Bartenura Prosecco Brut NV, Veneto ($17.99): A blend of local grapes Colombard, Gros Manseng, Sauvignon Blanc and Ugni Blanc, this medium-bodied white sees no oak treatment and is fruit-forward, well-balanced, and makes an extremely refreshing aperitif.
Binyamina Merlot 2014, Galilee ($24.99):From Israel, this full-bodied merlot is dark red with scents of cassis and blueberries, raspberries, and tinted with toasted oak and vanilla.
Carmel Mediterranean 2010, Galilee ($62.99):A blend of shiraz, carignan, petit verdot, petite sirah, malbec, and viognier shows the diversity of varietals from the Eastern Mediterranean. Aged in small oak barrels for 16 months, the result is a decadent, full-bodied red that drinks much like a great wine from the Southern Rhone.
Domaine du Castel Chardonnay “Blanc du Castel 2014, Jerusalem ($49.99):From vineyards located at an altitude of 2400ft, this is a full-bodied chardonnay, with aromas of cream, tropical fruits, and toasty vanilla. Pair with a rich fish or chicken.