The IWC International Wine Challenge, which has taken place in London for the past 35 years, is recognized as being one of the largest wine competitions in the world.
In the most recent 2018 competition, Carmel wines received the following awards
Shiraz Kayoumi 2013 – 92 points
Syrah Mourvedre Vineyards 2014 – 90 points
2 Vats White 2017 – 90 points
2 Vats Rose 2017 – 90 points
Late Harvest Gewurztraminer 2016 – 90 points
4 Vats 2016 - Commended
Malbek Admon 2014 - Commended
Riesling Kayoumi 2016 - Commended
The Shavuot festival, and the beginning of Summer, is a wonderful opportunity for us to welcome a new wine into the renowned Private Collection series – MOSCATO. Lightly sparkling, this wine was fermented in a pressure controlled vat (Methode Charmat), and was produced from mature Muscat gapes. This delicately sweet, balanced wine, in its attractive blue bottle, displays a medium body with aromas of tropical fruit.
In the most recent tastings performed by the renowned magazine, Carmel Riesling Kayoumi 2016 received 91 points.
The Carmel Winery has been awarded with high scores which were recently announced by the renowned Wine Enthusiast magazine. The results will be published in their May 2018 issue.
Carmel Appellation Cabernet Sauvignon Shiraz 2014 - 92 points
Carmel Chardonnay 2014 Admon Vineyard - 91 points
Carmel Shiraz Kayoumi Vineyard - 90 points
In the Eshkol Hazahav 2018 competition – Israel's "Wine Oscars", the Carmel Winery was awarded with 5 gold medals amongst the 12 medals received for their wines.
Out of the 5 gold medals, 4 of the wines are in the white wine category. The winery has proved itself to be a leader in the white wine category in the Israeli wine industry, not only quantity, but also in quality.
Congratulations to Lior Lacser, the winemaking team and all the Carmel Winery.
Out of the 16 categories, the Carmel Winery was awarded 5 gold, and one bronze medal in 6 of the categories.
As in each year, the Private Collection label continues to reap awards in the Best Value for money competition. Amongst the red wines taking part, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz were awarded the best value for money wines priced at under 50 NIS per bottle.
The Carmel Winery is proud to be the leader in the introduction of a new category to the Israeli wine industry – Sparkling Buzz Moscato in cans of 250ml.
a light, bubbly and fun young wine with only 5.5% alcohol.
Sparkling Buzz Moscato is available in Israeli wine stores at 9.90 NIS for a 250 ml can.
The Sparkling Buzz series introduced recently Sparkling Buzz Forest Berries, which is a wine based beverage, lightly enhanced with forest berries.
Sparkling Buzz was introduced following the growing, worldwide trend for flavored sparkling wines.
Sparkling Buzz is produced from Muscat grapes with an added touch of forest berries, and has a low alcohol level of 6.5%.
The wine has a delicate forest berry aroma and is perfect as an aperitif, with a light meal, picnic or for parties.
The Sparkling Buzz is widely available in various wine outlets and supermarkets in Israel and the prices range from between 22-25 NIS per bottle.
An exciting achievement for Carmel Winery at the international competition Citadeles Du Vin in Bordeaux!
The Special Prize gold medal and trophy for the 2Vats Rose 2016 - Best of all Israeli wines that participated in the competition.
And if that is not enough, we also returned home with another 2 gold medals for the 2Vats White 2016, and the Malbec Admon vineyard 2013.
In the recent spring tasting the Carmel Winery was awarded with four medals the international wine competition - Challenge du Vin, one of the most prestigious wine competitons in the world, and also the largest and most veteran wine competition in France
Mediterranean 2012 – Gold Medal
Shiraz Kayoumi 2012 – Gold Medal
2 Vats White 2016 – Gold Medal
4 Vats Red 2015 – Silver Medal
The Carmel Winery is proud to continue as a leader in the Israeli wine industry, having received the highest number of awards in the distinguished Eshkol Hazahav competition of 2017!
In the most recent tastings performed by the renowned magazine, the following wines received 90 points and over:
Carmel Limited Edition 2012 – 90 (the 6th year in succession that this wine has received at least 90 points).
Carmel Mediterranean 2011 – 90 (the 5th year in succession that this wine has received at least 90 points).
Carmel Shiraz Kayoumi Vineyard 2012 – 91
Carmel Riesling Kayoumi Vineyard 2015 – 91
The new rose Appellation 2016 wine was awarded a gold medal in the Best Value competition
The release of the newly designed Appellation labels and wines
Carmel once again receives high ratings from the renowned Wine Enthusiast magazine.
The opening of this ceremony was celebrated with a special edition label of Shiraz Kayoumi 2012
For the third year running, Carmel has once again been awarded a "Superbrand" product by consumers.
Carmel Mediterranean was awarded a Gold Medal in the International "Silk Route" competition which took place in Beijing in 2016.