Monthly Archives: January 2011

Familia Schroeder: Wine and Dinosaurs in Neuquén

Roberto Schroeder’s ancestors emigrated from Germany in the early 19th century. Today Roberto is another kind of pioneer, developing an ultra-modern winery in Neuquén, a Patagonian province not previously known for fine wine. The area he selected, San Patricio del … Continue reading

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The Wines of Galilee and the Judean Hills in Israel

Galilee (near Nazareth and the Sea of Galilee on the map) and the Judaen Hills (near Jerusalem) are the locus of Israel’s new boutique wineries, which are making world-class wines. Small producers like Margalit, Flam, Tulip, Pelter, Tzora and Adir … Continue reading

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Zumot’s Revival of the Petra Wine Tradition

Two thousand years ago, vineyards grew on the plains of present-day Jordan and produced the wines consumed by the Nabateans of Petra. Recently discovered cave paintings (shown here) and the Qasr Al-Bint Temple [pictured below] dedicated to the Nabatean’s chief … Continue reading

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