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Ido Lewinsohn MW

Ido Lewinsohn MW

Became an MW 2020

Based in Israel, Italy

Nationality Israeli

Languages English, French, Italian, Hebrew


Ido Lewinsohn is an Israeli winemaker. He studied viticulture and enology in Italy, interned at San Guido's Sassicaia and travelled extensively. He worked in Italy, France and Australia.

He returned to Israel in 2007 to become a winemaker, and in time became Head Winemaker of Recanati Winery.

That same year, he established Lewinsohn Winery in his family's garage, where he produces his 'Garage de Papa' wines.

In 2017, Ido was appointed Head Winemaker of Barkan - Segal Wine Cellars, Israel's largest producer.

Ido lives outside the city with his wife and two daughters.

Primary area(s) of work: Wine production

Industry sector(s): Consultant, Winemaking

Wine region expertise: Cyprus, France, Israel, Italy, Languedoc, Piedmont, Rhone, Tasmania, Tuscany

Specialisms: Fermentation, Maturation and blending, Processing of grapes, Whole cluster fermentation, Wine styling, Blending, Elevage / maturation, Sensory evaluation , Wine judging