The Moni Winery of the Aratol family was established in memory of the son Moni who died in 1995.
It is located in Mitzpeh Emek Sorek, opposite the city of Beit Shemesh and the vineyards on the hillside.
The father of the family, Shakiv Aratol, an olive merchant from the village of Merar in the Galilee, arrived in the early 1980s, fell in love with the site.
He leased the land and planted 200 acres of vineyards, 200 acres of olive trees and other areas with apricot trees and almond trees.
Over the years his sons who all work at the agricultural farm and the winery. Nor - the second son of the Aratol family is the winemaker.
The winery was established in the year 2000, and the fermentation tanks are in a picturesque cave and the walls covered in limestone.
The conditions of the cave are perfect - a natural temperature of 17 degrees and 62% humidity.
The winery has grown from 18,000 bottles in 2002 to over 80,000 in 2005.
Since 2005 all of the wines are Mehadrin kosher.
The 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon is made from 100 Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, full-bodied wine with balanced acidity, rich in berry flavors.