Jay’s Expert Holiday Wine Picks

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I can’t wait to try some of these! I was lucky enough to taste a few at the Kosher Food and Wine Experience a few months ago, but since there are even more to taste. See this fabulous list and enjoy wine with every Yom Tov meal.

California
• Baron Herzog Pink Pinot Grigio lively with a touch of sweetness
• Baron Herzog Pinot Noir light elegant red amenable with a wide variety of dishes
• Herzog Basin Vinyards, Limited release, Rich, Complex, for a big flavorful dish

France
• Chateau Haut Condisass, A classic Medoc form a petit chateau
• Baron Rothschild Haut Medoc, latest vintage. Classic Rothschild best ever
• Chateau Moulin Rich, similar, St Julian quality as its bigger brother Leovile
• Cellar Dauphines Rhone, lovely light and delicious and priced right too
• Chateauneuf Du Pape, a classic of this region and from a great producer

Israel
• Barkan Classic, Malbec, traditionally grown in Bordeaux now in Israel very tasty
• Or Haganuz, French Blend very complex and rich in body. Worth the money
• Shiloh, Legend II, if you loved his legend I this will blow you away
• Tabor, Sauvignon Blanc, Don’t let the screw cap scare you a fresh lively wine
• Tulip, Black Tulip, Super premium, get it if you can. Limited quantities were made

Italy
• Terra DI Setta, Chianti classico and reserva 100% sangiovese reserve aged in oak longer. Both Classic Chiantis are highly rated. The only all kosher winery in Italy

New Zealand
• Goose Bay, Blanc De Pinot Noir, pink & dry. Perfect with fish to start the meal
• Goose Bay, Reserve Fume, Like its sister S.B. only richer fuller & longer finish

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