Taking Flight

White wines help lead the way as Israeli vintners push boundaries
From the Oct 15, 2016, issue

Israel offers a panoply of grapes and flavors and a consistent level of quality. And though its best white and red wines remain firmly rooted in French varieties, its vintners are beginning to explore the native grapes of the West Bank-a region showing ample promise for the years to come. Wine Spectator's Kim Marcus explains.

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