The founding of the Golan Winery in 1983 was a major factor in the transformation of Israel’s wine industry from sweet, insipid wines to award winning.

Click on our video to find out how the winemakers took successful advantage of the Golan Heights’ volcanic soil, high altitude and perfect nighttime temperatures – in addition to Israeli high-tech monitoring systems — to put Israel on the world’s fine-wine map.

Film by Elahn Zetlin

Music by Jason Shaw