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Carmel Winery

Winery St, Zichron Yaakov, Israel
+972 4-639-1788
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Israel Wine

We enjoyed the discussion and education about Israel wine history. Excellent wine and atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
via mobile
A piece of history

The best part is the story of how Baron Rothschild helped to make the wine industry successful in... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Sylvania, Ohio, United States
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Winery St, Zichron Yaakov, Israel
+972 4-639-1788
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the discussion and education about Israel wine history. Excellent wine and atmosphere. The small community near by was wonderful, great coffee shops and restaurants.

Thank BenAZCO
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The best part is the story of how Baron Rothschild helped to make the wine industry successful in Israel. The tour is short with most areas being off limits. Of course, there is the tasting.

Thank tlc324
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great tour in the Carmel winery in zichron yaacov. Very good value for money (only 30 shekels per person) and it includes a short video, tour of cellars and wine tasting. Very interesting tour and would definitely recommend it! The guide was...More

Thank Josie S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I was trying to find a special wine of 2009 and when I asked for it I was told that is was sold out. The owner, a charming gentleman, must have seen my disappointment, because suddenly he came with the desired bottle of 2009, telling...More

1  Thank haiden
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The visit includes an interesting tour off the winery's 120 years old wine cellars, as well as tasting Carmel's large selection of wines.

1  Thank adibrand
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well worth booking a trip around the winery and some wine tasting. Leaving there a little merry a walk around the town with some strong coffee is what is needed!

1  Thank Paullfeldman
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is the mother of all Israeli wineries, the origin of today's modern operations. Established by the French branch of the Rothschild family in the mid 1800's to produce primarily ceremonial wines, you'll discover an amazing selection of French style wines that rival the best...More

Thank ChrisBiz1
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We did tasting at the winery. The woman who did the tasting could not have made us feel more unwelcome. She was not interested in answering any of our questions about the winery or the wines. She stared us coldly while we drank the wine....More

Thank globetrotterjw202
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying up the block. The wonderful odor of the skins lured us to the tasting room, though we were planning to go in anyway. Tasted 6 or 7 wines. When he opened a spoiles bottle he opened a new one. No charge for...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Carmel is the oldest windery in Israel. Wonderful winery and the Center for Wine Culture where you will taste the wonderful wines. The town Zichron, Yaakov has many wonderful shops, restaurants and coffee shops.

1  Thank BenAZCO
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Giuliana D
17 August 2016|
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Response from HappyZichron | Reviewed this property |
They are open Sunday through 1/2 day Friday. I agree with the previous answer, if you are buying a few bottles of wine, then usually they remove the cost of the wine tasting but not of the tour