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Ido Lewinsohn

The Head Winemaker

Barkan Winery

Ido Levinson, 39.

In 2020, he successfully completed the MW series of tests and received the most prestigious and significant title in the world of wine "Master of Wine".

Ido is the second MW in Israel and one of 409 masters (MW) worldwide, of which about 100 are winemakers.

He is a graduate of the vintners and wine makers course at the University of Milan. He did continuing education in Tuscany (“Sassicaia”) and worked as a wine maker in the Rhone valley and in Languedoc in France, in Tasmania, Australia, and in Israel.

His previous position was Head Vintner at the Recanati Vineyard.

He teaches wine tasting in various places and tries to visit vineyards and wineries around the world, to find out what’s going on, to taste and to get inspiration and new ideas.

Married with a daughter, he lives in Kfar Malal in the Sharon area.

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