated by Baron Edmond de Rothschild, who founded Carmel Winery in the midst of the 19th century and imported to the Holy Land the first vines f ...
The Golan Heights: A Wondrous Holiday Destination for All

The Golan Heights: A Wondrous Holiday Destination for All

The Golan Heights: A Wondrous Holiday Destination for All Infuse your next visit to Israel with magic and splendour (Tami Benmayer) School is out. Summer is in. It’s holiday time! You’ve booked a two-week vacation and as you board the plane, you close your eyes and release a long content si ...
Castel, french wines from... Jerusalem!

Castel, french wines from... Jerusalem!

Castel, french wines from... Jerusalem! (By Gabriel Geller) I recently visited Domaine du Castel, one of Israel's most renowned wineries, where I was warmly hosted by Ilana Ben Zaken, daughter of Eli the founder and senior winemaker and sister of Ariel and Eytan, handling respectively the busi ...
Wine and Cheese

Wine and Cheese

Wine and Cheese  (By Debbi Sion – head of traning department, Golan Heights winery) A bit of Background  For thousands of years people have enjoyed the classical coupling of wine and cheese. Originating in Europe, the French region of Berry was one of the first to introduce this cul ...
Ari's Kosher Wine introducing Gabriel Geller, our own professional wine reviewer

Ari's Kosher Wine introducing Gabriel Geller, our own professional wine reviewer

Gabriel Geller has been active in the wine industry for the past 13 years. Gabriel was born and grew up in Lausanne, Switzerland and moved to Israel in 1999. Over his years studying in high school and college he went to work periodically
And the Winner is – the Or Haganuz winery

And the Winner is – the Or Haganuz winery

The Mediterranean International Wine and Spirits’ 2013 Terravino competition awarded Or Haganuz the title of “Best Boutique Winery of 2013.” Israel’s top international wine and spirits competition, Terravino was held last December in Jerusalem. Terravino draws in most of the leading person ...
Popping the cork on 2014!

Popping the cork on 2014!

By Debbie Sion and Anna Harwood Everyone knows that New Year’s Eve is not complete without popping open a bottle of bubbly. With more kosher options than ever before, this year’s party promises to go with a bang! In recent years global consumption of sparkling wine has risen dramatically, per ...
This Holiday Season give Israeli Wine

This Holiday Season give Israeli Wine

​Many people can’t get past the idea that kosher is simply a technical detail for those to whom it is important. A certificate. This often negatively impacts the perception and can leave puzzled tasters searching for something that is not there. But for this New Year season we are putting the emphas ...
Domaine du castel awarded

Domaine du castel awarded "national order of agricultural merit" in France ...

The French Minister of Agriculture, Mr Loic Le Fol, has awarded the Ordre National du Mérite Agricole (National Order of Agricultural Merit) to two Israelis citizens, Prof. Pedro Berliner and Mr. Eli Ben-Zaken, owner of Domaine du Castel winery in Israel. ...
What Is Kosher Wine?

What Is Kosher Wine?

 As one of Europe’s leading kosher wine retailers, wine lovers regularly ask me about the meaning of the term “kosher wine.” Here are some of the common questions: • What is the difference between kosher wine and non-kosher wine? • Does the kosher certificate affect the quality of the wine? • D ...
Ari’s kosher wine in Megavino – Brussels Expo

Ari’s kosher wine in Megavino – Brussels Expo

For the first time in Megavino - Belgium, Israel was represented as a new player in the field of wine. Ari, as importer and trader, presented his collection of special boutique Israeli wine. All exclusively imported to Belgium. The reactions were somewhat… surprising.