To promote tourism in the Galilee: We are celebrating Shavuot 2021 with the Western Galilee Time Association

Galilee Shavuot with tastings of cheeses, honey and wine, launch of a visitor center in Peki’in, Andalusian music and nature walks

Weeks in the Ophir farm. Photo by Anatoly Michaelo

There is nothing like celebrating Shavuot in the Galilee, an area designed for agricultural celebrations, teeming with dairies and boutique wineries, and full of tourist sites and activities for the whole family. Western Galilee Time Association, To promote tourism in the Galilee, Offers visitors several festive events in honor of Shavuot, full of cheeses, wine, agriculture and music. You are invited to learn the secret of the Druze cheeses at the Spa Visitor Center, try the new cheese menu at Shirat Roim Dairy, celebrate the establishment of the Argan Visitor Center in the Galilee – which grows the argan plant from Morocco, with live Andalusian music and more surprises, or attend an experiential wine workshop at Ofir Farm. Along with guided tours and tastings of local honey and wine.

An experiential wine workshop, tours of the farm and honey and wine tastings at the Ophir farm

At the Ophir farm, a special experiential wine workshop will be held, led by wine man Guy Haran. During the workshop they will learn what makes wine delicious? How do our sense of taste and smell work? What does “blind tasting” mean? Where is Israel on the world wine shelf? During the holidays, it will also be possible to visit the farm for tours of the farm, including the family story, a visit to the wine cellar, honey and wine tastings, a visit to the gallery on site and more.

When: Wine workshop on 14/5 at 11:30. On 16-17 / 6 there will be tours (at 11:00) and tastings Hours: 10: 00-14: 00 on Sunday and 10: 00-17 on Monday.

cost: The price of the workshop is 100 NIS per person. Tours and tastings depending on the activity.

for details and orders: 072-3957567

Workshops for making Druze cheeses at the Spa Visitor Center in Peki’in

At the visitor center and spa workshops in Peki’in, there will be practical workshops for making traditional Druze cheeses, including even a unique fried cheese named after Spa Hir (of course you also learn to make it). During the workshop they will learn to make 2 types of Druze cheeses, and also butter. Finish with a Druze meal of pitas, salads and more, of course alongside the cheeses from the workshop.

When: 14.16 / 5. 10: 30-13: 00 and 16: 00-18: 30.

cost: 120 NIS for an adult, 90 NIS for a child up to the age of 12

for details and orders: 072-3971125

The shepherds’ singing cheeses. Photo by Anatoly Michaelo

Launch of a new cheese menu and guests from the Galilee at Shirat Roim Dairy

Shirat Roim Dairy at Kibbutz Latem will hold a special Shavuot happening, where they will launch the new menu at the “Cheese House”, with a festive Shavuot atmosphere, and of course a tasting of the new cheeses. On the eve of Shavuot, Johnny Stern from Stern Winery and Anat from Anat’s jams will also come to the dairy for a special sale in honor of the holiday.

When: 14-17 / 5 9: 00-17: 00 (Friday 9: 00-16: 00). The sale event will take place on 16/5 Hours: 10:00-14:00.

cost: Admission is free (food and wine for a fee)

for details and orders: 072-3957566

Andalusian music, Moroccan oven and introduction to the argan plant, at the launch of the Argan Visitor Center

The official launch of the “Argan in the Galilee” visitor center, located on the Hosen Peki’in Road, which succeeded in growing the argan plant from Morocco in the Galilee, from which oils with many health benefits are produced. The venue includes a Moroccan orchard, argan oil soap making, an argan orchard, seating areas and a Moroccan oven (prana) and a spectacular view of the Galilee mountains. At the launch event there will be live Enlosic music performed by musicians from the Andalusian Orchestra to Mugrabia Maalot-Tarshiba. instead of.

When: The event will take place on 14.5 Friday from 12:00 until the beginning of Shabbat.

cost: Admission is free, food and drink for a fee.

for details and orders: 0723971463

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