Salt & Pilpel

Connecting Jewish Americans and Israelis in North NJ

The Forest & The C – An Evening of Great Wines July 16, 2010

Yatir and Domaine Du Castel are considered to be among the best Israeli wineries — ask Robert Parker, Tom Stevenson or Hugh Johnson who gave them rave reviews. Better yet, experience them yourself.

Yatir, a “New World” styled Boutique winery, is located in the Yatir Forest near the Dead Sea on the grounds of 3,000 year old wine making facilities. It proves that in Israel you can not only grow quality grapes in the desert, but also produce internationally awarded superb wines.

The French influenced Domaine du Castel is a family owned Boutique winery located near Jerusalem. Eli Ben Zaken transformed the winery into a world-known entity winning Decanter Magazine’s Wine of the Month award twice in one year, a remarkable feat. It’s Bordeaux styled wines received many prestigious international awards.

Sit back, relax and join other wine lovers at the Israeli Wine of the Month Club’s interactive wine tasting experience.

What is interactive wine tasting?

* Several wonderful Israeli wines will be explored. Cheese, crackers and fruit also served.
* A panel of our Sommeliers/Wine Critics will describe each wine and guide you in exercising your palate tasting them
* You will be encouraged to voice your opinion about each wine and write elaborate notes — be Robert Parker, Tom Stevenson or Daniel Rogov for a night… Every opinion counts !
* We will collect everyone’s tasting notes and distribute them via a newsletter. The newsletter will also include professional tasting notes as well as detailed descriptions of the wineries, and more…

When? July 22, 2010 at 7PM
Where? Quint, Miller & Co.
34 West 38th Street (between 5th & 6th Ave.)
6th Floor
The buzzer on the ground floor (on the right side of entrance door), # 6

How much? $36 at door
RSVP by July 21, 2010 (space is limited)

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