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                                       Alexander Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                               18-19
                                       Avidan Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                                  20-21
                                       Barkan Wine Cellars                                                                                                                                                                                                            22-23
                                       Bazelet HaGolan Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                         24-25
                                       Binyamina Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                               26-27
                                       BRAVDO Karmei Yosef                                                                                                                                                                                                            28-29
                                       Carmel Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                                  30-31
                                       The Cave Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                                32-33
                                       Chillag Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                                 34-35
                                       Dalton                                                                                                                                                                                                                         36-37
                                       Domaine du Castel                                                                                                                                                                                                              38-39
                                       Ella Valley Vineyards                                                                                                                                                                                                          40-41
                                       Flam Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                                    42-43
                                       Galil Mountain Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                          44-45
                                       Golan Heights Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                           46-47
                                       Gvaot Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                                   48-49
                                       Hevron Heights & Noah Winery                                                                                                                                                                                                   50-51
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Margalit Winery                                           52-53
Mony Winery                                               54-55
Pelter Winery                                             56-57
Recanati Winery                                           58-59
Saslove Winery                                            60- 61
Sea Horse Winery                                          62-63
Segal Wines                                               64-65
Shiloh Winery                                             66- 67
Tabor Winery                                              68-69
Teperberg 1870                                            70 -71
Tishbi Estate Winery                                      72- 73
Tulip Winery                                              74-75
Tzora Vineyards                                           76-77
Vitkin Winery                                             78-79
Yaffo Winery                                              80-81
Yatir Winery                                              82-83
Zion Winery                                               84-85
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                                       restaurants. It is no wonder that Robert Parker wrote: “The wines are getting better all the time and some
                                       of them are superb.” Oz Clarke referred to Israel as “a rising star of the wine world.” Hugh Johnson wrote
                                       that Israel was showing “consistent improvement in quality. Many wines are quite exciting…”

                                       The Eastern Mediterranean is the cradle of viticulture, with winemaking dating back to biblical times.
                                       The implementation of state-of-the-art technology and the planting of noble varieties, combined with
                                       Mediterranean terroir have ensured that for the first time, the long history of winemaking in the region is
                                       matched by the fine quality of its wines .

                                       In terms of climate, cuisine, and character, Israel is both Mediterranean and Middle Eastern, a New World
                                       wine country set in one of the oldest of winemaking regions. The new drive for quality combined with a
                                       rich history make Israel a country of unique interest to wine historians and connoisseurs alike.




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                                       for the fact that it was classified as kosher, than for its quality.

                                       The winemaking revolution began in earnest in the 1980s as a product of the inspiration of pioneering
                                       wineries and vintners. Quality grape varieties were planted at new, higher altitudes and in cooler vineyards;
                                       New World techniques were introduced; winemaking expertise was imported; new wineries were built;
                                       and existing wineries invested in new equipment .

                                       During the 1990s, the Israeli consumer became more appreciative of quality wine and at the same time,
                                       more demanding. The local market developed quickly. New specialty wine stores, Hebrew-language wine
                                       magazines, and wine schools fanned the interest and fuelled the pursuit of excellence already initiated
                                       by the leading wineries .




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                                       account for nearly 85 percent of Israeli production. The mid-sized wineries include Dalton, Galil Mountain,
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                                       Hevron Heights/Noah, Recanati, Tabor, Tishbi, and Zion. Some of the most successful small wineries
                                       include Alexander, Avidan, Bazelet HaGolan, BRAVDO Karmei Yosef, The Cave, Chillag, Domaine du Castel,
                                       Ella Valley, Flam, Gvaot, Margalit, Mony, Pelter, Saslove, Sea Horse, Shiloh, Tulip, Tzora, Vitkin, Yaffo, and Yatir.

                                       Israel’s wineries came into being in three distinct phases. The first Jewish agricultural settlements of
                                       the late nineteenth century chose vineyards and winemaking as their main industry. Rishon Le Zion and
                                       Zichron Ya’acov were established by Baron Edmond de Rothschild at this time and were later deeded over
                                       to the Société Coopérative Vignéronne des Grandes Caves, which trades under the name of Carmel .

                                       The second phase followed the formation of the State of Israel in 1948, when wineries such as Segal
                                       and Binyamina began to operate. However, the most significant phase took place in the 1980s with the
                                       formation of Barkan, Golan Heights, and Tishbi. The latest explosion of new boutique wineries began
                                       in the 1990s and continues until today. Some new wineries have grown into established commercial
                                       wineries and others have kept their boutique identities.

                                       The trend is clear at every level of the industry; the emphasis is both on quality to satisfy a more discerning
                                       consumer and growth to satisfy the new demand.




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                                       The Upper Galilee, Golan Heights, and Judean Hills are home to Israel’s finest quality vineyards.
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                                       Although Israel is not a member of the European Community, the industry operates in accordance with EC regulations
                                       and according to the rules laid down by the American Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (T TB(.

                                       Whether in reference to the meteorological stations in the Golan or the experiments in the desert, Israel’s reputation
                                       for farming technology and innovation comes to the fore as they are applied in the country’s vineyards.



                                       Galilee
                                       The Galilee extends southward from the Lebanese border and covers the north of Israel. Many Israeli
                                       wineries use grapes from the Galilee for their leading wines. This area has become Israel’s premier wine
                                       region, characterized by high altitudes, cool breezes from Mount Hermon, the volcanic basalt and ‘tuff’
                                       soil of the Golan, and unique microclimates in the Upper Galilee, where the soils are heavy and gravelly,
                                       but well drained. The northernmost vineyards of the Golan Heights are 1,200 meters (3,937 feet( above
                                       sea level, with snowfall during the winter.



                                      Shomron
                                      Shomron is Israel’s most traditional wine-growing region, benefiting from the Carmel Mountain range
                                      and close proximity to the Mediterranean Sea. The main concentration of vineyards is in the valleys
                                      surrounding the winery towns of Zichron Ya’acov and Binyamina. Soils are medium-heavy and limey, and
                                      the climate is typically Mediterranean, with warm summers and cool, relatively humid winters.


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Samson
The central coastal plain and the rolling hills of the Judean lowlands comprise this region. Whereas the
Galilee, Shomron, and Judean Hills regions are historical places that have borne their names since biblical
times, the Samson region is named after the celebrated biblical hero who lived in the area. This area
comprises the central coastal plain around Rishon Le Zion and Rehovot and the Judean Foothills on the
way to Jerusalem. The climate is Mediterranean—warm, humid summers and mild winters.

Judean Hills
This emerging and promising wine region has cool night-time temperatures and high elevations. Many of
the vineyards are grown on terraces or in narrow valleys. There are small vineyard sites north and west
of Jerusalem, with the region extending down to Yatir Forest, which borders on the northern Negev.

Negev
A popular area for growing vines in ancient times, this semi-arid climate has been planted with new
vineyards in the northern and central Negev hills. It is a particularly dry area, relying solely on innovative
computerized watering methods for irrigating the land. There is a marked difference between day and
night temperatures. The success of vineyards from this region will be of great interest to wine producers
in other hot countries. Soils are sandy to loamy (loess( and the climate is arid with hot, dry summers.




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wines from Israel                                   ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                              Today, the main varieties dominating the quality market are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, and
                              Sauvignon Blanc. Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc were introduced by Carmel in the 1960s;
                              Merlot and Chardonnay were introduced by Golan in the 1980s. Shiraz is being heavily planted at present;
                              it is believed to be ideal for the Israeli terroir. Other varieties, such as Gewurztraminer, White Riesling,
                              Barbera, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Petit Verdot, and Sangiovese are now available as well. Furthermore,
                              new varieties such as Malbec, Nebbiolo, and Tempranillo are on the way.

