Oenophile-Tested, Rabbi-Approved Wines for Your Seder

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We’ve been hearing it for years: kosher wine has come a long way. Sweet wines, dubbed by some as the 11th plague , are no longer the only option for Passover.

Here’s a roundup of oenophile-tested, rabbi-approved picks for this year’s Seder table:

The granddaddy of wine publications has picks for all budgets, from a $13 Baron Herzog Zinfandel to a $150 Covenant Cabernet Sauvignon. Look for more options using their online Wine Searcher. [ Wine Spectator ]

Kosher wines from South Africa and the Pacific Northwest, including a mevushal (pasteurized) selection that can be poured by non-Jews. [ The Daily Meal ]

It’s all about reds, according to these New York wine professionals. [ The Wall Street Journal ]

Wine critic Eric Asimov reviews a dozen options (two mevushal) starting at $16. [ The New York Times ]

A look at five mevushal varieties from Napa Valley’s Hagafen Cellars. [ Palate Press ]

Maple Leaf Jews are covered with 20 picks under $20. [ Canada.com ]

A focus on Israeli wines under the Yarden’s umbrella. [ The San Francisco Examiner ]

Four non-mevushal picks from Israel, Bordeaux and California. [ The Wine Cellar Insider ]

Recommended bottles from $9 and up. [ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ]

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