Carmel Winery, Zichron Yaakov

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Carmel Winery is a vineyard and winery in Israel. Founded in 1882 by Edmond James de Rothschild, its products are exported to over 40 countries. It is the largest winery in Israel, with a local market share of almost 50%.OverviewCarmel Winery manufactures mainly wine, brandy and grape juice. It is the prime producer of wine in Israel, as it produces nearly half of the Israeli wine market, and one of the largest wine producers in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is the first and oldest exporter of wine, brandy and grape juice in the country, and also the largest producer of kosher wine in the world.The company is owned by the council of the Vine-growers Union (75%) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (25%). Its parent company is Societe Cooperative Vigneronne des Grandes Caves Richon Le Zion & Zikhron Ya'akov Ltd. (S.C.V.)The company holds the two largest wineries in Israel (Rishon Le Zion and Zichron Ya'acov), as well as two new boutique wineries - Yatir Winery (50% ownership) and the Kayoumi Winery. In addition, the company owns 1,400 hectares (3,472 acres) of vineyards in Israel.Carmel's production reaches 15 million bottles per year and its profit from export adds up to US$5 million from 40 countries.
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  • The Carmel Winery is probably the world's most famous brand of wine from Israel. Is itself connected with the country's history, famous people, and wine making very closely. This time, we have not done a guided tour, should be but definitely worthwhile.
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  • The visit is quick and informative and the store not too big! But the prices are very affordable for so good wines and the place yet a world apart!
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  • Our group of 8 really enjoyed our visit to Carmel Winery and the bottles of Sauvignon Blanc with dinner last night. Valerie was very informative explaining the interesting history of the winery. Many ...  more »
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  • Nice wine and overall good experience. Worth a visit.
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