Israel Ivzan at The Israel Conference

01/01/2012
The Israel wine industry was represented for the first time at The Israel Conference held at the Luxe hotel in Los Angeles. Israel Ivzan, chairman of SCV des Grandes Caves and CEO of Carmel Winery was invited to be on … more »

The Israel wine industry was represented for the first time at The Israel Conference held at the Luxe hotel in Los Angeles. Israel Ivzan, chairman of SCV des Grandes Caves and CEO of Carmel Winery was invited to be on one of the panels.

The conference is an annual feature in the calendar to expand opportunities between Israel and California. It includes a full day of global leaders, company CEO?s, prominent investors meeting together to discuss the vitality and growth of Israel-facing business. The objective of the conference was to provide a full day of exciting discussion with industry leaders on the business relationship with Israel and world markets.

Israel Ivzan was on a panel discussion on Creative Consumer Products along with the CEO of Segal Bikes and the CEO of Ahava, North America. They discussed high end consumer products from Israel. Ivzan charted the Israel wine revolution, the rejuvenation of Carmel Winery and the development of Yatir Winery.

The many prestigious and high powered guests were able to enjoy both Carmel and Yatir wines.

Carmel Winery is the historic winery of Israel, founded in 1882 by Baron Edmond de Rothschild. It remains Israel?s largest winery. Yatir Winery, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carmel, is a small boutique winery situated in the northeastern Negev.

A Carmel wine was recently awarded The International Trophy at the Decanter World Wine Awards in London, an unique award for Israel at the ?wine Oscars.? Yatir Forest, the premier label of Yatir Winery scored 93 points in Robert Parker?s Wine Advocate, also a first for Israeli wines.

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