Wines of Israel to Host First Grand Tasting in New York City, Showcasing Top Israeli Wines and Cuisine

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Nearly 30 of Israel’s finest wine producers will be in New York on September 10 to pour wines for public tasting, accompanied by Mediterranean cuisine from local New York City restaurants. Join Wines of Israel for an evening of cultural immersion through Grapes, Grains and Olives. Tickets are available for purchase now.

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Wines of Israel is pleased to announce its first-ever Grand Tasting in New York City, to be held the evening of Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Guests will be able to taste a wide variety of exemplary wines and speak with representatives from nearly 30 wineries, representing each of Israel's wine regions within the context of "Grapes, Grains, and Olives." Breads and mezze will be provided by a lineup of outstanding local restaurants, including Breads Bakery, Nur, and recently-opened Lamalo.

This ticketed event, open to the public, will be hosted at Union Park Events (5-7 East 17th St.) near Manhattan’s Union Square from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Tickets are now available for purchase for $75 at ( Please note that this is not a kosher event, although all food served will be vegetarian.

Israel may be more famous for its rich culture and long history than its vineyards, but the country’s young wine industry is thriving, offering renowned fine wines from unique, Mediterranean terroir. From Rhone and Bordeaux blends to attention-grabbing indigenous varieties from forgotten old-vine vineyards, Israel’s talented, globally-educated winemakers are exploring it all.

Wines of Israel is operating a robust educational program for beverage industry professionals and media, hosting masterclasses for trade and media, only, in New York (September 10), Philadelphia (September 12), Boston (September 12), and Chicago (September 12). For more information regarding trade and media educational opportunities and event registration, please contact or

Beyond the September events, Wines of Israel will also participate in the Society of Wine Educators Annual Conference, Full Circle Beverage Conference, GuildSomm Masterclasses, and SommCon San Diego. Additionally, Wines of Israel will be present at consumer events and walk-around tastings, including Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival and San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival.

About Wines of Israel -
Wines of Israel is a promotional campaign organized by the Israel Export Institute and financed by the government of Israel and select producers to educate the US wine trade and general public about the quality and universal appeal of Israeli wine, with the aim to gain wider recognition of Israel as a fast-growing and significant wine region on the world stage. Follow Wines of Israel on Instagram and Facebook via @WinesofIsraelOfficial.

About the Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute -
Established and funded by the government and the private sector, IEICI is the premier gateway for doing business with Israeli companies. Its expertise in technology and product scouting, joint ventures and strategic alliances with Israeli companies spans more than half a century.

About Colangelo & Partners -
Colangelo & Partners specializes in premium food, wine and spirits brands, and has long established relationships with the key press that drive these business categories and help determine the industry leaders. Agency principals have years of experience in retail and distribution as well as communications, a rare combination that gives Colangelo & Partners invaluable insights into consumer purchasing behavior. Founded in 2006, the agency focuses on ‘closing the loop’ between creative communications programs, distribution, promotion, publicity and the consumer in order to maximize the efficiency of its communications programs and deliver measurable results. Colangelo & Partners operates out of New York City and San Francisco.

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