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to get your on-line kosher wines.
(Hebrew: יין כשר, yayin kashér) is wine
produced according to Judaism's religious
law, specifically, the Jewish dietary laws
(kashrut) regarding wine.
The wine must have
the hechsher ("seal of approval") of a
supervising agency or organization (such as
the "OU" sign of the Orthodox Union), or of
an authoritative rabbi who is preferably
also a posek ("decisor" of Jewish law) or be
supervised by a beth din ("Jewish religious
court of law") according to Orthodox
Judaism. Northeastern United States.
kashrut deals with avoiding specific
forbidden foods, none of which are normally
used in winemaking, so it might seem that
all wines are automatically "kosher".
In recent times, there has been an increased
demand for kosher wines and a number of wine
producing countries now produce a wide
variety of sophisticated kosher wines under
strict rabbinical supervision, particularly
in Israel and the Golan Heights, United
States, France, Italy, South Africa, and
Two of the world's largest
producers and importers of kosher wines, Kedem and Manischewitz, are both based in
the Northeastern United States.
2014 to Kosher Wines is
the definitive annual guide to
the 500 best kosher wines (from
14 counties) tasted each year by
internationally renowned critic
Daniel Rogov. In addition to
detailed tasting notes on each
of the wines, the guide includes
information on what makes a wine
kosher, how to host wine-tasting
parties and a glossary of wine