The main problem that most wines made in Israel encounter is their relegation to the kosher section of the wine shop.
Like many aspects of Jewish cuisine, kosher wine is often misunderstood. While there are wines that fall into the stereotypical ultra-sweet category, kosher wines have experienced a bit of a renaissance lately, and there are now plenty of yummy ones to choose from. With Passover around the corner, you want to make sure you choose […]
Our Fall Wine Harvest post from yesterday got us thinking about not only the harvest from this year, but harvests from years past as well. That’s right, we’re talking vintage harvests.
On many Friday nights when I finally get home from a long week of work, while I am too tired to cook a large and intensive meal, I also don’t feel like ordering in. For these nights I love simple go-to recipes that pack a ton of flavor and also allow me to open a […]
At VinePair we love any excuse to delve into the history of wine. Recently we covered the history of wine centered on Purim and ancient Persia, and with Passover beginning tonight, we yet again have a great excuse to look at wine and history — two of our favorite subjects, especially since Passover specifically includes […]
There is no other Jewish holiday that celebrates the fruit of the vine quite like Passover. Since the seder literally instructs every attendee to consume at least four glasses of wine, I can’t think of a better holiday for a wine lover!
As you bounce your way to different bars this holiday season, you’ll be pleased to know that you’re keeping with a tradition that dates back as far as 1700 BCE. Archaeologists in northern-Israel recently discovered the oldest known cellar, dating back 3,700 years. The scientists who have studied the findings say that more than 500 […]