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Posts Tagged: Kosher wine

July 24, 2016 2:57 am

Kosher Wine: Myths and Facts

There’s always one. In every crowd, at least one. “Oh, I don’t want that kosher wine” -- the word "kosher" said with such disdain as to indicate he thinks it’s...

April 3, 2013 1:52 am

The Wandering Jew of Kosher Wines

It was eight years ago, on a rainy afternoon at New York City's Javits Center, while I was covering the annual Kosherfest trade show, that...

February 7, 2013 4:06 am

Tulip Winery: Where Grape Vines and Human Dignity Bear Fruit

Since he was a kid growing up in the town of Kiryat Tivan, Roy Itzhaki would regularly see them in the street, on their way to work,...

July 12, 2012 6:15 pm

Bubbly Effervescence (Kosher Champagne)

With crisp, refreshing flavor and near-perfect pairing with many types of food, Champagne is still pigeonholed as just a celebratory beverage, known for providing foamy...

June 7, 2012 12:06 pm

Tzora Winery: Wines that Blend, Not Bludgeon

Given the excellence of the Tzora Winery and it's evolution of the last few years, it's a crying shame that the last time I profiled...

May 2, 2012 12:36 pm

In the Valley of Ella (Ella Valley Winery)

The Ella Valley Winery is located in the valley of Ella in the Judean Hills, which has been a culturally important area for 2000 years....

April 26, 2012 9:41 am

Spike in Kosher Wines Sales Linked to Hip Hop Love for Moscato

Bartenura Moscato wine is expected to set a record for the most kosher wine sold in one year, with 400,000 cases.  Sales of the Italian...

March 27, 2012 1:40 pm

The Top Kosher Wines of 2012

Welcome to the life of a kosher wine taster. In the New York City offices of The Jewish Week, in late January and early February,...

March 13, 2012 2:30 pm

Que Syrah, Syrah (Stylistic Differences Between Syrah & Shiraz)

Syrah is a grape native to France's Rhône Valley. I believe this varietal has great potential to be among those most appropriate to showcase Israel's...

February 28, 2012 10:52 am

Global Interest in Israeli Wine Continues (VIDEO)

$26.7 million.  That's the dollar amount Israeli wine collected in overseas sales during 2011, according to the Israel Export Institute. "In the past, Israeli wine exports...

February 28, 2012 10:24 am

Prime Butcher Offers Fine Dining – At Home

When Joey Allaham left his family's ancestral home in Syria, few could have predicted the dramatic difference this young entrepreneur would make on the...

February 22, 2012 12:47 pm

A Royal State of Affairs – KFWE 2012

Last week I had the pleasure of attending one of the best wine tasting events of the year, Royal Wine Corporation's KFWE2012 (Kosher Food &...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Pro-Israel Groups at UC Berkeley Band Together to Counter-Protest ‘Da...

Two groups at UC Berkeley are gearing up to counter-protest an annual rally whose purpose is to demonize Israel, the head of one of the...


UNESCO Slammed for Another ‘Ridiculous’ Jerusalem Resolution, B...

Israeli politicians and American Jewish groups once again condemned UNESCO on Wednesday after the global cultural body’s World Heritage Committee...

Middle East

Top Iranian Commander Calls on Country’s Tech Experts to Develop Rada...

A top Iranian military commander called on his country’s science-and-technology experts to develop a radar-evading device for locally-produced missiles, the...