Sales of Israeli wines bring in between $300 and $350 million per year, about 10% from overseas exports. According to French wine expert Marc Dworkin, Israel is 'a small country where each wine-producing region is more interesting than the last.'
Israeli wine exports mainly to the United States, Britain and France.
Wine has been produced in the Holy Land for millennia but local production underwent a revival at the end of the 19th century, thanks to Baron Edmond James de Rothschild, a French Jewish billionaire philanthropist who owned the iconic Chateau Lafite in Bordeaux.
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