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

Guide to 12 Favorite Watering Holes

Guide to 12 Favorite Watering Holes

by David Rhodes

An extremely useful list of places countrywide to wine more ...
Tips for Wining and Dining Out

Tips for Wining and Dining Out

by David Rhodes

Do you want to match the food to the wine, or the wine more ...
Smaller Israeli Wineries Need Support

Smaller Israeli Wineries Need Support

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes, California trained sommelier, pleads more ...
Wine With a Soul

Wine With a Soul

by David Rhodes

Roy Itzhaki is one of Israel's true wine pioneers, more ...
Israeli Wine Visitor Centers

Israeli Wine Visitor Centers

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes, a California trained sommelier, shares more ...
Grape expectations

Grape expectations

by David Rhodes

Interview with Israeli born Michal Akerman to learn more ...
Hard-to-find wines are often easy to enjoy . . .

Hard-to-find wines are often easy to enjoy . . .

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes reviews the wines of the Gat Shomron Winery. more ...
Israel’s Rosés Are Blooming

Israel’s Rosés Are Blooming

by David Rhodes

Well known sommelier explains the methods of developing more ...
Hitting new heights: Israel’s climb towards quality

Hitting new heights: Israel’s climb towards quality

by David Rhodes

Sommelier and wine educator, David Rhodes explains more ...
WHITE WINES: FOR AN ISRAELI SUMMER

WHITE WINES: FOR AN ISRAELI SUMMER

by David Rhodes

While the health benefits of red wines have been championed, more ...
Israeli Craft Beers: Whats Brewing?

Israeli Craft Beers: What's Brewing?

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes gives a comprehensive overview of Israel’s more ...
 
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