Tag Archives: Elvi

Making the Case for Everyday Drinking

One of the brightest spots in the New York Times is Eric Asimov, their wine editor.  His recently launched excellent “Wine School” series explores different varietals and I enjoy sharing (via my @yossieuncorked Twitter account which you all hopefully follow by now) the occasional articles in which he covers varietals sufficient represented in the kosher […]

Only Available in the US

I have long maintained a page on this site dedicated to those special wines that were only available in Israel and I felt were worth bringing back  to the US, either for long-term cellaring purposes or simply to enjoy.  As the geographic scope of readership has continued to expand, a significant number of readers are located in Israel […]

The Pièce(s) de Résistance (Best Wines of 2014)

With the Gregorian year of 2014 officially in the bag, it is time for my annual rating of the best wines I tasted in 2014.  In keeping with “Yossie’s Corkboard” tradition, in addition to the “best” wines of 2014, I have also included a list of the most interesting and exciting wines I tasted this […]

2014 Pesach Kosher Wine Buying Guide

Market Price: Parts I & II As you already know, the weeks leading up to Pesach are the US kosher wine industry’s busiest, with more kosher wine purchased during this period than the rest of the year combined (the wine buying in Israel is slightly more evenly distributed throughout the year, with Rosh Hashana also […]