Local wine production in Sharon Plains dates back as far as 1,500 years. Though outshined by the Golan and Galilee regions in recent decades, Sharon Plains holds its own.
The terroir of Sharon Plains has several features that impact grape cultivation:
- Elevation and Climate: Elevations reaching 656 feet and a Mediterranean climate create a favorable environment for a wide array of grape varietals.
- Precipitation: The 12 inches of annual rainfall and the region's specific soil types provide the necessary moisture for grape cultivation.
- Soil: The calcareous clay, terra rossa, chalk, and limestone soils contribute to the complexity of flavors in the wines, reflecting the unique characteristics of the land.