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            Israeli wine regions:

Galil (Galilee)
Judean Hills 
Shimshon (Samson) 
Negev 
Shomron

Modern Israel is a young state, but wine-making traditions have been kept by its inhabitants from the very ancient times. They have to struggle with absolutely unsuitable for wine-growing climate. But Israelis are persistent and hardworking people. Today they use modern equipment to cope with natural difficulties and try to enlarge the assortment of produced wines.

For vineyards are taken slopes of Carmel mountain, north coast of Kinneret lake (Sea of Galilee), flat country to the east of Yaffo and Tel Aviv, plains to the north of Beer Sheva and down to the border with Negev desert in the south.

Traditional predilection for sweet red dessert wines has changed recently to light dry red and white table wines, produced of rather recently imported to Israel sorts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Blanc. They gradually replace Carignan and Grenache, used for producing red wines; Semillon, Claret and Muscat, used for producing white wines.

Following red wines are made in Israel: Adom Attic, Atsmon, Carmelit, Premiere, Chateau and others. Most famous white wines are: Chateau des la Montaigne , Mont Blem, Massada and Carmel Hook.

The sparkling wines tagged "The President" are leading Israel wines made by method of champagne.

Israel exports wines mainly to the United States.
All exported wines pass the control of quality in Wine Institute of Israel and receive the certificate of kosher.
 

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