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Hatov Ve'Hametiv for wine that is not made of grapes

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Can one bless Hatov Ve'Hametiv on wine that is not made of grapes (like pomegranates, figs etc) like he would on a grape wine?

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My understanding is hatov vehameitiv is an upgrade from saying borei pri hagafen. If you would say borei pri hagafen on these then yes, if not, no. robev 24 days ago

@robev I agree. But sources would be helpful. manassehkatz 24 days ago

@robev "hatov vehameitiv" is no an upgrade from saying "bore pri hagafen" since it does not replace it, it's an upgrade of "Shechianu" [which is no special for grapes]. Alaychem 23 days ago

@Alaychem you are correct in a non-wine drinking context. If a person is drinking a new glass of wine that requires a borei pri hagafen, and they fulfill all the requirements, they would make instead hatov vehameitiv*. That's why I see it as an upgrade. robev 23 days ago

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