                              There is no truly indigenous Israeli variety. The closest are Emerald Riesling, a variety created in California
                              that has only really succeeded in Israel and produces popular semi-dry wines; Muscat of Alexandria,
                              indigenous to the eastern Mediterranean, and used primarily for dessert wines; and Argaman, a variety
                              that was developed in Israel, which is a cross between Carignan and Souzao, a Portuguese grape. Israel is
                              also home to some good “old vine” Carignan and Petite Sirah, which are suitable to the country’s climate.
                              Despite these minor varieties, which often produce simple and less expensive wines, what have thrived
                              best in Israel are the noble international and Bordeaux varieties .

                              According to Israeli regulations, a varietal wine must contain 85 percent of the named grape variety.




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wines from Israel                                   ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                              Wineries have not hesitated to employ consultants from abroad for their expertise. The main wineries initially
                              employed winemakers trained at the University of California in Davis, and later brought in winemakers
                              trained in France and Australia. The bigger wineries in particular have encouraged young Israeli winemakers
                              to study overseas, to travel and gain experience in different winemaking countries, and, upon their return,
                              to become part of the winemaking team. As a result, Israel’s wine industry is completely up-to-date and in
                              tune with the standards and technologies of an ever-developing wine world.




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                              Israeli wines are sold on five continents. The United States, Canada, and Western Europe constitute the
                              main markets .

                              Although once sold solely as kosher wines to a predominantly Jewish market, Israeli wines are now, more
                              often than not, being marketed as the product of a new, high quality and exotic wine-growing region.
                              Israel, being an Eastern Mediterranean country, produces wines that tend to share a place with the wines
                              of Lebanon and Greece on wine store shelves. In restaurants, however, they will often be listed varietally
                              with wines from other regions .

                              Wines from Israel can be found in European supermarkets, 3-star Michelin restaurants of France, Italy,
                              and Germany, top restaurants in America and Japan, and fine wine shops the world over.




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                               Israeli wines have regularly won trophies and gold medals in major wine-tasting competitions including
                               Vinexpo in Bordeaux, Vinitaly, and both Decanter and IWSC in London. They have also received high scores
                               at tastings organized by magazines such as Wine Spectator and Decanter. The results of the first generic
                               tasting of Israeli wines by Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate created immense interest and catapulted Israeli
                               wines to the forefront. Israeli wineries have been invited to the New York Wine Experience and the Decanter
                               Fine Wine Encounter, and have won Wine Spectator’s Critics’ Choice Award. The immense strides made by
                               Israeli wines in terms of quality continue to draw the attention of the international wine community.




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s from Israel                      ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                               Food is considered kosher if it is permitted under Jewish dietary laws. For wine to be deemed kosher, the
                               winemaking process has to have been supervised so as to ensure that no non-kosher ingredients have
                               been added, and that only religiously observant Jews have come into direct contact with the wine. There
                               is nothing in the processing of kosher wine that is different from traditional winemaking. There are no
                               regulations affecting the quality of the wine, and standard winemaking procedures are followed in the
                               fermentation, maturation, blending, and bottling of kosher wines .

                               Not all Israeli wines are kosher, but most of the commercial wineries produce quality wines that happen
                               to also be kosher. Israel produces the greatest variety and arguably the highest quality of kosher wines
                               in the world. Critics, notably the Wine Advocate, have remarked that kashrut does not affect the quality
                               of the wine.



             14
 Israel’s Wine Industry at a Glance
Location               Eastern Mediterranean; Near East;
                       the Levant


Climate                Mediterranean climate: long, hot, dry
                       summers; short, wet winters; snow
                       on higher ground

Aspect                 Vines are grown on all types of
                       land: on flat coastal plains near the
                       Mediterranean, on the rolling hills
                       of the lowlands, and on the higher
                       mountain slopes

Soils                  Soils vary from volcanic in the North
                       to sandy red soils of the coastal
                       areas and chalk/limestone on the hills

Wine Regions           Galilee, Shomron, Samson, Judean
                       Hills, Negev

Main Grape Varieties   Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah/
                       Shiraz, Carignan, Chardonnay, Sauvignon
                       Blanc, Emerald Riesling, Muscat

Hectares               4,300 (10,625 acres(

Harvest Season         End of July to beginning of November


Annual Harvest         Approximately 45,000 tons
Volume



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                                                                                                                                                                      Domaine Du Castel - Ramat Raziel
                                                                                                                                                                      Ella Valley - Netiv Halamed Hey
                                                                                                                                                                      Flam - Eshtaol Junction
                                                                                                                                                                      Galil Mountain - Yiron
                                                                                                                                                                      Golan Heights (Yarden) - Katzrin
                                                                                                                                                                      Gvaot - Givat Harel
                                                                                                                                                                      Hevron Heights & Noah - Hevron
                                                                                                                                                                      Margalit - Hadera
                                                                                                                                                                      Mony - dir rafat
                                                                                                                                                                      Pelter - Ein Zivan
                                                                                                                                                                      Recanati - Emek Hefer
                                                                                                                                                                      Saslove - Tsuriel
                                                                                                                                                                      Sea Horse - Bar GiYora
                                                                                                                                                                      Segal - Hulda
                                                                                                                                                                      Shiloh - Shiloh
                                                                                                                                                                      Tabor - Tabor Village
                                                                                                                                                                      Teperberg 1870 - Tzora
                                                                                                                                                                      Tishbi Estate - Binyamiina
                                                                                                                                                                      Tulip - kiryat tivon
                                                                                                                                                                      Tzora - Tzora
                                                                                                                                                                      Vitkin - Vitkin Village
                                                                                                                                                                      Yaffo - Neve Michael
                                                                                                                                                                      Yatir - Tel Arad
                                                                                                                                                                      Zion - Jerusalem
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           Israel’s Wine Regions
Region         Name in English   Vineyard Areas


Galil          Galilee           Golan Heights
                                 Upper Galilee
                                 Lower Galilee

Shomron        Samaria           Mt. Carmel
                                 Shomron Hills

Shimshon       Samson            Coastal Plain
                                 Shfela
                                 Judean Foothills

Harey Yehuda   Judean Hills      Jerusalem Hills
                                 Gush Etzion
                                 Yatir Forest

Hanegev        Negev             Northern Negev
                                 Central Negev




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                                  Alexander Winery
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                                  Alexander Winery, located in Beit Yitzhak, is a high quality Israeli boutique winery established in 1996. The
                                  winery is named after the late Alexander Shalom, who began making wine for personal consumption in the
                                  early twentieth century. Alexander’s son, Yoram Shalom, has continued this family tradition as Alexander
                                  Winery’s owner and winemaker. The winery’s vineyards are planted between 640 and 850 meters (2,100
                                  and 2,789 feet( above sea level, in the Upper Galilee. Alexander wines have earned several prominent
                                  Israeli and international awards, and have won the hearts of devoted wine enthusiasts throughout Israel
                                  and abroad.



