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Sukkot 2012: Grape Harvest Festival in Gush Etzion

Sukkot 2012: Grape Harvest Festival in Gush Etzion at 03.10.2012

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Wednesday oct 3rd

Come celebrate agriculture in Gush Etzion! 

Wednesday and Thursday, October 3-4, 2012 from 10:00-16:00

Over the intermediate days of Sukkot a grape harvest festival will take place in the vineyards opposite the Gush Etzion winery. Come harvest grapes with pruning shears and baskets, stomp on grapes in the wine press, express wine, and find out the sugar content of grapes in a special lab for kids. A chefs corner will offer tastes of foods containing grapes and wine. Whoever can correctly identify the tastes of Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot, and Sauvignon wines will be entered to win a prize (tastings are for ages 18+). Other attractions include a guided tour, treasure hunt in the vineyards, and a festive atmosphere with arts and crafts, face painting, displays, and a Gymboree for tykes. In addition, there will be artists selling their wares, food for sale, a Sukkah, and a vineyard photography contest.

Entrance fee: 45 NIS

***20% discount for coupon printed out from***

Strollers are not recommended.

Other attractions over the intermediate days of Sukkot in Gush Etzion

*Cocktail preparation workshop at Gavna

*Tours and wine tastings at the Gush Etzion winery

*Singing and dancing at


Gush Etzion vineyards


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