One of the greatest things in Israel, that the land of Israel was blessed with wine. There are over 400 wineries around this tiny country! So, which ones give you the ultimate tourist experience? Let’s find out!
Barkan Wines own over 2,200 acres of vineyards in Israel, from the Galilee in the north to Mitzpe Ramon in the south, in the Jerusalem Mountains and the Yehuda Plains. Barkan Wines produce over 10 million bottles annually, which win countless medals and awards in Israel and the world. The winery owns the largest barrel hall in Israel, hosting 5,000 barrels, and produces and manufactures wine with the most advanced and modern means in the wine world.
For more info: http://www.barkan-winery.co.il/en/
Deeply connected to the land, and more specifically the vineyards of Zichron Ya’akov and its surroundings, the Tishbi Winery has grown from humble beginnings to an internationally acclaimed winery encompassing six vineyards. Their products extend further than just wines, with a wide range of wine jellies and jams also on offer. The Tishbi visitors’ center offers wine tours and tastings, as well as Valrhona chocolate tastings and a beautiful outdoor restaurant where your meal and wine can be enjoyed under the vine leaves.
For more info: http://www.tishbi.com/en/
The winery’s slogan, “Leading the way in creating and nurturing the fine wine culture in Israel” is fitting, considering that Golan Heights Winery has won 75 major international awards and their products are exported to over 32 countries around the world. Established over 30 years ago, wine enthusiasts can enjoy wine tours and tastings at the winery’s visitor’s center, located in Katzrin, Golan Heights.
For more info: www.golanwines.co.il
A small, boutique winery, the Tabor Winery is located in the village of Kfar Tabor in the Lower Galilee with its vineyards growing on the slopes of Mount Tabor. This vineyard is very traditional in its agricultural methods, and only uses local materials including water. Next to the visitors center, which offers full tour, is a marzipan museum and restaurant.
For more info: twc.co.il.