                                  Winemaker: Yoram Shalom
                                  Location: Beit Yitzhak
                                  Labels: Alexander Reserve, Liza, Sandro
                                  Flagship Wine: Alexander the Great
                                  Appellation: Upper Galilee
                                  Production: 50,000 bottles




                                                                 Contact: Export Manager: Ilana Shalom
                                                                 Tel: +972-54-435-0180 Email: yoram@alexander-winery.com Website: www.alexander-winery.com
                                                                 Address: P.O. Box 8151, Beit Yizhak 42920, Israel
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                                  Avidan Winery
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                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
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                                  The professionalism and creativity that go into all winemaking stages, from the vineyard to the bottle,
                                  are the hallmarks of Avidan Winery. Meticulous supervision over the desired ripeness of the grapes from
                                  select plots in the Judean Hills; manual harvests; and controlled aging in French and American oak barrels,
                                  all contribute to the optimal extraction of the fruit’s flavors, color, and aromas, which then combine with
                                  the oak wood flavors to create delightful harmony. Avidan’s red wines are unfiltered. The winery creates
                                  different and surprising wines that bear the winery’s unique and distinctive style.




                                  Winemaker: Shlomo Avidan
                                  Location: Kibbutz Eyal
                                  Labels: Reserve, Fringe, Blend des Noirs
                                  Flagship Wine: Premium
                                  Appellation: Judean Hills
                                  Production: 30,000 bottles




                                                                                        Contact: Export Manager: Tsina Avidan
                                                                                        Tel: +972-50-277-4937 Email: avidanwine@gmail.com Website: www.avidanwinery.com
                                                                                        Address: 253 Weizmann St., Raanana 43721, Israel
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                                  Barkan Wine Cellars
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n    g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

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                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Barkan Wine Cellars is Israel’s second largest winery, focusing on premium quality wines. The winery’s
                                  vineyard portfolio is diversified, covering all of Israel’s top terroirs, with most vineyards under its direct
                                  control. The winery produces both top-notch wines, expressive of their origin, and affordable best-
                                  sellers, each wine offering unbeatable value to wine lovers. Barkan wines, 20% of which are exported,
                                  have won countless awards at prestigious wine competitions. As a winery founded by grape growers,
                                  Barkan considers its vineyards to be its most important asset. Supreme fruit, handled by an internationally
                                  trained team of winemakers using state-of-the-art equipment, is Barkan’s recipe for world-class wines.



                                  Winemakers: Edward Salzberg, Yotam Sharon, Irit Boxer-Shank
                                  Location: Hulda
                                  Labels: Altitude, Reserve, Classic, Domaine
                                  Flagship Wine: Superieur
                                  Appellations: Upper Galilee, Judean Hills, Samson
                                  Production: 7.5 million bottles




                                                                                Contact: Export Manager: Shmuel Boxer
                                                                                Tel: +972-8-944-7777 Email: winery@barkan-winery.co.il Website: www.barkan-winery.co.il
                                                                                Address: P.O. Box 159, Kibbutz Hulda, M.P. Sorek 76842, Israel
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                                  Bazelet HaGolan Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  The secret of Bazelet HaGolan Winery is the rich and fertile basalt soil on which its vineyards grow,
                                  situated 500 meters (1,640 feet( above sea level. The winery produces two high-quality wines that are
                                  100% Cabernet Sauvignon, non-filtered and kosher (as of the 2004 vintage(. The wines are aged in oak
                                  barrels that are 70% French and 30% American for at least 8 months. The winery’s reserve label—aged
                                  for 20 months—is a single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon chosen from a select planting site, bearing the
                                  finest fruit.




                                  Winemaker: Yoav Levy
                                  Location: Moshav Kidmat Zvi, Golan Heights
                                  Label: Bazelet HaGolan
                                  Flagship Wine: Bazelet HaGolan Reserve
                                  Appellation: Galilee
                                  Production: 50,000 bottles




                                                                        Contact: Export Manager: Yoav Levy
                                                                        Tel: +972-4-696-5010 Email: bazelet@netvision.net.il Website: bazelet-hagolan.co.il
                                                                        Address: Kidmat Zvi 12421, Israel
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                                  Binyamina Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
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                                  Binyamina Winery’s location in the heart of Israel and its close, longstanding relationship with winegrowers
                                  afford the winery the choicest grapes in a range of varieties that are picked at just the right time. During
                                  the harvest, winegrowers and Binyamina’s team, headed by chief winemaker, Sasson Ben Aharon, work
                                  together to ensure the winery receives the finest sourced grapes with the desired attributes and optimal
                                  levels of flavor. Binyamina produces five wine labels: The Chosen, Binyamina Reserve, Yogev, Teva, and
                                  Kramim. The winery also creates and produces unique wines in limited and variable quantities, one of which
                                  is the Tiltan label.



                                  Winemaker: Sasson Ben Aharon
                                  Location: Binyamina
                                  Labels: The Chosen, Yogev, Teva, Kramim
                                  Flagship Wine: Binyamina Reserve
                                  Appellations: Upper Galilee, Lower Galilee, Judean Hills, Negev
                                  Production: 2.8 million bottles




                                                                                Contact: Export Manager: Timna Shetrit, Chief Marketing & Sales Of icer
                                                                                Tel: +972-4-638-8643 Email: export@binyaminawines.com Website: www.binyaminawines.com
                                                                                Address: 1 Hanassi St., P.O. Box 34, Binyamina 30550, Israel
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                                  BRAVDO Karmei Yosef
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N      e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

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                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
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 vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Karmei Yosef winery is located at the heart of the 50-acre Shoseyov Vineyard, situated near the beautiful,
                                  modern village of Karmei Yosef, half way between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The area, with its cool summer
                                  nights and limestone-rich soil, is ideally suited to the production of very high quality grapes. In fact, the
                                  region is known to have produced fine wine grapes since the time of King Solomon.




                                  Winemakers: Prof. Ben Ami Bravdo, Prof. Oded Shoseyov
                                  Location: Karmei Yosef
                                  Flagship Wine: BRAVDO
                                  Appellation: Samson
                                  Production: 45,000 bottles




                                                                                Contact: Export Manager: Zory Arkin
                                                                                Tel: +972-50-220-7022 Email: hadar_n1@netvision.net.il Website: www.bravdo.com
                                                                                Address: 5 Erez St., Karmei Yosef 99797, Israel
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                                  Carmel Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Carmel is the historic winery of Israel, founded in 1882 by Baron Edmond de Rothschild, owner of Chateau
                                  Lafite. Recently, Carmel has totally changed its strategy from volume to quality. The planting of new vineyards,
                                  particularly in the Upper Galilee, and the employment of a highly qualified winemaking team, has resulted in
                                  rave reviews for the new quality of Carmel’s wines. The chief winemaker, Lior Laxer, graduated in Beaune and
                                  has winemaking experience in Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Australia. Carmel owns the two largest wineries in
                                  Israel at Rishon Le Zion and Zichron Ya’acov and two new small, state-of-the-art wineries: Kayoumi Winery
                                  in the Upper Galilee and Yatir Winery in the northeastern Negev.



                                  Winemaker: Lior Laxer
                                  Locations: Rishon Le Zion, Zichron Ya’acov, Ramat Dalton, Tel Arad
                                  Labels: Single Vineyard, Appellation, Private Collection, Selected
                                  Flagship Wine: Carmel Limited Edition
                                  Appellations: Mainly Upper Galilee, Shomron, Judean Hills, Samson, Negev
                                  Production: 15 million bottles




                                                                                            Contact: Export Manager: Arnon Geva
                                                                                            Tel: +972-3-948-8851 Email: export@carmelwines.co.il Website: www.carmelwines.co.il
                                                                                            Address: P.O. Box 2, 25 Hacarmel St., Rishon Le Zion 75100, Israel
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        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
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                                                                                                                             w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                 The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                 The Cave Winery
    ,      i   s       s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                               New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                     distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                   rising star
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                       wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                           of the wine world                  and some of them are superb

                                                                                                                                                                                      wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                 The Horshan Mountain, descending from the summit of Ramot Menashe, lies close to the village of Bat
                                 Shlomo in the Zichron Ya’acov area. In the sixteenth century, during regional construction, an impressive
                                 vaulted stone tunnel_90 meters (295 feet( long, 5 meters (16 feet( wide, and 9 meters (30 feet( high_
                                 was carved into the mountain. In the nineteenth century, the cave was used to store wines and brandy,
                                 and today, it has returned to its original use. In 2000, with the expertise of a professional oenologist and
                                 experienced winegrowers, The Cave Winery was established with the vision of creating a high quality
                                 boutique winery that produces wine of uncompromising quality.



