Wine and Beautiful Places Inspire Us!
Our Inspired and Vinspired Team
Founder of Vinspiration, one of the world’s foremost oenotourisme and wine education companies, Guy is well known himself as a wine guide throughout Europe. His love of wine got a serious boost when, during his law studies at the Hebrew University, he was hired as the head sommelier of the King David Hotel.
Guy has managed countless restaurants and bars, was the wine director of “The Grape Man”, a foremost retailer and is in high demand as a wine educator.
Fluent in French and Spanish, Guy knows how to knock on doors off the beaten paths and help our clients discover authentic and rich experiences in every region we visit. Guy spends his “free time” as ambassador of the Riedel glass company! Read more about Guy in this interview
Sommelier, event manager, tour guide, certified yoga instructor, horse whisperer, animal lover and flamenco dancer, Shira Lebel is a whirlwind of life and energy. Her tours always receive standing ovations! Shira lived in Spain for 11 years and understands Spain, Spanish wine and the regions of Spain as a native.
David is the founder of Pinto Winery, located in Yeruham, in the Negev. Pinto Winery is at the forefront of research in climate change and hot weather viticulture. Entrepreneur, industrial designer, vineyard manager at his family’s domain, David has vast experience teaching about wine in leading restaurants and bars in Europe, Israel and the United States. David is fluent in French, Spanish, English and Hebrew. Educated in Europe and at the famous
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, David is familiar with wine regions, restaurants and the wine trade throughout the world. In David’s free time you can find him practicing extreme sports, photography and sailing.
Winemaker, business consultant to restaurants and shops, workshop instructor, renowned educator and an international ambassador for the wines of Israel, Roni Saslove is a superstar in the world of wine. Her name says it all: SASsy LOVE! The daughter of Barry Saslove, a pioneer of the Israeli wine quality revolution, Roni has been living and breathing wine from a very young age.
Roni brings a playful, refreshing and wide perspective to the experience of wine tasting, revealing the social, psychological, neurological and cultural facets of wine and wine tasting.
Roni studied in Canada where in the most extreme climate she created jewel-like wines from frozen grapes, ice wine! That’s Vinspiration.
Sommelier, inspired wine educator, Evyatar managed the wine programs at the Mona and Bar 51 restaurant group, two of the most prestigious in Israel. Evyatar founded “Bosser Wines” in Tel Aviv in an up-and-coming neighborhood and the store quickly became a beacon for the wine trade and for innovative producers.
Evyatar has a personal passion for Italy and his tours to Italian wine regions, north to south, sell out quickly.
Orit Grinboim Liron
Orit completed her wine studies in London at the prestigious WSET
academy, the world’s most important wine education institution.
Orit is a well-known educator, wine judge and wine writer.
Orit also teaches about spirits, especially Gin and its many infusions.
Dikla Rom discovered her passion for wine and food during her studies in Jerusalem. Dikla started her career as a sommelier at the famous Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem and then at the also well-known Raphael restaurant.
Dikla came to Vinspiration after working in the tourism industry and honing her skills curating private tours and visits for special visitors and clients.
Lior Shneor has a strong background in management and has worked for years managing well-known bars and restaurants. She has consulted to retailers and restaurants about their wine selections.
Lior is a graduate of the WSET (Wine and Spirits Educational Trust) and is currently directs group and guided tours for Vinspiration.
Lior’s infectious enthusiasm and expertise touches every client with whom she works.
Dror Engelstein is a wine expert, a judge in wine competitions in Israel and around the world, and a leading consultant to vineyards and wineries. His journey into the world of wine began in the world of restaurants. After gaining extensive experience in this field, he decided to deepen his understanding of winemaking and joined the professional team of Tzora Winery. Dror studied winemaking and viticulture in Italy (Milan) and interned at the Masi winery in the Veneto. Dror stayed and worked in Italy after his internship for five years and now consults to a variety of leading wineries. In addition, Dror is the secretary of IPEVO (the Israeli Professional Wine Organization) and he now makes wine in the Judean Hills where he lives. Dror speaks fluent Italian. With all of his activity he finds the time to take care of five dogs!
Doron Rubinfeld has owned and managed the Chateau Shu’al Wine Bar for almost 12 years and Root Flowers florist. Doron consults to many wineries and is a specialist in the helping his clients develop their visitor centers. Doron is a passionate traveler and taster, a graduate of the WSET and holds a degree in land and water management from the agriculture department at Hebrew University. Doron’s moto: “wine is social, for every day, for making connections among people from different cultures”.
Omri Isaac has been a sommelier and wine consultant for 15 years with a special expertise in hotel management. He graduated from the WSET, Level 4, in London. Omri grew up in the Jordan Valley, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, and fell in love with wine at the age of 21. He studied medicine in Florence. Upon his return to Israel, he returned to Tel Aviv and began his professional career as the wine manager of the famous Jajo wine group and then as the first p director of the Giaconda Wine Import company. From the city, Omri then returned to the north and established the region’s first wine bar, St. Urban at the Scottish Hotel in Tiberias. Today Omri is the director of the wine department of the ‘Fara’ hotel in the Golan Heights and the Ein Gev resort village on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, a wine consultant for restaurants in the north and organizes tours and and wine events in the Golan Heights.
Shira Granot is a partner in a unique company, called The Wine Fairy, which specializes in creating professional wine content, the organization of events for international wine organizations (such as Wines of Portugal) and consults to wine bars and restaurants on behalf of her clients. Shira graduated from a wine course at the wine school at Sorek winery. Shira is a wine journalist and wine marketer. She was also the partner in one of the most well-known wine bars in Tel Aviv. Shira has been involved in exceptional projects that unite wine with the worlds of music, art, theater, government projects and unique content workshops.