Galilee is a large region in northern Israel which makes up one third of the Country. Most of the Galilee consists of rocky terrain with mild temperatures and sufficient rainfall, though during dry summer month's irrigation is needed. Due to the regions immense size there is climate variation within the region. Carignan, Grenache, Alicante, Semillion, Chenin Blanc, and Muscat can be seen planted throughout the region. In recent years Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling and Chardonnay have been planted.