                                 Winemaker: Sasson Ben Aharon
                                 Location: Mt. Carmel
                                 Label: The Cave
                                 Flagship Wine: The Cave
                                 Appellation: Upper Galilee
                                 Production: 20,000 bottles




                                                                  Contact: Export Manager: Timna Shetrit, Chief Marketing & Sales Of icer
                                                                  Tel: +972-4-638-8643 Email: thecave@inter.net.il
                                                                  Address: 1 Hanassi St., P.O. Box 34, Binyamina 30550, Israel
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        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
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                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Chillag Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Chillag wine is a “slow wine,” made in a traditional way. Grapes are grown in ideal conditions, and fermentation
                                  lasts as long as nature desires. The wines are given time to mature in oak barrels and to further age slowly in
                                  the bottle, allowing the wine to develop its aromas and flavors. Chillag wine is produced according to classic
                                  European methods and represents the flavor of the Mediterranean. Orna Chillag, the winemaker, received
                                  her oenology degree from Milan University. She is the recipient of the Italian Knighthood, “Castellana,” and
                                  is a member of “Le Donne Del Vino” for women winemakers. Tim Atkin, MW, ranked Chillag as one of the
                                  ten best wineries in Israel.



                                  Winemaker: Orna Chillag
                                  Location: Yehud
                                  Labels: Vivo, Solo
                                  Flagship Wine: Primo
                                  Appellation: Galilee
                                  Production: 20,000 bottles




                                                              Contact: Export Manager: Orna Chillag
                                                              Tel: +972-54-456-2057 Email: chillag@netvision.net.il Website: www.chillagwinery.com
                                                              Address:12 Shabazi St., Yehud 56231, Israel
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        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Dalton
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n    g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                   ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
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                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Established in 1995, Dalton is a small, family-owned winery. It was one of the first to be located in Israel’s
                                  picturesque Upper Galilee region. The local terroir provides some of the best locales in the country for
                                  growing grapes. Dalton is a modern winery producing some 70,000 cases annually with varieties such as
                                  Cabernet, Merlot, Shiraz, Barbera, Zinfandel, Chardonnay, Viognier, and Sauvignon Blanc. The winemaking
                                  style is New World with an occasional nod to the old.




                                  Winemaker: Na’ama Mualem
                                  Location: Dalton Industrial Park, Upper Galilee
                                  Labels: Reserve, Alma, Estate, Seasonal, Canaan
                                  Flagship Wine: Matatia
                                  Appellation: Upper Galilee
                                  Production: 850,000 bottles




                                                                                Contact: Export Manager: Alex Haruni
                                                                                Tel: +972-3-751-8922 Email: info@dalton-winery.com Website: www.dalton-winery.com
                                                                                Address: 23 Tuval St., Ramat Gan 52521, Israel
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                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Domaine du Castel
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Domaine du Castel is a family estate founded by Eli Ben-Zaken in 1988. The winery and the vineyards
                                  are located 10 miles (16 kilometers( west of Jerusalem in Ramat Raziel, in the Judean Hills, at an altitude
                                  of 700 meters (2,300 feet(. Eli Ben-Zaken believes that good wine is only made from very good grapes.
                                  The vines are planted at high density to restrain the vines to produce high quality grapes in low yields. Eli
                                  strives to make fine quality wines in Old World traditional methods with modern technology. He uses the
                                  best French oak barrels and ages the wines for up to twenty-four months.




                                  Winemaker: Eli Ben-Zaken
                                  Location: Ramat Raziel, Judean Hills
                                  Labels: C Blanc du Castel, Petit Castel
                                  Flagship Wine: Castel Grand Vin
                                  Appellation: Judean Hills
                                  Production: 100,000 bottles




                                                                            Contact: Export Manager: Eli Ben-Zaken
                                                                            Tel: +972-2-534-2249 Email: castel@castel.co.il Website: www.castel.co.il
                                                                            Address: 39 Ramat Raziel, Judean Hills 90974, Israel
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        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                  s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                      Ella Valley Vineyards
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                      One of Ella Valley’s basic principles is that the vineyard uses only home-grown grapes. In 1998, Ella
                                      Valley Vineyards’ first 198 acres were planted in three growing areas. The vineyard produces about
                                      200,000 bottles a year for both Israeli consumers and the international market of more than ten
                                      countries throughout the world. Since the first harvest in 2002, the vineyard has continued to earn
                                      awards, both at home and abroad. The winery’s three main characteristics are its excellent quality wine,
                                      locality, and kosher certification. Ella Valley Vineyards prides itself on tradition, pursuit of perfection, and
                                      uncompromising quality.



                                      Winemaker: Doron Rav-Hon
                                      Location: Kibbutz Netiv Halamed Hey
                                      Label: Ella Valley Vineyards
                                      Flagship Wine: Vineyard’s Choice
                                      Appellation: Judean Hills
                                      Production: 200,000 bottles




                                                            Contact: Export Manager: Udi Kaplan
                                                            Tel: +972-2-999-4885 Email: udi@ellavalley.com Website: www.ellavalley.com
                                                            Address: Kibbutz Netiv Halamed Hey 99855, Israel
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                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                             n   d       g




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                                  Flam Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Brothers Golan and Gilad Flam established the Flam Winery in 1998. Golan, the winemaker, completed his
                                  master’s degree in winemaking at the University of Piacenza in Italy, and obtained his practical experience by
                                  working in wineries in Tuscany, Italy and McLaren Vale, South Australia. Gilad, a law and business graduate,
                                  directs the winery’s business strategy. Flam Winery vineyards are located in the Upper Galilee and the
                                  Judean Hills, known as some of the best areas in Israel for growing and cultivating premium grapes. Flam
                                  Winery has the passion to produce premium Israeli wines.




                                  Winemaker: Golan Flam
                                  Location: Eshtaol Junction
                                  Labels: Flam Sauvignon Blanc/Chardonnay, Flam Classico, Flam Superiore
                                  Flagship Wine: Flam Reserve
                                  Appellations: Judean Hills, Upper Galilee
                                  Production: 100,000 bottles




                                                                                      Contact: Export Manager: Gilad Flam
                                                                                      Tel: +972-2-992-9923 Email: gilad@flamwinery.com Website: www.flamwinery.com
                                                                                      Address: 3 Dvora Baron St., Rishon Le Zion 75224, Israel
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                                                                                                                             w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                 The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                 Galil Mountain Winery
    ,      i   s       s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                               ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                     distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                   rising star
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                       wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                       T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                           of the wine world                  and some of them are superb

                                                                                                                                                                                      wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                 Sitting atop the Upper Galilee mountain range, Galil Mountain Winery is committed to revitalizing the
                                 region’s rich winemaking history. Thousands of years ago, the area was a choice location for cultivating
                                 quality grapevines. Established by Kibbutz Yiron and Golan Heights Winery in 2000, Galil Mountain brings
                                 together the Israeli pioneering spirit and the expertise of Israel’s premier winery to offer an inspired
                                 selection of varietal and blended red and white wines that remain true to their roots. Twenty-five percent
                                 of the wine is exported to North America and Europe.




