Archive for the Tag 'Jews'

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Exploring Israel’s Wines

[Image from winesisrael.com.] Will there ever be a day when I am headed to Israel to taste wines? I do know that they’re working hard to create a great Petite. Beyond that, I’m just plain ignorant, as very little has come to me in this regard. I can tell you that Kerry Damskey is a […]

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Blessing of a harvest in fall is as important as the blessing of the vines in spring

The blessing of a harvest is a major, religious tradition in all wine regions. In the spring, many ceremonies also occur for the blessing of wine grape vines. I once had to research “why,” when asked; so, I went to my dear friend the Reverend Doctor John Staten. John and his family own Field Stone […]

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Wines of Jewish Origin to Toast the 2012 Season ~ Happy Hanukkah

‘Tis the season to celebrate heritage, and what better way for the days of Hanukkah than to enjoy it with a glass of wine produced by someone of this culture? If this is not your cultural heritage, you’re still invited to toast the season on behalf of your Jewish relatives and/or friends. Personally, I have […]

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Wines of Jewish Origin to Toast the Season ~ Happy Hanukkah

Giving you time to prepare ~ ‘Tis the season to celebrate heritage, and what better way for the days of Hanukkah than to enjoy it with a glass of wine produced by someone of this culture? If this is not your cultural heritage, you’re still invited to toast the season on behalf of your Jewish […]