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

The Wine Trek

The Wine Trek

by David Rhodes

Drink Up! Take The Wine Trek where David Rhodes explains more ...
Family of famous British benefactor Montefiore are now Israeli winemakers

Family of famous British benefactor Montefiore are now Israeli winemakers

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes reviews the Montefiore fine wines produced more ...
Shaken and Stirred

Shaken and Stirred

by David Rhodes

A graduate of the Massachusetts Bartending Academy, more ...
The Beer Bazaar, a hot spot in Shuk HaCarmel

The Beer Bazaar, a hot spot in Shuk HaCarmel

by David Rhodes

Meet Lior and Yuval at the innovative Beer Bazaar they more ...
Uncorking the Mystery of Oak Aged Wines

Uncorking the Mystery of Oak Aged Wines

by David Rhodes

If you ever wanted to learn why oak-aged wines are more ...
GET THIS PARTY STARTED    ISRAELI WINE FESTIVALS

GET THIS PARTY STARTED ISRAELI WINE FESTIVALS

by David Rhodes

With hundreds of wineries now open in Israel, and the more ...
2009 Mony Delilah seduced the wine writers

2009 Mony Delilah seduced the wine writers

by David Rhodes

We are introduced to the Mony Winery, owned by the more ...
Wine Route of Israel - A Review

Wine Route of Israel - A Review

by David Rhodes

Revised and updated this 2012 edition of Wine Route more ...
Best value wine in Israel?

Best value wine in Israel?

by David Rhodes

How good could wine be from a well-respected Golan more ...
Quality over quantity: The secret of boutique wineries

Quality over quantity: The secret of boutique wineries

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes discusses boutique wineries in Israel more ...
Roots run deep for British Wine Family in Galilee

Roots run deep for British Wine Family in Galilee

by David Rhodes

This interview highlights the experimentation and innovation more ...
Distilled Memories: A Taste of Israeli Brandies

Distilled Memories: A Taste of Israeli Brandies

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes reports on his interesting visit to the more ...
WHAT MAKES KOSHER WINE KOSHER ANYWAY?

WHAT MAKES KOSHER WINE KOSHER ANYWAY?

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes explains what makes kosher wine kosher. more ...
Corkage: An Insider’s Tip on Saving Money on Wine

Corkage: An Insider’s Tip on Saving Money on Wine

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes gives some good advice on how to save more ...
DESSERT WINES FOR A GOOD AND SWEET YEAR

DESSERT WINES FOR A GOOD AND SWEET YEAR

by David Rhodes

Dessert wines have always been popular and now many more ...
 
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