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OCTOBER 23, 2008 [Golan Heights] Golan day, tanks, and NYC kosher crush
Spent the day in and around the Golan Heights today. It is really spectacular there. Just across the border from Syria. It is wild how you can see Syria as you drive many of the high altitude roads of the Golan Heights. Visiting wineries up in The Golan Heights getting caught behind TANKS that are being transported.
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OCTOBER 21, 2008 [Golan Heights] Blending Wines.
I'm headed up North tomorrow to the Galil region which includes the highly regarded Galil & Golan Heights viticultural sections. Has it only been a week? Can't wait! But what I wanted to write about tonight was some quick "blending" tidbits. . While at a winery last week talking to a winemaker he had some visitors.
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MAY 24, 2008 [Golan Heights] Yarden Odem Chardonnay 2006 Organic Vineyard Israel
This Chardonnay is a tasty wine from the Golan Heights in Israel. It is the color of pale gold and has an aroma of flowers, with a hint of banana. Pear and citrus with a bit of oak permeate the palate and leave me with a buttery finish of vanilla ice cream and spiced apples. don't read Hebrew but I believe this wine is Kosher
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OCTOBER 10, 2011 [Golan Heights] Tasting Notes week of October 10, 2011
Gilgal Brut is made from a blend of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir grown in the cool climate of the Golan Heights. Very cool idea -- Israreli sparkling wine! Produced in the classic Champagne method, it is aged for a minimum of one year in the bottle on the tirage yeast. News gilgal israeli sparkling wine
WINE TASTING GUY [Golan Heights] Israeli Wine - Wine Advocate " Modern Israel: A Survey (A Work in Progress)"
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2007
Well ladies and gentlemen, the results are in. will be copying a list of wines & their scores from Israeli Wine Critic Daniel Rogov's "Wine & Food Forum". I am waiting for my physical copy of the issue to arrive before I comment specifically. More comments later. Without further ado, the scores. MORE >>
WINE TASTING GUY [Golan Heights] Good times for Israel wines
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008
The Golan Heights
winery's Yarden 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon came in at 91. Having followed Israel wines for many years I knew this day would come. Having worked at Israeli wineries I was sure that others would eventually acknowledge the high quality of up-and-coming Israeli wines. Ladies and gentlemen, Israeli wines have arrived! MORE >>
WINE TASTING GUY [Golan Heights] Wines for the New (Jewish) Year UNDER $30
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2008
The last Israeli wine I want to mention is a wine I recently tried for the first time, the Golan
Cabernet Sauvignon. The Golan
Cab was featured by wine writer Howard Goldberg in the NY Times in August , and as it turns out is a damn good wine. I'm pressed for time (aren't we all) so here goes. Let's start with Carmel. MORE >>
WINE TASTING GUY [Golan Heights] Best bet (kosher) Israeli wines for Passover - at all price ranges.
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2008
The last wine I want to bring up in this category comes from the Golan Heights
Winery, famous for its Yarden wines. The first price point you may ask about is the UNDER $10 range. I am sorry to say that I am not much a fan of ANY wine in this range. If you have had a wine priced here that you like, GO FOR IT. The Dalton Canaan Red. MORE >>
WINE TASTING GUY [Golan Heights] Carmel's quality wine revolution
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2008
I fancy myself an aspiring Israeli wine expert, but I must admit that I have lots to do before I earn any such title. Among the many things I must do is to better acquaint myself with one of Israel's oldest wineries - Carmel. YES, that Carmel, of the sweet, thick sacramental wine. Neither stuck, but how cool is that?! And taste I did. MORE >>
- [Golan Heights] Misinformed - what to do with a bad wine educator? WINE TASTING GUY | TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2008