David Rhodes

David Rhodes is a California trained sommelier who likes to say he lives in Tel Aviv but sleeps in Hod Hasharon.  David has worked  and consulted for restaurants and wineries in the United States & Israel. David served as an adviser to the San Diego State University Business of Wine program and as an ambassador for California wines in Israel. David has hosted over 100 wine events in Israel from dinners for two to large festivals for thousands and specifically made Aliyah with the Zionist intent of letting the world (and Israelis) know what was good if not great about Israeli food and wine. David has given food, wine and spirits presentations and tours to Israeli diplomats, aspiring chefs, charity fundraisers and galas, culinary tours, tourists, journalist and visiting foreign dignitaries. David was born and raised  in Massachusetts but moved from San Diego,California before making Aliyah July, 2008. email David at: israeliwineguy@gmail.com; Skype ID: David Wine

Understanding Israeli Wine: Israel’s Wine Identity Crisis

Understanding Israeli Wine: Israel’s Wine Identity Crisis

by David Rhodes

Although Israeli wines have made dramatic improvement more ...
UNDERSTANDING ISRAELI WINES: OPTIONS FOR MOVING FORWARD

UNDERSTANDING ISRAELI WINES: OPTIONS FOR MOVING FORWARD

by David Rhodes

Wine expert David Rhodes introduces us to another red more ...
ISRAEL BUBBLIES BURGEONING

ISRAEL BUBBLIES BURGEONING

by David Rhodes

A refreshing alternative to dry and semi-dry table more ...
Israel’s wine industry has come a long way in 5 years

Israel’s wine industry has come a long way in 5 years

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes, a wine expert and writer, began writing more ...
Family winery has taste for finer things

Family winery has taste for finer things

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes tells the story of the Tishbi Winery established more ...
THE SKYS THE LIMIT: ISRAELS NEW ULTRA-PREMIUM WINE NICHE

THE SKY'S THE LIMIT: ISRAEL'S NEW ULTRA-PREMIUM WINE NICHE

by David Rhodes

Even the most expensive premium wines in Israel can more ...
Rhones on the right track

Rhones on the right track

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes interviews Ido Lewinsohn who has worked more ...
Chef Alon Gonen

Chef Alon Gonen

by David Rhodes

Wine expert David Rhodes shares some wines with chef more ...
Family Produces Wine, Beer and Cider

Family Produces Wine, Beer and Cider

by David Rhodes

Denny Neilson owned a bed and breakfast in Tennessee. more ...
Israeli Wine Visitor Centers - Part Two

Israeli Wine Visitor Centers - Part Two

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes shares part 2 of his selection of wineries. more ...
Oh brother! Well name that cheese after you

Oh brother! We'll name that cheese after you

by David Rhodes

Our drinks expert David Rhodes turns his attention more ...
Just Deserts in The Negev

Just Deserts in The Negev

by David Rhodes

Midbar Winery, an award-winning winery, belies the more ...
ISRAELI WOMEN WINEMAKERS

ISRAELI WOMEN WINEMAKERS

by David Rhodes

An introduction to successful woman wine makers thriving more ...
The Wine Trek

The Wine Trek

by David Rhodes

Drink Up! Take The Wine Trek where David Rhodes explains more ...
 
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