                                 Winemaker: Micha Vaadia
                                 Location: Kibbutz Yiron, Upper Galilee
                                 Label: Galil Mountain
                                 Flagship Wines: Yiron, Avivim
                                 Appellation: Upper Galilee
                                 Production: 1 million bottles (approx.(




                                                             Contact: Export Manager: Carmit Ehrenreich
                                                             Tel: +972-4-686-8740 Email: carmit@galilmountain.co.il Website: www.galilmountain.co.il
                                                             Address: Kibbutz Yiron, Merom Hagalil 13855, Israel
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                                                                                                                             w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                 The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                 Golan Heights Winery
    ,      i   s       s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                               New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolo“

                                                                                                     distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                   rising star
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                       wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                       T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                           of the wine world                  and some of them are superb

                                                                                                                                                                                      wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                 Soil. Topography. Climate. In Israel, optimal vineyard conditions exist in the Golan Heights. In the Golan,
                                 a combination of volcanic basaltic soil, suitable topography, and a high altitude that creates a cool climate
                                 are what give the Golan Heights its second name: Israel’s Wine Country. Over the years, the distinctive
                                 wines of the Golan Heights Winery (GHW( have become world-renowned, winning dozens of awards
                                 at international competitions. Since its founding in 1983, the GHW has marketed three leading brands:
                                 Yarden, Gamla, and Golan. Today, the Golan Heights Winery is considered one of Israel’s leading wineries
                                 and is applauded for its wine quality, technological innovation, and new variety development.



                                 Winemaker: Victor Schoenfeld
                                 Location: Katzrin
                                 Labels: Yarden, Gamla, Golan
                                 Flagship Wine: Katzrin
                                 Appellation: Galilee
                                 Production: 6 million bottles




                                                                       Contact: Export Manager: Udi Kadim, VP, International Sales & Marketing and CEO, Yarden Inc.
                                                                       Tel: +972-4-696-8479 Email: udi@golanwines.co.il Website: www.golanwines.co.il
                                                                       Address: P.O. Box 183, Industrial Area, Katzrin 12900, Israel
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Gvaot Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i    n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Gvaot Winery is located in the heart of Samaria, in the central mountain region, surrounded by the ancient
                                  cliffs of the Shiloh Stream. Benefiting from the rich central mountain terroir, the winery was established in
                                  2005 by CEO Amnon Weiss and winemaker Shivi Drori, applying their professional knowledge and expertise
                                  in producing premium wines. Gvaot boutique winery produces 12,000 bottles annually under three labels:
                                  Herodion, aromatic red wines, barrel-aged for 12 months; Gofna, complex, full-bodied wines, barrel-aged
                                  for 14 months; and Masada, premium wine aged for 20 months in French oak.




                                  Winemaker: Shivi Drori
                                  Location: Givat Harel, Shiloh
                                  Labels: Gofna, Herodion
                                  Flagship Wine: Masada
                                  Appellation: Shomron
                                  Production: 12,000 bottles




                                                                            Contact: Export Manager: Amnon Weiss
                                                                            Tel: +972-50-521-2394 Email: info@gvaot-winery.com Website: www.gvaot-winery.com
                                                                            Address: P.O. Box 393, Kedumim 44856, Israel
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G   v   a   o   t   W   i   n   e   r   y
g       r o w      i    n   g

                                rising star                                      N   e   w       W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,     i   s       s t     r o   n   g       a   n   d       g   r o w       i   n   g




                                  Hevron Heights w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a rising
    superb                                                                   of the wine world                     The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
a       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h     ,   i   s     s t    r o      n   g       a   n   d       g   r o w       i   n   g




                                  & Noah Winery
    from Israel                                                              ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                              distinctive style and taste
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …          w i n e s     a r e   g e t t i n g     b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wi ng
                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                        and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                                 wi ne quali ty
 vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Hevron Heights & Noah Winery was the brainchild of a consortium of French supporters of Israel. The winery
                                  was built in the style of a French winery and integrates state-of-the-art wine production technologies with
                                  traditional French winemaking techniques. Frenchman Jacques Humeau, a graduate of the Oenology Faculty
                                  in Bordeaux and a pupil of Emile Peynaud, has advised the winery since its inception. The winery receives
                                  its grapes from the Judean Hills region, which has a history of thousands of years of grape cultivation and
                                  wine production. Hevron Heights & Noah Winery is proud to be an important link in this illustrious historical
                                  chain of agricultural activity in the Land of Israel.



                                  Winemaker: Jacques Humeau
                                  Location: Moshav Geulim
                                  Labels: Mount Hevron, Judean Heights, Jerusalem Hills, Tevel, Noah
                                  Flagship Wine: Hevron Heights Special Reserve
                                  Appellation: Judean Hills
                                  Production: 700,000 bottles




                                      Contact: Export Manager: Sagit Murciano Tel: +972-54-232-2251 Email: sagitmu@012.net.il
                                      Website: www.terres-saintes.com Address: Moshav Geulim 42820, Israel
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                   i   n   g

                               rising star                                     N   e   w

                                                                           of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                               W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                             w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                 The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                            n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                    rising
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                                 Margalit Winery
    ,      i   s       s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                               New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                     distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                   rising star
srael . Qua l it y e nt re n c h e d in a                Israel is on track to make wines with a


                       wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                       T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                           of the wine world                  and some of them are superb

                                                                                                                                                                                      wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                 Margalit is a family-owned winery founded in 1989. Run by winemakers Dr. Yair Margalit and his son
                                 Asaf Margalit. Margalit was ranked as one of the top two Israeli wineries by the Wine Report 2009. The
                                 winery owns two vineyards: one in the Upper Galilee Mountains near the biblical village of Kadita, at
                                 an elevation of 800 meters, and the second near the village of Binyamina, close to the Mediterranean
                                 Sea. Grape yield is approximately 35 hl/hectare, with total production of about 20,000 bottles a year.
                                 Margalit produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Sauvignon Special Reserve, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and
                                 Enigma, a blended wine.



                                 Winemaker: Asaf Margalit
                                 Location: Hadera
                                 Labels: Margalit, Enigma
                                 Flagship Wine: Special Reserve
                                 Appellations: Galilee, Coastal Region - Shomron
                                 Production: 20,000 bottles




                                                                  Contact: Export Manager: Yair Margalit
                                                                  Tel: +972-4-626-2059 Email: marwine@netvision.net.il
                                                                  Website: margalit-winery.com Address: P.O. Box 4055, Caesarea 30889, Israel
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    superb
                   i    n   g

                                rising star                                      N   e   w

                                                                             of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                 W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                  s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                              n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                      rising
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                                  Mony Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d    g   r o w    i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
srael . Qua l it y e nt re n c h e d in a                  Israel is on track to make wines with a


                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                      Mony Winery is a family-owned winery in Israel’s Sorek Valley, an area known for its rich history, remarkable
                                      terroir, and fertile grape-growing conditions. Mony was established in 2000 by Shakib Artoul, an Arab
                                      Christian from a small village in the Galilee, in memory of his son, Dr. Mony Artoul. Mony wine is aged in
                                      casks and stored in a limestone cave, which has ideal natural temperature and humidity conditions. Mony
                                      is the only Arab Christian winery in Israel; it earned its kashrut certification in 2005. The uniqueness of the
                                      Mony story is reflected in the outstanding flavor of Mony wines.




