About YARDEN: Founded in 1983, Golan Heights Winery has played a significant role in developing and nurturing Israel’s current wine culture. Altering the way Israeli wines are perceived worldwide, the winery has been firmly placing Israel on the world wine stage since its inception. With vineyards planted in volcanic soils located in the Upper Galilee mountain range, Golan Heights Winery is revitalizing a rich winemaking history that extends more than 2,000 years focusing on sustainability. Uniting the best of tradition and technology, the winery’s vineyards have been the first to be certified sustainable internationally under the rigorous and renowned LODI RULES program.
As one of the most popular grapes for growing and consuming, Chardonnay can be made in a wide range of styles. These styles can vary from a sparkling Blanc de Blanc, or fresh fermented in stainless steel, to rich and creamy white wine aged in oak barrels. Notable regions for this grape include Chablis or Burgundy in France, Central Coast, Napa, and Sonoma in CA, and Western Australia.
When pairing with food, consider the characteristics of your wine first. No brainer pairing options include seafood, salads, and white meat. Chardonnay, with its vast versatility, is everyone’s best friend.