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Culinary tours - Israel

Culinary tours - Israel

Israel is the destination for food and wine lovers in search of new flavors and fresh inspiration. Drawing upon traditional techniques and fresh local ingredients, Israel’s world-renowned chefs masterfully juxtapose tastes of comfort and the exotic ... regional and rare.

The county has become an incubator for culinary talent, producing chefs such as Yotam Ottolenghi, Sami Tamimi and Asaf Granit. The booming wine industry is now also gaining worldwide recognition, competing with Australia and South Africa, thanks to the region’s perfect grape-growing weather and soil.

Toast the flavors of the country on visits to small family-owned boutique wineries in the Jerusalem hills, or larger vineyards in the Golan established long ago by Baron de Rothschild. Taste the best of gourmet mediterranean kitchens in Tel Aviv’s five star restaurants, chef’s table home hospitality, local culinary tours and private authentic cooking classes.

Before you leave, be sure to stock up on a rainbow of your new favorite spices at the shuk: za’atar, harissa and ras el hanout, as a start.