Which Wines to Drink at the Seder This Year, and Why

Meir Soloveichik explains how the seder’s four cups of wine elevate the holiday, while two enthusiasts recommend their favorite wines from the great regions of Jewish viticulture.

A farm worker harvests cabernet sauvignon grapes at Tzora Winery in Israel. David Silverman/Getty Images.

A farm worker harvests cabernet sauvignon grapes at Tzora Winery in Israel. David Silverman/Getty Images.

Observation
March 22 2021
About the authors

Meir Soloveichik is the rabbi of Congregation Shearith Israel in New York and director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought at Yeshiva University.

David M. Weinberg is vice president of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security (JISS), and former senior advisor in Israel to the Tikvah Fund. He also is a widely published kosher-wine enthusiast.

Joshua E. London is director of government affairs at JINSA and writes often about kosher wines and spirits.


Meir Soloveichik: The Function of Wine at the Passover Seder

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