Carignan: A Grape From Israel’s Past And Future

07/24/2012 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Viticulture has a long history in the land of Israel, dating back to antiquity. However, after the Muslim conquests of seventh century, and particularly after the Ottoman conquest of 1516, winemaking became a largely forbidden activity in Israel, and most vintners were only allowed to grow grapes destined for the table, not the bottle. 

Binyamina¹s Reserve Carignan 2009.
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