1848 Winery is based
on a rich heritage.
The 1848 winery tells the story of both the history of Jerusalem and of Israeli wine. It also tells the story of the Galina-Shor family that passed the traditions of a family winery, from grandfather to son, and son to grandson, from generation to generation, since 1848 until today.
The story & heritage
of 1848 Winery
Winery founded by Yitzhak Galina-Shor in the Old City of Jerusalem.
First wine bar – wine shop opened in Old City by Rosa Shor.
After nearly 80 years in Old City, the winery moved to Western Jerusalem.
The Shor brothers were amongst first to bottle & label wines.
Under Avraham Meir Shor, the winery was renamed Zion Winery.
The winery grew in size and moved to the outskirts of Jerusalem.
Winery invested new technology, & became the 6th largest in Israel.
Yossi Shor planted new vineyards and founded 1848 Winery.