The high mountains of the Galilee and volcanic elevations of the Golan Heights are rich with volcanic soil and are ideal for wine-making because of their hot summers and snowy winters. Visit three wineries, hearing from winemakers or winery owners at each stop. Learn about their wine-making process and the history of wine-making in this area.
Israel's wine-making history goes back to 3000 BC, and today there are more than 300 wineries - from those producing millions of bottles yearly, to the boutiques making just a few thousand. Exports of Israeli wines continue steadily growing year after year. It is a vibrant and highly successful industry with a variety and quality that will surprise those who have not visited Israel recently.