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Eilat and the Negev Sights

Carmey Avdat Farm Winery

  • Route 40
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 06/25/2013

Fodor's Review

Set on an ancient riverbed and vineyard site, this winery-guesthouse-gift shop complex is the labor of love of Hannah and Eyal Israel, who moved here in 1998. Pick up a handy map and self-tour the property; you'll pass six well-appointed guesthouses (see Where to Stay), ancient archaeological remnants including stone terraces and rock drawings, a small olive grove, and assorted fruit trees and herb bushes. Then ask Eyal to show you around the winery, where he'll share

the story of how he came to plant new vines on an ancient terrace with a 1,500-year legacy. You can then sample the delicious (kosher) wines and learn about Eyal's fascinating journey to winemaking—even create your own customized wine label (bottling and labeling costs NIS 75, takes 4 hours, and makes great gifts). At the farm store buy wines, products make with fruit harvested on the farm, souvenirs, and local pottery.

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Sight Information


Route 40, just south of Tziporim Junction, Midreshet Ben Gurion, 84990, Israel



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  • Free

Updated 06/25/2013


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