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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
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Food & Wine

Welcome to The Jewish Link Inaugural Wine Guide

When I was in my 20s, I lived in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Neighbors on Q Street happened to be two young men named Joshua London and Gamliel Kronemer. Josh had gone to grad school with my brother in Chicago, and I met Gamliel either at shul or a Shabbat meal. Josh was already writing a wine and spirits column

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Wineries of the Year

The Jewish Link Wine Guide judges had the privilege of tasting and rating many excellent wines over the last few months. When the scores were tallied, a few wineries rose to the top, continually appearing in our wine

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The Great Bruts

The 10 best dry kosher sparklers, 
plus five budget wines affordable for any occasion

During the past few years one of the major news stories—and one that will have

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‘Sticky’ Sweets for the Sweet

A top 10 list of kosher dessert wines

One of life’s indispensable staples—along with a wide variety of red and white table wines and, of course, sparkling wines—are quality

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Top 25 Reds $50 and Over

1

Château Cantenac Brown

Château Cantenac Brown

2018

2

Château Fontenil

Château

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Top 25 Reds $25-$50

1

Gush Etzion

Lone Oak Cabernet Sauvignon

2017

2

Galil Mountain Winery

Yarden Cabernet

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Top 25 Reds Under $25

1

Dalton

Alma Crimson BDX Blend

2017

2

La Forêt

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Top 25 Whites

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Let’s Pop Open Some Bubbly

Understanding and appreciating kosher Champagne and sparkling wines

I write this in the throes of winter, and I find nothing cheers me up more than a crisp glass of bubbly. With all that is going on in the world around us, I doubt anyone is going to find good cheer and

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Special Wines for Your Pesach Table

Kosher wine’s biggest nights of the year are fast approaching. Yes, Pesach seders are the nights to open really good, really big, really easy-drinking, or really special kosher wines. While many might choose simpler wines that go down easy; for me, selecting a different wine for each kos is

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The Parade of the Rosés

It seems everywhere you look these days, the presence of pink wine is continually growing. Even during a global pandemic that has continued into 2021, sales of rosé have risen and the kosher market will see a greater quantity of rosé in Spring 2021.

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The Innovator: Delta Winery’s Yehuda Kamisa

For a relatively young boutique winery, Delta seems to be making all the right moves. One of the keys to its quick success is its veteran winemaker, Yehuda Kamisa. Breaking onto Israel’s wine scene in 2019 with two 2017-vintage red wines, three 2018-vintage whites, a rosé and a dessert wine, Delta Winery has expanded

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