Tagged: wine

A Recanati Wine-tasting [Wine Wednesday]

On Sunday, I had the pleasure of attending a wine-tasting. Since I seldom get to do wine-tastings (although I went to one in November), this was kind of a bit different for me, since I’m used to tasting whiskeys, beers,...

Blessing for Different Wine [Talmud Tuesday]

While there is a well-known tannaitic teaching that one says a blessing – בורא פרי הגפן (Creator of the fruits of the vine) – over wine (mBerakhot 6:1), one of the interesting blessings that is created during the period of...

A Kosher Wine-Tasting

Last night, I attended a kosher wine-tasting as part of a Long Beach Solomon Society event at The Wine Country.  Since I’m not particularly familiar with wine, it was a bit of a learning experience for me.  The wines were...