Hamas Attack Creates 'Very Difficult Times' for Israeli Vintners

We haven't seen much coverage of the impact of the war arising from Hamas's attack on Israel's bev/al business. Here's a summary of a story in The Drinks Business

Of course, there were deaths arising from the attack . The owner of Bourgogne Crown had his grandparents kidnapped by Hamas. His grandmother has been released; her husband is still a hostage. A wine importer's son was kidnapped from the party near the border that was invaded by Hamas. About 21 agricultural workers from Thailand were massacred by Hamas, 14 were taken hostage and the rest have left the country.

Most restaurants are closed. Many winerie are closed, and a number of winemakers have been called to military service.

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