MEET THE TEAM

Amir Katz

Sommelier and Tour guide

Amir Katz follows a long family tradition of wine and spirit traders. His great-grandfather smuggled Canadian whiskey into New England during Prohibition, later opening a wine shop in Boston.  Amir worked for his family from the time he was a child, starting from the bottom by hauling crates in the warehouse and would eventually train to be a professional sommelier. He has labored for more than a decade in the industry and has hand picked grapes inAndean fields, making wine in Sonoma County, running a visitors centers in the Carmel Mountain region before joining our team here at My Israel Wine Tours.  He speaks fluent English, Hebrew and Spanish, leading tours in all three languages and is currently training as a guide here in Israel.

Esther Cohen

Founder of MIWT

Esther made Aliyah from Boston In June 2008.  After living in Jerusalem, she moved to Zichron Yaakov to pursue her love for wine and tourism.  She worked at Tishbi Estate Winery for a year before establishing My Israel Wine Tours™.

Esther’s work experience as a guide at Tishbi Estate Winery, and advocate for Israel on college campuses in Boston inspired her to create My Israel Wine Tours™.  She is committed to providing you with the highest-quality, personal touch, and enjoyable Wine Tour in Israel. While Esther has since moved back to Boston with her husband and two beautiful children, she and Amir are still close and working to bring you the only the best of Israel.

 

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