Taybeh Winery. Dor Kedmi

Wine Is Enlisted Into the Israeli-Palestinian Hummus Wars

Wine grapes with roots in antiquity are becoming part of an ideological identity struggle: Are these heirloom varieties Israeli or Palestinian?

In October 2015, a short time after the beginning of the Hebrew calendar year, Haaretz wine critic Itay Gleitman conferred upon Recanati’s Marawi 2014 the title of the “Most Important Wine of the Year.”...

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