Category: Israel

Modern Israeli Wine History, Part 2: 1970s-Present, featuring Adam Montefiore – The Jewish Drinking Show episode #93

Following-up from the previous episode of The Jewish Drinking Show on an early history of modern Israel’s wine history, Adam Montefiore shares about Israel’s wine history from the 1970s to the present for the 93rd episode of the show. Adam Montefiore is a wine industry insider turned wine writer, who has contributed to the advance […]

Israel’s First Commercial Kosher Winery: Carmel [clip from ep. 92]

While we take wineries for granted in Israel, there had to be a first one in modern Israel’s history. In this clip from the 92nd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Adam Montefiore shares his knowledge on Carmel, the first commercial kosher winery in Israel: If you’re interested, this video clip is also available on […]

Struggling with Shemitah 1888-1889 [clip from ep. 92]

How did Israeli grape-growers deal with their first Shemitah year after Jews began owning vineyards in Israel in the 19th century? In this clip from the 92nd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Adam Montefiore shares his knowledge on this challenge: If you’re interested, this video clip is also available on other platforms: LinkedIn Facebook […]

Modern Israeli Wine History, Part 1: Early History, featuring Adam Montefiore – The Jewish Drinking Show episode #92

What has been modern Israel’s history of wine? For the 92nd episode of The Jewish Drinking Show, Adam Montefiore is the featured guest to discuss the early history of this topic. There is so much to discuss on this topic that the next episode (#93) will be recent history (stay tuned!). Adam Montefiore is a wine […]

Rescheduling Booze in the Holy Land Trip 2022

Having shared the great opportunity for the first-ever Booze in the Holy Land trip a month ago, we were very excited for the first such trip in just a few months. However, owing to recent challenges to finalize logistics with the uncertainty caused by the newest variant of COVID-19, we are having to reschedule the […]

Booze in the Holy Land Trip Registration Now Open

Having previously announced the first-ever Booze in the Holy Land trip, I am excited to share that registration for the trip is now open! Booze in the Holy Land will be a phenomenal opportunity to not only experience Israeli wine, whiskey, and more, but also to gain special access to hear from those involved in […]

Israel Trip 2022 Announcement: Calling All Influencers, Enthusiasts, and Industry Folks

A surprising thing happened while recording the 77th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show – the guest, Josh Mann, who was discussing the Jews & Booze Facebook group, mentioned an interest in doing a trip to Israel. This was a surprising to me, since it had been suggested to me this spring to run one. […]

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