                                      Winemaker: Nur Artoul
                                      Location: Dir Rafat, Sorek Valley
                                      Labels: Taltalim, Mony Reserve, Sunny Hills
                                      Appellation: Judean Hills
                                      Production: 100,000 bottles




                                                           Contact: Export Manager: Nur Artoul
                                                           Tel: +972-2-991-6629 Email: monywines@walla.co.il Website: www.monyvineyard.com
                                                           Address: Dir Rafat, P.O. Box 275, Beit Shemesh 99000, Israel
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                                rising star                                      N   e   w

                                                                             of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                 W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                  s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                              n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                      rising
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                                  Pelter Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                      Pelter Winery, situated in Israel’s Golan Heights, was established in 2002. Influenced by Tal Pelter’s oenology
                                      studies at Curtin University in Western Australia and work in Australian wineries, the Pelter family creates
                                      distinctive wines that combine the fresh intensity of the vineyards of the northern Golan with devotion to
                                      hands-on winemaking at all stages of production. The winery is owned by two of the Pelter brothers, who
                                      each contribute their personal expertise—Tal, in winemaking and Nir in business and marketing. Buoyed
                                      by the support and contribution of the Pelter family, every production phase, from harvest to sales, is a
                                      collaborative effort.



                                      Winemaker: Tal Pelter
                                      Location: Kibbutz Ein Zivan
                                      Label: Pelter
                                      Flagship Wine: Pelter T-Selection
                                      Appellation: Upper Galilee
                                      Production: 70,000 bottles




                                                                      Contact: Export Manager: Nir Pelter
                                                                      Tel: +972-52-811-2385 Email: info@pelterwinery.co.il Website: www.pelterwinery.com
                                                                      Address: Kibbutz Merom Golan 12436, Israel
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    superb
                   i    n   g

                                rising star                                     N   e   w

                                                                            of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                             n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                     rising
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                                  Recanati Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
srael . Qua l it y e nt re n c h e d in a                 Israel is on track to make wines with a


                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  The story of Recanati Winery began with Lenny Recanati’s strong bond with the Land of Israel coupled
                                  with his deep passion for fine wine – a passion that has its source in his family’s Italian heritage.
                                  Recanati Winery obtains most of its grapes from the Upper Galilee, where Israel’s finest high-altitude
                                  vineyards are located. The area’s warm days and contrastingly cool nights, together with chalky and
                                  gravelly soil conditions, create an ideal environment in which classic varieties are nurtured.
                                  Recanati Winery aims to create an elegant Israeli wine that reflects Israel’s perfect grape growing conditions.




                                  Winemaker: Gil Shatsberg
                                  Location: Emek Hefer
                                  Labels: Reserve, Recanati, Yasmin
                                  Flagship Wine: Special Reserve
                                  Appellations: Upper Galilee, Lower Galilee, Judean Hills
                                  Production: 750,000 bottles




                                                          Contact: Export Manager: Yaniv Inbar
                                                          Tel: +972-4-622-2288 Email: info@recanati-winery.com Website: www.recanati-winery.com
                                                          Address: P.O. Box 12050, Emek Hefer 38800, Israel
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R   e   c   a   n   a   t   i   W   i   n   e   r   y
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    superb
                   i    n   g

                                rising star                                     N   e   w

                                                                            of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                             n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                     rising
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                                  Saslove Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
srael . Qua l it y e nt re n c h e d in a                 Israel is on track to make wines with a


                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Saslove Winery, founded in 1998 in Kibbutz Eyal, is one of the first boutique wineries established in
                                  modern Israel. Barry Saslove, the winery’s founder, is among the leading wine educators in Israel. In 2006,
                                  he moved the production to the new fermentation site that was constructed in the Upper Galilee near
                                  the vineyards. All of Saslove’s vineyards are located on the Upper Galilee mountain range, from 670 to
                                  800 meters (2,198 to 2,625 feet( above sea level. The basalt, terra rossa, and limestone soil, combined
                                  with cool, dry mountain breezes are ideal conditions for the cultivation of great wine grapes. Most of the
                                  winery’s vineyards are organic, and one is bio-dynamic.



                                  Winemakers: Barry Saslove, Roni Saslove
                                  Location: Tsuriel
                                  Labels: Adom, Aviv
                                  Flagship Wine: Reserved
                                  Appellation: Galilee
                                  Production: 80,000 bottles




                                                                      Contact: Export Manager: Barry Saslove
                                                                      Tel: +972-9-749-2697 Email: info@saslove.com Website: www.saslove.com
                                                                      Address: Kibbutz Eyal 45840, Israel
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                   i    n   g

                                rising star                                     N   e   w

                                                                            of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                             n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                     rising
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                                  Sea Horse Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
srael . Qua l it y e nt re n c h e d in a                 Israel is on track to make wines with a


                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Sea Horse Winery, located in the village of Bar Giyora in the heart of the Jerusalem Mountains, is a small
                                  boutique winery which produces 20,000 bottles annually. Ze’ev Dunie, owner and winemaker, was a
                                  filmmaker for more than 25 years. Directing a documentary about wine triggered his interest in winemaking,
                                  and he decided to establish a small winery. Focusing mainly on Syrah and Zinfandel grape varieties, the
                                  winery has developed a unique style. All of Sea Horse’s wines are truly hand made, from vineyard to winery.
                                  They use traditional, labor-intensive methods, with minimal interference in the process. Sea Horse’s wines
                                  are shaped by the quality and identity of the grapes grown in the Land of Israel.



                                  Winemaker: Ze’ev Dunie
                                  Location: Bar Giyora
                                  Labels: James, Munch, Lennon, Antoine, Antoine GSM, Fellini, Camus, Gaudi
                                  Flagship Wine: Elul
                                  Appellation: Judean Hills
                                  Production: 20,000 bottles




                                                           Contact: Export Manager: Ze’ev Dunie
                                                           Tel: +972-2-570-9834 Email: info@seahorsewines.com Website: www.seahorsewines.com
                                                           Address: Moshav Bar Giyora 99880, Israel
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                                rising star                                     N   e   w

                                                                            of the wine world
        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                             n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                     rising
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                                  Segal Wines
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  The Segal family has been producing wine in Israel since the early 20th century. In fact, it was Segal who
                                  pioneered the planting of vineyards in the Upper Galilee, sowing the path that the Israeli wine industry then
                                  followed. Segal merged with Barkan Wine Cellars in 2001, giving the company an opportunity to return to
                                  its illustrious past. The wines are made at Barkan’s winery from quality grapes harvested from Segal’s own
                                  vineyards. Winemaker Avi Feldstein enjoys complete autonomy in making original, stylish wines. The result
                                  is considerable success in export markets as diverse as Canada and Poland, as well as several awards in
                                  prestigious international wine competitions.



                                  Winemaker: Avi Feldstein
                                  Location: Hulda
                                  Labels: Single Vineyards, Galilee Heights, Ben-Ami
                                  Flagship Wine: Unfiltered
                                  Appellation: Upper Galilee
                                  Production: 1.5 million bottles




                                                                                      Contact: Export Manager: Shmuel Boxer
                                                                                      Tel: +972-8-944-7777 Email: martha@segalwines.co.il Website: www.segalwines.co.il
                                                                                      Address: P.O. Box 159, Kibbutz Hulda, M.P. Sorek 76842, Israel
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        Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in
                                                                                                W o   r   l   d       A   p   p   r o   a    c   h   ,   i   s



                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
                                                                                                                                                                 s t     r o   n   g     a

                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
                                                                                                                                                                                             n   d       g




                                                                                                                                                                                                     rising
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                                  Shiloh Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

    from Israel                                                             ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
 vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Whether referring to the ageless blessing from Jacob, the Jewish forefather, or to the words of Prophet
                                  Ezekiel, quality grapes and wine production have been associated with the Shiloh region for millennia.
                                  Perhaps because of this ancient, yet enduring blessing, the pristine view at altitudes ranging from 750 meters
                                  to 900 meters (2,461 to 2,953 feet( above sea level, or an immeasurable love of the land, entrepreneur
                                  Mayer Chomer could not resist founding a winery in this region. Under the expert direction of Amichai
                                  Lourie, master winemaker of Shiloh wines, this growing winery has received many top-ranking international
                                  awards. The winery’s greatest pleasure is for wine lovers to experience Shiloh’s blessing for themselves.



