Category Archives: Israel

Ahead of time

Spookily, having tried a wine from the Golan Heights this week, BBC Radio 4’s PM programme carried a report from the winery on the realities of making Israeli wine in a disputed border region, complete with live firing in the background. You can listen to the programme here up until about 5pm BST Friday, whizz… Read More »

Yarden’s Mount Hermon from the Golan Heights

I’ve tried Kosher wine before, it was beastly, but I’d heard that Israel was now making wine that’s drinkable for pleasure rather than ritual. Tesco had a bin end of Yarden’s Mount Hermon 2004 from the Golan Heights, marked down to half price and piled up with bruised fruit, presumably post-passover, so I thought it… Read More »