A new Master of Wine has emerged from Israel: Ido Lewinsohn, head winemaker of Barkan-Segal.
Teperberg is the third largest winery in Israel, after Barkan and Carmel, and the largest family-owned winery.
No activity in the vineyard of a serious winery takes place without the authority and approval of the winemaker.
Winery and restaurant in Arad hosts a “winery and knight’s feast.”
While tourists and locals alike never tire of hitting the beaches in Tel Aviv, visiting the Old City, or floating in the Dead Sea, there are plenty of worthy day trips in and around these regions.
Eran Harcavi is a great believer in the vineyard expressing its character through its wine. He says not every wine has to be a blockbuster medal winner, or with the same oak aging regime.
After exhaustive discussions, the Israel Professional Enology Viticulture Organization (IPEVO) has published its own “Land of Israel Wine Map.”
The Vietti family, which specializes mainly in Barolo and Barbera, but also produce Dolcetto and Arneis, as well as Barbaresco and Moscato d’Asti, has been in the wine business for four generations.
It’s wonderful to hear the wind blowing through the leaves of the oak, cypress and acacia trees of the Yatir Forest, and with luck, you might even catch a glimpse of deer, elk and rabbits there.
The whole Eastern Mediterranean is now geared to growing and producing wine with individuality and quality, in a way unthought-of before.