With two major Jewish holidays just around the corner, Pesach and Purim, many people have begun procuring wine for their celebrations. Usually this entails ordering a few cases of tried and true verities that you enjoy every year. Let us suggest something new. Why not use the holiday as an opportunity to expand you pallet? With so many wonderful Jewish wines on the market, you can try something new and interesting every day of the week. If you want to make someone else’s holiday season a bit brighter, we also have a number of food and wine gifts.
Posted on February 19, 2013 by TimD
Posted on January 30, 2013 by TimD
Much is made of the age of wines, but laymen and amateur wine collectors often do not understand the specific requirements to allow wine to age correctly. Kosher wine is a complicated combination of patient distillation and natural maturation. Knowing exactly how to influence those factors is what makes the best winemakers and it keeps the best collectors in fine wines for ages. Continue Reading
Posted on January 21, 2013 by TimD
As you well know, JWines is an excellent resource for stocking your bar with some of the most delicious and well known kosher wines on the market. There is a wealth of options from the easy-to-drink Rosa Cardova Rioja to a Yarden Odem Chardonnay, a beloved pear scented Israeli wine. Everything on the wine spectrum is available for some of the best prices on the market, making JWines the ideal place to stock up for family gatherings or your own personal use.
Posted on January 7, 2013 by TimD
Although Israel may be a small country, it has a varied topography containing some of the world’s highest and lowest points, encompassing land that is perpetually sun-baked and in a state of permafrost. To go with this unique topography is a unique history. Remember that the land we call Israel was once part of the Greek, Ottoman and English empires, respectively. Every presence in the region imparted some wine-making knowledge and today that is on full display. The amount of Israeli wine sold at export went up almost 35% between 2009 and 2010 (the last year data is available). As Israeli wine gets worldwide recognition, the demand grows.
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Yossie Horwitz is a resident wine blogger at Jwines
Yossie has been tasting, drinking and learning about wine for over 20 years and has been writing a weekly newsletter – Yossie’s Wine Recommendations – on kosher wines, wineries and other wine-related topics for nearly eight years. Yossie’s Wine Recommendations is currently distributed weekly via email to thousands of subscribers around the world. Yossie and his newsletter have been mentioned in the New York Times , the Jewish Week and the Canadian Jewish News.
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