Vineyards and Wineries in the Golan and Galilee


High altitude and rich soil turn the northern part of Israel into an excellent setting for grape vines. The cycling is challenging, yet the small back roads through the numerous vineyards and remote wineries are a huge payback for the effort.



day 2

Golan Heights, A vineyard
Approx 40 Km.

Begin the day in the light industry zone of the town where you will find the Golan Winery ( , one the largest and most famous wineries in Israel. Collecting 6,000 tons of grapes a year and producing wine in a state of the art wine producing center. Golan Winery also holds a visitors center, wine store and gourmet dining. 
Head south on Road #808 and #98 towards Avnei Eitan and the Bashan Organic Winery ( The owners, Emanuel and Ori, insist on performing all stages of the process themselves, and you can taste it in the product. After Bashan, head back to road #98 a few kilometers down to Ali Ad. Just outside the moshav, above the waterfalls of the El Al stream stands the Chateau Golan Winery. In a new and modern building, the owners combine wine, modern art and architecture. 
From there, head back across the high plains of the Golan to Katsrin to spend the night.

Vineyards and wineries in the Golan and Galilee