how to say “winery” in Hebrew


Referring in Biblical Hebrew to an element in the wine-making process, today יקב refers to the entire winery.

For example:

תעשיית היין הישראלית חזקה מאוד – יש כאן יותר מ-300 יקבים.

The Israeli wine industry is very strong – there are over 300 wineries here.

In an of relationship (construct state or סמיכות ), the plural יקבים becomes יקבי , as in:

יקבי כרמל הם בין הוותיקים בארץ.

Carmel Wineries are among the oldest in Israel.

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