Tag: Israel

Wine in Israel, featuring Erik Segelbaum [Episode 108 of The Jewish Drinking Show]

Having explored modern Israeli wine history (in episode 92 and episode 93), what about contemporary wine in Israel? For this conversation, the 108th episode of The Jewish Drinking Show welcomes first-time guest Erik Segelbaum to the show to discuss wine in Israel. Erik Segelbaum is the founder & chief vinnovation officer at SOMLYAY hospitality consulting, as […]

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 […]

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