THE UNIQUE TERROIRS OF ISRAEL A TAPESTRY OF TERROIR AND TRADITION Galilee and Golan Heights: The northern regions of Galilee and the Golan Heights offer higher elevations and volcanic soils. These areas benefit from cooler temperatures and volcanic terroir, contributing to the production of high-quality wines with distinct mineral characteristics. Coastal Plains: The western part


RIESLING AND AUXERROIS IN LUXEMBOURG In the picturesque landscapes of the Moselle Valley, where the River Moselle serenely winds its way through verdant hills and sloping vineyards, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg crafts wines that are a testimony to its rich viticultural heritage. While many grape varieties contribute to Luxembourg's enological prowess, two varieties—Riesling and


MONTSANT AND TERRA ALTA: DUAL EXPRESSIONS OF CATALONIA'S TERROIR MONTSANT AND TERRA ALTA: DUAL EXPRESSIONS OF CATALONIA'S TERROIR History: Catalunya's viticultural legacy traces its roots back to the ancient Romans, who first cultivated the region's fertile land. Through the ages, from Roman cellars to medieval monasteries, wine has flowed through Catalunya's veins, telling tales of


Barbagia, a rugged and enchanting region in the heart of Sardinia, Italy, unveils a world where time seems to stand still. This remote and picturesque land is a treasure trove of history, geography, geology, culinary traditions, and wines that have evolved over centuries. Exploring Barbagia is like stepping into a living canvas where each facet


A TAPESTRY OF TERROIR AND TRADITION A TAPESTRY OF TERROIR AND TRADITION History: Etna's winemaking legacy is as ancient as the slopes it's cultivated on. From the Greeks and Romans recognizing Etna's potential for viticulture, to the monastic orders of the Middle Ages refining the craft, the tradition of winemaking has been interwoven with Etna's


From Faro's hidden coastal charm with its elegant wines and rich history shaped by Mount Etna's volcanic influence to Trapani's coastal harmony, where fortified wines like Marsala and seafood-rich cuisine capture the essence of the region. Finally, we arrive in Palermo, Sicily's vibrant heart, where diverse wines, tantalizing street food, and a deep-rooted passion for


Paestum, an ancient archaeological site in southern Italy, stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of a bygone era. Nestled in the heart of Campania, Paestum's rich history, stunning geography, unique geology, and its culinary traditions, including food and wine, converge to create a captivating mosaic of culture and heritage. Paestum, an ancient archaeological


Italy, with its plethora of wine-producing regions, offers countless stories of varietals that echo regional pride and character. Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi, originating from the Marche region on the eastern coast, is one such narrative. This appellation is celebrated for its production of Verdicchio, a grape variety that beautifully reflects its environment, history, and


Tuscany, with its rolling landscapes and profound cultural heritage, harbors two wine-producing regions that have redefined Italian viticulture: Montalcino and Bolgheri. While Montalcino celebrates the legacy of Brunello, Bolgheri champions newer, yet internationally acclaimed red blends. Together, these regions weave a tale of history, topography, terroir, culinary traditions, and, undeniably, world-class wines. Tuscany, with its


In the diverse and rich tapestry of Italian wines, the Valpolicella region, especially known for its legendary Amarone, stands out as a beacon of excellence. Nestled in the Veneto region of northern Italy, Valpolicella and its wines provide a fascinating insight into the interplay of history, geography, geology, and culinary traditions. In the diverse and


Collio, or Collio Goriziano, is a prestigious wine region located in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northeastern Italy, right at the border with Slovenia. Known for its outstanding white wines, Collio is more than just a viticultural area; it’s a confluence of history, unique geographical attributes, geology, rich culinary traditions, and, of course, its illustrious


Nestled in the heart of the Piedmont region in northwestern Italy, Langhe stands as a testament to Italy's rich viticultural and culinary legacy. This UNESCO World Heritage site, characterized by its rolling vine- covered hills, is not just a hub of world-class wines but also a crucible of history, unique geographical features, distinct geology, and