Midbar Winery in Arad was established to develop, promote and celebrate winemaking in the Negev desert.
Midbar is the Hebrew word for desert.
The winery is located in the northern Negev, in Arad, the vineyards, near the Ramon Crater, typically over 800 meters above sea level, benefit from the Negev’s unique terroir. The white top soil reflects the sun’s rays onto the vines and the hot, dry climate, with its dramatic and rapid variations in temperature between day and night, and between winter and summer, develop grapes of unique characteristics – with high natural levels of acidity and a unique array of aromas and flavors.
Limited edition wines are Midbar’s specialty and expertise. Midbar Winery produces 60,000 bottles per annum.
Midbar’s winemaker is Yiftach Lustig His advisers are Diego Ciurletti, from Panzano-in-Chianti, and Yotam Sharon.