Israeli Wine, 20 Years Since Rabin’s Death

I also want to reblog this post as it is the 20th anniversary of Rabin’s death. Really hard to believe that all this time has passed. I may be wrong but I believe that the Middle East would look different today had he lived.

I am reading a book by Deepak Chopra on coincidences in life. I’m sure many have read it. Yesterday I went to my first Israeli wine tasting organized by the lovely Aileen Robbins of the Dunn Robbins Group. I confess to knowing very little about Israeli wines except what I have had for Passover through the years and those served at my lovely friend Ariel’s home. He has turned me on to some great dessert wines but this was my first sampling of a variety of wines. Before I write about the tasting though, I’d like to mention that today is the anniversary of Rabin’s assassination at the hands of an extremist on Nov. 4, 1995. I will never forget that day. I had moved back to Italy after finishing graduate school and was memorized in front of the tv watching the scenes of the peace rally and watching…

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