• Palestine Monitor

    Mar 4, 2015 | Palestinian Village Celebrates First Wine Festival

    The village of Taybeh near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank held its first-ever wine festival last weekend. Hundreds of people from around the West Bank, Jerusalem and present day Israel converged on the small village on Friday and Saturday evening to sample the wine, to eat and to hear some local Palestinian bands.

  • EITB | Euskal Irrati Telebista

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Palestinians Opened The First Winery (Spanish)

    Hemos hablado con una familia palestina que produce la única cerveza local y que ha abierto su primera bodega de vino. Creen que es un paso más en la resistencia pacífica ante la ocupación de Israel. (VIDEO)

  • Palestina Libre

    Mar 1, 2015 | Palestinian Selling His Wines (Spanish)

    A 850 metros de altitud, coronando una colina árida con robustos campanarios de iglesia, se erige el pueblo de Taybeh, conocido por dar nombre a la única cerveza palestina que existe y que se fabrica en esta localidad esencialmente cristiana. Con tan solo unos 2.000 habitantes, Taybeh acoge uno de los negocios más prósperos de la maltrecha economía palestina.

  • France 24

    Jan 31, 2015 | And Palestinians Changed Their Grapes Into Wine (French)

    Déjà à la tête de la seule brasserie de Cisjordanie, une famille du village de Taybeh commercialise désormais aussi son vin. Un cru palestinien qui est aussi, pour les Khoury, un acte politique de résistance à l’occupation israélienne.

  • Shanghai Daily

    Jan 29, 2015 | Palestinian Wine Struggles With Social Norms, Israeli Occupation

    In a conservative country of a Muslim majority like Palestine, selling alcohol might be difficult. Even in Hebron, a city known for its grape vineyards, making or drinking alcohol is socially unacceptable. However, a new Palestinian winery opened to serve an authentic local wine.

  • The Boston Globe

    Dec 13, 2014 | Taybeh Has Roots In Brookline

    The winding, tree-lined backstreets that link Jamaica Plain to Brookline, some of the area’s trickiest for non-locals, contain on their route a fascinating piece of beer brewing history. Nadim Khoury, cofounder of Palestine’s Taybeh Brewing Co., first began brewing in his basement while studying at Brookline’s Hellenic College.

  • XHGJ

    Dec 10, 2014 | Palestinians Do Not Abandon The Alcohol Market (Mandarin Chinese)



  • AP News

    Nov 3, 2014 | Beer, Wine Flow In West Bank Christian Hamlet

    A tiny Christian enclave in the overwhelmingly Muslim West Bank has for years crafted the only Palestinian beer and brought thousands of visitors flocking to its annual beer fest. Now, it is adding wine to its list of libations, hoping a boutique winery will be another tourist draw and contribute to keeping the small village afloat.

  • Le Monde

    Mar 13, 2014 | In Palestine, Christians Give Taste To Wine (French)

    En plein cœur de la Cisjordanie, une famille chrétienne, les Khoury, brasse depuis près de vingt ans la seule et unique bière palestinienne. En 2014, ils lancent leur première production vinicole, et espèrent communiquer leur passion dans un territoire à large majorité musulmane.

  • Narratively

    Dec 11, 2013 | The Booze Baron Of The West Bank

    In a land where neither business nor booze is known to prosper, one enterprising Palestinian turns hops and locally grown grapes into both profit and pride. In an otherwise sleepy village twelve miles northeast of Jerusalem lies a markedly bustling hub of activity, where crates full of grapes and hops are brought in and full boxes of clinking bottles are brought out.