Given its geographical location and Mediterranean climate with summers that are hot and dry and winters that are short and wet, Israel is an ideal location for winemaking. Wineries in Israel are diverse and offer a breadth of wine to be enjoyed. Wine tourism in Israel is gaining in popularity, with more tourists than ever visiting the region specifically to enjoy local wineries. There are over 250 wineries found in Israel, many of which offer kosher wine and others that include special wine experiences. For example, some wineries offer hotel accommodation, cheese-making and pairing or historical experiences. From the Golan region to the Judean Hills and the Negev, each region has its own unique properties, creating a variety of wines. Here is some further information about Israeli wine and wineries and how to enjoy all the wine that Israel has to offer.