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Israeli Wines Sweep Dusseldorf Wine Competition

Israel once again proved it can produce world-class wines, with Israeli wineries winning four gold medals and five silver at the international Mundus Vini Competition held this week in Dusseldorf, Germany.

More than 5,000 wines from all major winemaking regions compete at the Mundus Vini competition in multiple categories, making it one of the most significant competitions in the wine-making world.

Prestigious Grand Gold medal was awarded to Galil Mountain Alon 2012.

Gold medals went to Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Gamla Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 and Galil Mountain Yiron 2012.

Silver Medals were awarded to Yarden Chardonnay Oden 2013, Yarden Pinot Noir 2011, Galil Pinot Noir 2014, Galil Ela 2013 and Galil Sauvignon Blanc 2013.

Golan Heights Winery, Israel’s premier winery, has been bringing the best of Israeli wine to the global market for 23 years. With grapes grown in the green pastures in the shadow of Mt. Hermon, GHW produces award-winning wines under a number of labels, including Yarden, Gamla and Hermon.

Galil Mountain winery was established in 2000 as a joint venture with GHW. Galil has quickly garnered a reputation for producing high-quality wines at affordable prices. Galil Mountain winery won in five categories including a prestigious Grand Gold medal, which was only awarded to 39 wines through the competition.

Golan Heights Winery was proud to be part of the Israeli delegation, which brings the best of Israeli wines to the world stage. Other participating wineries included the Galil, Teperberg, Gvaot, Yaffo, Recanti, Trio and Vitkin wineries.

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