"Rogov's Guide to Israeli Wines" is the definitive annual guide to this fast growing region of world class wines. Even more, "Rogov's Guide" sets a new standard: as Tom Stevenson, Editor of "Sotheby's and Christie's Wine Encyclopaedias" wrote "not only the most complete and up-to-date coverage of Israeli wines, but it is very tastefully designed, and of extraordinarily high quality."The 2008 edition contains a detailed map of Israel's wine regions; coverage of over 160 wineries; a tasting chart for your own ratings; contact details of all wineries; and almost 1,500 wines tasted, rated and fully described. The guide indicates which of Israel's wines are kosher, provides information on what makes a wine kosher and discusses whether there is a contradiction between good wine and kosher wine. Also in the book, a guide to tasting wines and an essay on wine cabinets.In a convenient pocket sized format, "Rogov's Guide to Israeli Wines 2008" rates in detail all available wines from Israel through the 2006 vintage.