Israeli wineries innovate as they reach beyond kosher market

10.01.2014                      09.Schwat.5774

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Israeli wineries innovate as they reach beyond kosher market

Wine exports rose over 80% since 2009; five big wineries account for 82% of the market.

Red wine never really did it for winemaker Doron Rav Hon. Not the way white did.
“I’ve made reds in my life, but the passion is for whites,” he said. After a decade making wine for large Israeli vineyards, he decided to go it alone, focusing on his minimalist vision instead. His Sphera “white concepts” winery, which put its first bottles on the market last year, produces only white wines….