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  • Israeli Wine Regions

    @font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Israeli wine is produced in five regions: Galilee (which includes the sub-regions of the Golan Heights, Upper Galilee and Lower Galilee); the Judean Hills, surrounding the city of Jerusalem; the Samson region, located between the Judean Hills and the Coastal Plain; the Negev desert region; and the Shomron   region, which includes the Sharon plain located near the Mediterranean coast and just south of Haifa. More than 80% of the vineyards planted in Israel are located in the Shomron, Samson and Galilee regions.   As of 2005, there were 14,820 acres (6,000 hectares) under vine.   The Golan contains some of the highest elevated vineyards in Israeli-controlled territory, with vineyard planted upwards of 4,000 feet (1,200 meters) from the Sea of Galilee tow Read More..

    Posted on: October 11th, 2010| View Post | 0 Comments | Post a Comment
  • History of Israeli Wine

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  • New Website Launched

    Hexabomb Studios is pleased to announce the new Vin Israel website!  Please feel free to browse through our selection of hand picked Israeli Wines. Please not that none of these wines are kosher.  All have been carefully selected for the decerning palet. Read More..

    Posted on: April 13th, 2010| View Post | 0 Comments | Post a Comment