New wine, new bottles
The Ashkar family of Kafr Yasif produces limited editions of fine wines from grapes grown in vineyards in Ikrit, the village from which their families were expelled in 1948.
From the balcony of the three-story house on the slopes of Kafr Yasif, olive groves stretch to the horizon. “On clear days you can see the ships in Haifa Bay,” says Amira Ashkar, setting the table for breakfast. In the past year, stone buildings of one of the new neighborhoods in the expanding village began to appear on the margins of the pastoral landscape. “We’ve been living in this house for...
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