Baron Edmund de Rothschild founded wineries in Rishon Le'Zion and in Zichron Ya'akov in 1880. In 1957, James de Rothschild, his son, sold the wineries to the "Societe Cooperative Vigneronne des Grandes Caves", the viticulturists society, which includes nearly 800 members.
The Dalton Winery is located in the Moshav Kerem Ben Zimra in the Upper Galilee.It is a small winery currently producing 150,000 bottles of high quality table wine per annum. In 1999 the new vineyards will begin bearing fruit and production will increase to approximately 400,000 bottles per year.
Domaine du Castel
Based in Ramat Raziel Haute-Judee, Israel, Domaine du Castle creates a Gran Vin Castel Haute Judee which has gardered a lot of praise.
Golan Heights Winery
In 1972, Dr. Cornelius Ough from UC Davis, California, visited the Golan Heights, and after a close inspection of the area, claimed that the soil and the cool, mountain climate were ideal viticulturally. Siting and planting the vineyards commenced in 1976, and the winery, then named "Hatzor", was built in 1983.
Israeli Wine Page
This reference page has histories of the wineries, details on upcoming festivals, schools, magazines, and much more. A great reference if you're visiting the area.