An authentic Italian, Sandro Pellegrini comes from an Aristocratic family lineage from the 14th century.
Sandro was born and raised in Parma; he is the son of a long line of winemakers and wineries.
In 1991, Sandro, a Chef, and owner of a local restaurant in Parma to visit Israel. During his stay, he met Irit, a daughter of Moshav Shahar, who later became his wife. The two decided to live in the moshav and began to make wine for their enjoyment. The wine production in the winery is about 4,500 bottles a year, including Sangiovese, Primitivo, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Wines are aged for a long time in the barrel.
The wines are not kosher.
Visits to the winery must be booked in advance. There is the possibility for wine tastings and a tour of the winery, and you can also visit the restaurant and eat a variety of dishes, all locally produced.