An Iraqi Catholic and an Israeli Jew walk into a bar, maybe even a bar in the American viticultural capital, Napa — you see where this is going — but still, how in the world do they walk out with some of Napa’s most exciting Cabernet Sauvignon?”

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Robb Report

The families hail from two disparate parts of the Middle East, but they join together over the shared flavors of their tables. And over the last four or five years, they’ve come together over personal experience too, their tragic family histories a springboard for launching one of Napa’s newest exciting wine brands: Simon Family Estate.”

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Bottle of Rose on a wood table with a half full stemware glass next to the bottle


With grapes sourced from old vines in the prestigious Rutherford AVA and made from 100% Grenache, this light rosé sports a soft salmon hue and subtle aromas of honeysuckle, lemongrass, grapefruit, and strawberries. Rising star winemaker Maayan Koschitzky crafts the wine in the style of Provence rosés.”

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