Wine and Beautiful Places Fill Us with Inspiration

Soil enlivened by minerals, air moderated by the flowing river and beautiful vines adorning the hilly landscape, breathes flavor and intensity into the fruit. The explosion of flavor with each sip of wine which defines its origins and makes us poets even if for a temporary moment.

We believe that in order to truly know a wine region; to understand its gastronomy, we need to get out there and meet the people that give the wine region its good name. It is said that the best fertilizer is the footprints of the winemaker; we like to add that, the spice which makes good wines great, is the connection with everything that made the grape into a drink appropriate to treasure in a bottle.

After countless oenological and culinary tours, all over the world, we’ve decided to create a company, that specializes in presenting you with the best and most beautiful wine regions. To fill your senses at the pace you want through wine, food and people

The people behind Vinspiration - wine and inspiration

Guy Haran

A wine guide and educator with over a decade of experience in wine tourism all across Europe. His love of wine got a serious fillip when, during his Law studies at the Hebrew University, he became the head sommelier of the King David Hotel.

A rich resume which includes; opening and managing restaurants and bars, being wine director at the “Grape Man” company, and wine and beverage courses going back to 2006, has made Guy an expert in oenological and culinary tourism.

Knowledge of French and Spanish, helps Guy to make his way through different parts of the traditional wine routes, and offer more authentic and richer experiences to his guests, in areas which are off the beaten trail.

When not trotting around the globe you may see him at a convention as the Israeli ambassador for the Riedel glassware company.

Shira Lebel

Sommelier, event manager and a tour guide that have taken her across the world in order to discover and taste more of the beauty that nature has to offer.

Flamenco and a great amount of passion have led her to Spain, and for 11 years she has sipped and stepped her way into learning many of the secrets of Spanish romance and aesthetics.  A horse whisperer, a certified yogi, and a sommelier certificate, are just a few of the skills that give Shira a unique edge, in offering truly unforgettable and inimitable experiences and inspiration, to all who join her on her travels.  You can catch Shira at one of her wine courses across Israel, usually in places rich in natural beauty, or making her way through Spain with her distinct Catalan accent.

David Pinto

David is the CEO and Founder of Pinto Winery, located in Yeruham. An entrepeneur, industrial designer and vine- grower with vast experience as a wine expert in leading restaurants and bars, both in Israel and in New York. David teaches wine in several institutions and frequently travels to the world’s leading wine regions. He is fluent in French, Spanish, english and Hebrew. This, together with a European education enable him to create and maintain close and personal relations in wineries and gastronimical instituions.

David is a graduate of the Betzalel Academy of Arts and Design, and in his free time you may also find him practicing extreme sports, photography, sailing and traveling in the most beautiful wine regions of the world. 

Roni Saslove

Wine specialist, winemaker, business consultant and workshop instructor but before all – an educator and an international advocate of Israeli wines.

As the daughter of Barry Saslove, a pioneer of the Israeli wine culture rejuvenation, Roni has been living and breathing wine from a very young age.

Her wine tasting workshops are knowledgeable and exuberant. She brings a playful, refreshing and wide perspective to the experience of wine tasting, revealing the social, psychological, neurological and cultural aspects.

Roni studied and specialized in Canada. Where in the most extreme climate a jewel like ice-wine is created – that’s Vinspiration.

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Evyatar Baram

Sommelier and wine connoisseur, originally from Jerusalem and now living in Tel Aviv, previously managed the wine Departments of Mona and Bar 51 restaurant group. A wine tour in Piedmont is what set Evyatar’s passion to personally get to know the people behind the scenes of the food and wine industry, focusing on Italy. The wine shop he established, Bosser, is also a wine bar and a beacon for both wine enthusiasts and professionals, gathering for tastings of the meticulously chosen wine collection coming the leading wine regions across the world.

Orit Grinboim- Liron

The international wine expert, returned to Israel after a long period in London, where she completed the challenging Diploma studies at the world’s most important wine school: WSET.

Orit teaches and gives courses and seminars about wine (and Gin occasionally), and frequently visits the world’s finest wine regions, especially Tuscany.

Orit serves as a judge in wine competitions and writes articles and content about wine for various platforms.

היא שופטת בתחרויות יין וכותבת תוכן ומאמרים בנושא, למגוון מקומות.

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