Some top Israeli wines - tasted June 2002
30 Aug 2002 by JR
See also purple prose ( 29 April 2003 ). Janna Gur, the editor of Israel's food and wine magazine Al Hashulhan , sent me tasting samples of some of the most highly-rated wines produced there. The number of quality-oriented Israeli producers has increased significantly of late and new, cooler areas are being planted. As you can see from my tasting notes below, I was pretty impressed by some of them. But the thirst of the domestic market is such that prices are often unrealistically high for them to compete on the international market - as you can see from the US and UK price and stockist information she also kindly supplied. I do...

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