                                  Winemaker: Amichai Lourie
                                  Location: Shiloh
                                  Label: Shor
                                  Flagship Wine: Secret Reserve
                                  Appellation: Judean Hills
                                  Production: 50,000 bottles




                                                                  Contact: Export Manager: Amichai Lourie
                                                                  Tel: +972-50-342-2268 Email: ykveyshilo@bezeqint.net Website: www.shilohwinery.com
                                                                  Address: Maale Levona, M.P. Efraim 44825, Israel
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                                                                                                                             w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                 The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                 Tabor Winery
    ,      i   s       s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                               ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                     distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                   rising star
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                                                                                                                                           of the wine world                  and some of them are superb

                                                                                                                                                                                      wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                 In the heart of the fertile Galilee lies Kfar Tabor, an agricultural village established more than a century
                                 ago. From its very beginning, Kfar Tabor’s foremost attraction and area of activity have been its vineyards.
                                 The village quickly became well known for its quality grapes, the top choice of Israel’s leading wineries.
                                 With wines that are always enthusiastically received by the public, Tabor Winery is highly regarded as
                                 a producer of quality wines. By 2008, the winery was producing 900,000 bottles a year. Its complete
                                 range of wines, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz wines,        .
                                 are produced from grapes from the best vineyards of Kfar Tabor and the Galilee.



                                 Winemaker: Arieh Nesher
                                 Location: Tabor Village, Galilee
                                 Labels: Tabor, Tabor Adama
                                 Flagship Wine: Tabor Mes’ha
                                 Appellation: Galilee
                                 Production: 900,000 bottles




                                                                  Contact: Export Manager: Inbar Sivan
                                                                  Tel: +972-4-676-0455 Email: twc@twc.co.il Website: www.taborwinery.co.il
                                                                  Address: P.O. Box 422, Tabor Village 15241, Israel
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  TEPERBERG 1870
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                      The Teperberg 1870 vision is to stand among the leaders of Israel’s wine culture. The winery is transforming
                                      this vision into reality with winemaking expertise passed down through six Teperberg generations and a
                                      strong passion for wine. The winery remains at the forefront of technology and is powered by a steadfast
                                      commitment to innovation. As Israel’s fourth largest winery, Teperberg 1870 exports world-class wines
                                      to more than 22 countries worldwide. The wines in Teperberg 1870’s new series are highly acclaimed by
                                      wine enthusiasts and have received numerous prestigious international awards. The winery is increasing its
                                      production to 7 million bottles a year and is constructing an international visitor center.



                                      Winemaker: Shiki Rauchberger
                                      Location: Tzora
                                      Labels: Teperberg Meritage, Teperberg Terra, Teperberg Silver
                                      Flagship Wine: Teperberg Family Estate - Reserve
                                      Appellations: Judean Hills, Samson
                                      Production: 5 million bottles




                                                                     Contact: Export Manager: Daniella Littman
                                                                     Tel: +972-2-990-8080 Email: export@teperberg1870.co.il Website: www.teperberg1870.co.il
                                                                     Address: P.O. Box 669, Mobile Post Samson, Tzora 99803, Israel
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                                                                                                                             w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                 The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                 Tishbi Estate Winery
    ,      i   s       s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                               ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                     distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                   rising star
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                       wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                           of the wine world                  and some of them are superb

                                                                                                                                                                                      wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                 The Tishbi Estate Winery is the first boutique, family-owned and operated winery established in Israel. In
                                 1882, Baron Rothschild commissioned Jonathan Tishbi’s grandfather to be a vintner in Israel. In 1984,
                                 following a century of grape-growing tradition, Jonathan took the initiative of opening his own winery.
                                 His son, Golan, studied winemaking and brought the winery to a new level of production. With four series
                                 of table wines and a limited edition of fortified wines, including brandy produced in an authentic Cognac
                                 alembic distillery, Tishbi is now among the largest Israeli wineries, producing approximately 1 million
                                 bottles per year, nearly a third for export.



                                 Winemaker: Golan Tishbi
                                 Location: Binyamina
                                 Labels: Jonathan Tishbi Special Reserve, Tishbi Estate, Tishbi Vineyards, Tishbi
                                 Flagship Wine: Jonathan Tishbi Special Reserve
                                 Appellations: Shomron, Lower Galilee, Upper Galilee, Judean Hills, Negev
                                 Production: 1 million bottles (approx.(




                                                                 Contact: Export Manager: Jonathan Tishbi
                                                                 Tel: +972-4-638-0434/5 Email: golan@tishbi.com Website: www.tishbi.com
                                                                 Address: 33 Hameyasdim St., Zichron Ya’acov 30900, Israel
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                      Tulip Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                      Tulip Winery is a family-owned boutique winery located in Kfar Tikva (Village of Hope(, a residential
                                      community for people with special needs who are employed at the winery. The winery produces 95,000
                                      premium bottles of wine a year. Tulip Winery’s goal is to produce top quality wine with no compromises.
                                      These high standards are applied throughout the winemaking process: choosing the finest vineyards in
                                      Israel, utilizing the most advanced technologies and production processes, and aging the wine in premium
                                      oak barrels. The winery provides its customers with high quality wines at affordable prices. Tulip’s wines
                                      have earned professional international recognition, such as 90 points RP and 92 points WS .



                                      Winemaker: Tamir Arzy
                                      Location: Kiryat Tivon, Galilee
                                      Labels: Reserve, Mostly, Just
                                      Flagship Wine: Black Tulip
                                      Appellations: Upper Galilee, Judean Hills
                                      Production: 95,000 bottles




                                                                        Contact: Export Manager: Roy Itzhaki
                                                                        Tel: +972-4-983-0573 Email: tulip@tulip-winery.co.il Website: www.tulip-winery.co.il
                                                                        Address: 24 Hacarmel St., Kiryat Tivon 36081, Israel
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                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                  The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Tzora Vineyards
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

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                                                                            ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                                                                                                                                        T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Tzora Vineyards is a pioneer in many aspects of winemaking in Israel. Established in 1993, Tzora Vineyards
                                  was one of the first to plant vineyards in the Judean Hills. The winery is very proud to have revived the
                                  winemaking tradition in a region that has been associated with winemaking since biblical times. Numerous
                                  Tzora Vineyards wines have been highly ranked by local and international wine lovers and critics. The
                                  noteworthy OR dessert wine was rated 92 by Robert Parker in 2008. Today, Tzora Vineyards is considered
                                  by many to be one of the leading terroir-driven wineries in Israel.




