Category: Wineries

Kosher Wine International: A Special Blend

Anyone who has enjoyed wine has tasted blended wine. It is among the most common practice in winemaking. Blending wine means mixing different grapes or wines.  Let’s discuss some wines that not only blend grapes, they blend traditions.

April 17, 2013 // By : //

Shiloh Winery

I recently had the pleasure of talking with Amichai Lourie of Shiloh Winery. We discussed everything from his vineyard’s recent success at Israel’s Golden Cluster Wine awards to what goes into a perfectly blended wine. Before we learn about Ami and Shiloh, however, I want to take some time to discuss the topography and history […]

December 13, 2012 // By : //

A Brief History of Kosher Wine

By: Jeff Morgan, Covenant Wines, Napa Valley The Jews may have the oldest codified relationship to wine of any people on earth, but kosher wine ironically is best known for its “unorthodox” taste. In the context of Jewish history, this dubious distinction is understandable.

February 22, 2012 // By : // No Comments

Castel Winery

This is a winery that does not like to be described as a boutique winery but as a small winery managed by a family. We believe that our success is mainly the result of our personal involvement in all aspects of the business – from viticulture to winemaking and from management to distribution. We have […]

February 14, 2012 // By : // No Comments

Psagot Wines

Psagot Winery is located in the northern Jerusalem Mountains. The region has had an abundance of vineyards and wineries since ancient times, whose remnants exist even today. The Winery’s barrel cellar is located in an ancient cave that was discovered during the process of establishing the winery. The natural damp conditions and constant temperature facilitate […]

February 14, 2012 // By : // 1 Comment