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Carmel’s Zichron Ya’acov Wine Cellars, built in 1892, is the largest winery in Israel. On the premises, is a modern, state-of-the-art facility making small quantities of quality wines, from Carmel's finest vineyards. The most advanced, modern winemaking technology blends in with the historic 120 year old cellars. The name of the winery is in memory of Edmond de Rothschild’s father, Baron James Jacob (Ya’acov) de Rothschild, who purchased the famous Bordeaux winery, Château Lafite, for the Rothschild family. Zichron Ya’acov is a charming town which still has an atmosphere of pre-state Israel. It is situated south of Haifa on the southern slopes of Mount Carmel, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Carmel’s Center for Wine Culture, located at the winery in Zichron Ya’acov, offers wine workshops, tutored tastings and unique winery tours.

Carmel’s Rishon Le Zion Wine Cellars, built in 1890, is situated at Rishon Le Zion, south of Tel Aviv. No less than two future Israeli prime ministers worked there, including David Ben Gurion, and the first ever use of electricity and the telephone in Israel, was at the winery. Rishon Le Zion is now the fourth biggest city in Israel and it has literally grown around the winery, which sits in the center of a residential area. Carmel’s main blending & bottling facility is at Rishon Le Zion, which is also where the company’s Head Office is located.

Carmel’s Kayoumi Winery was built in 2004 to serve Carmel’s newly planted vineyards in the Upper Galilee. It is situated at Ramat Dalton, not far from the famous Kayoumi vineyard, source of award winning single vineyard wines. The winery is very modern, compact and the equipment is absolutely state-of-the-art. It is designed for quality, allowing the winemaker ease of management with maximum flexibility.

Yatir Winery is situated in the northeastern Negev at Tel Arad, an archaeological site with 3,000 years of history. Yatir Winery was founded in 2000 and the first wines were launched in 2004. Yatir Winery is a subsidiary of Carmel Winery, but is managed independently having its own vineyards and winemaker. The resulting wine is marketed under the Yatir label.www.yatir.net