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  • People of the Vine: Rob Eshman talks Jews, wine and history with Jeff Morgan

    By Rob Eshman

    August 28, 2013 | 12:13 pm

    Jeff Morgan is winemaker and co-owner of Covenant Wines, based in Napa Valley, where he makes kosher wine under the Covenant, RED C and Landsman labels.


    Rob Eshman: To start, let’s put aside, for a moment, the distinction between kosher and non-kosher wine and pose a more...

  • Meet that little old winemaker, Ben-Zaken

    By Meredith Price

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    A narrow, winding road through the verdant Judean valley leads up to the Domaine du Castel winery. Just a few kilometers away from Jerusalem and nestled atop a small peak in the residential Ramat Raziel Moshav, the vineyard overlooks a natural landscape of gentle, rolling hills. In...
  • Fine Wine Pours Down From Golan

    By Nathan Chroman

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Add wine to Israel's wondrous list of accomplishments. No, it's not a miracle the Israelis make wine; after all, they and their ancestral ancients have been squeezing the grape since time immemorial. The miracle is that today's wines from the Golan Heights are world-class -- capable...

  • Kosher Wine Gets Better With Age

    By Rachel Brand

    April 10, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Legend has it that when Jews first came to America, they couldn't afford quality grapes. To make wine palatable they would add tons of sugar. Thus came the red, syrupy wines that have long been associated with the kosher winemaking industry.

    But these days, David Eskenazi, manager...

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