                                  Winemaker: Eran Pick
                                  Location: Kibbutz Tzora
                                  Labels: Shoresh, Neve Ilan, Giv’at Hachalukim, Judean Hills, OR Shoresh Dessert
                                  Flagship Wine: Misty Hills
                                  Appellation: Judean Hills
                                  Production: 80,000 bottles




                                                                                Contact: Export Manager: Uri Ran
                                                                                Tel: +972-2-990-8261 Email: info@tzoravineyards.com Website: www.tzoravineyards.com
                                                                                Address: Kibbutz Tzora, DN Shimshon 99803, Israel
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Vitkin Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d     g   r o w    i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
wing
                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Vitkin Winery was established in 2001 by Doron and Sharona Paz-Belogolovsky and Asaf Paz, Oenologist
                                  and Bordeaux graduate. The trio has made Vitkin into one of the most fascinating wineries in Israel today.
                                  Vitkin specializes in producing unique and original Israeli wines using varietals such as Carignan, Petite
                                  Sirah, and Viognier as well as special, unique blends. The winery sources its grapes from select vineyards
                                  throughout Israel, where both Doron and Asaf are personally involved in all vine-growing stages.
                                  The range of varieties and vineyard locations enable Vitkin to extend the harvesting season over three
                                  months. Vitkin wines are well appreciated among wine critics, journalists, and wine lovers.
                                                                                                .



                                  Winemakers: Asaf Paz, Doron Belogolovsky
                                  Location: Vitkin Village
                                  Label: Israeli Journey
                                  Flagship Wine: Vitkin Carignan
                                  Appellations: Shomron, Galilee, Judean Hills
                                  Production: 45,000 bottles




                                                          Contact: Export Manager: Sharona Paz-Belogolovsky
                                                          Tel: +972-9-866-3505 Email: sharona@vitkin-winery.co.il Website: www.vitkin-winery.co.il
                                                          Address: P.O. Box 267, Vitkin Village 40200, Israel
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                                                                                                                              w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                  Yaffo Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o   n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

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                                                                             ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                      distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                    rising star
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                                                                                                                                            of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                          wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                  Yaffo Winery was established in 1998 by Moshe and Anne Celniker, following French family tradition and
                                  years of winemaking experience in Alsace, France. With a strong connection to the land and nature, Yaffo
                                  Winery invests an enormous amount in nurturing its vineyards for high-quality grapes in low yield. The
                                  winery’s nighttime harvest, low-temperature crushing process, and meticulous aging produce outstanding
                                  red and white wines. In this boutique winery, located in the Celniker’s spacious basement, the personal
                                  touch is just as important as savoring the wine. The Celniker’s passionate pursuit of new techniques and
                                  technologies is reflected in the winemaking experience and the superb taste of their quality wines.



                                  Winemakers: Moshe Celniker, Stephan Celniker
                                  Location: Neve Michael, Ella Valley
                                  Label: Yaffo
                                  Flagship Wine: Heritage
                                  Appellations: Ella Valley, Judean Hills
                                  Production: 20,000 bottles




                                                                            Contact: Export Manager: Moshe Celniker
                                                                            Tel: +972-54-452-3201 Email: info@yaffowinery.com Website: www.yaffowinery.com
                                                                            Address: 15 Rozov St., Tel Aviv 69716, Israel
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Yatir Winery
    ,      i   s        s t     r o    n   g   a   n   d   g   r o w     i   n   g N     e   w    W o      r   l   d       A   p p r o a c h , i s s t r o n g a n                                    d       g   r o w       i   n   g

 from Israel                                                                 ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

                                                                                                       distinctive style and taste. Its an amazing turnaround for a nation that h“
                                                                                     rising star
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                        wine quality Israel is a
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                                                                                                                                         T h e …      w i n e s   a r e   g e t t i n g   b e t t e r     a l l   t h e   t i m e “
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                                                                                                                                             of the wine world                  and some of them are superb
                       Modern winemaking techniques are most apparent… resulting in a dramatic improvement in                                                                           wi ne quali ty
vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technology and internationally trained winemakers“


                                      Yatir Winery is a boutique winery founded in 2000 and launched in 2004. The winery is situated at Tel
                                      Arad in the northeastern Negev, at a site with 3,000 years of history. The vineyards are situated in Yatir
                                      Forest, Israel’s largest planted forest, which rises to an elevation of 900 meters (2,700 feet(. This forms the
                                      southern tip of the Judean Hills wine region. The winemaker is Eran Goldwasser, a graduate of the University
                                      of Adelaide in Australia. Yatir Winery is 100% owned by the Carmel Winery, but is managed independently.
                                      Carmel is responsible for marketing, distribution and export.




                                      Winemaker: Eran Goldwasser
                                      Location: Tel Arad
                                      Labels: Yatir Forest, Yatir
                                      Flagship Wine: Yatir Forest
                                      Appellation: Judean Hills
                                      Production: 110,000 bottles




                                                                     Contact: Export Manager: Arnon Geva
                                                                     Tel: +972-3-948-8851 Email: export@carmelwines.co.il Website: www.yatir.net
                                                                     Address: P.O. Box 2, 25 Hacarmel St., Rishon Le Zion 75100, Israel
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                                                                                                                               w i n e q u a l i t y Israel is a
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                                                                                                                   The… wines are getting better all the time and some of them are superb “
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                                  Zion Winery
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 from Israel                                                                ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“

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                                  Zion Winery has been the pioneer in winemaking since its original establishment in 1848 within the walls
                                  of Jerusalem’s Old City. Zion Winery has preserved its long-standing winemaking tradition and methods,
                                  and has interwoven them with advanced production technologies, meticulous vineyard care, and quality
                                  grape-variety planting in the most select areas. Zion Winery’s expert, professionally trained team offers
                                  wines of the right quality for every occasion. Zion Winery wines, mosaics of quality grapes from the Galilee
                                  and Judean Hills, continue to receive compliments and earn awards in a variety of competitions, often in
                                  price/value wine categories. Zion Winery is committed to renew and surprise, in order to continue to
                                  produce excellent value wines.

                                  Winemaker: Zvika Shor
                                  Location: Jerusalem
                                  Labels: Erez, Tidhar, Dolev
                                  Flagship Wine: Armon
                                  Appellations: Galilee, Judean Hills
                                  Production: 500,000 bottles




                                                                                Contact: Export Manager: Ronald Mogendorff
                                                                                Tel: +972-2-535-2540 Email: ronald@zionfinewines.co.il Website: zionfinewines.co.il
                                                                                Address: 45 Charuvit St., Mishor Edumim 98510, Israel
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wines from Israel                                   ”.New vineyards with classic varieties and a focus on cool climate, high altitude regions…has transformed Israeli wines, as has modern technolos“



                              The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute, supported by more than 2,600 member firms,
                              private-sector bodies, and the government of Israel, advances business relationships between Israeli
                              exporters and overseas businesses and organizations. By providing a wide range of export-oriented
                              services to Israeli companies and complementary services to the international business community,
                              the Institute helps build successful joint ventures, strategic alliances, and trade partnerships.

                              The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute is committed to bringing together food and wine buyers
                              with the products they seek and manufacturers that suit their needs, ensuring that consumers throughout the
                              world benefit from the innovation, quality, and adaptability of Israel’s food and wine industry.


                                                                                            Contact: Michal Neeman, Business Development Manager, Food & Beverage
                                                                                            Tel: +972-3-514-2859 Email: michal@export.gov.il Website: www.export.gov.il
                                                                                            Address: 29 Hamered St., Tel Aviv 68125, Israel




                              This publication is for informational purposes only. While every effort has                                        The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute
                              been made to ensure that the information presented is correct, The Israel                                          Production: IEICI Media & Production Division Editing: IEICI Food & Beverage Department
                              Export & International Cooperation Institute assumes no responsibility for                                         Contributing Photographers: Rina Nagila, Tal Gluck Dalton Photographer: David Silverman
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