pinot noir

New Wines, Outside

Toast the harvest holiday of Sukkot with flair by laying in a stock of these new kosher wines.

10/01/2014
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With festive eating aplenty in the offing, including as many as 22 square meals in the sukkah, what more opportune time to explore some of the new wines hitting the kosher market?

Delicious But Difficult

Pinot noir frustrates winemakers, but wine drinkers love it.

02/26/2014
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Pinot noir can drive winemakers mad. It’s difficult to grow and vinify, temperamental in the barrel and prone to closing down in the bottle for years before becoming drinkable again. But these challenges seem to inspire, rather than inhibit, winemakers who consider crafting a pinot noir the pinnacle of their profession.

Yarden Pinot Noir 2009. Photo courtesy of Golan Heights Winery
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