Visitor Center

Barkan Visitor Center

More than two square kilometers of vineyards surrounding you from the very first moment: the vision, the sound, the aromat. That is an experience that is definitely extremely hard to come by in any other place. It’s amazing, exciting, fun: Tuscany is here!

Located at half an hour long driving distance from both Tel-Aviv and Jerusalem, the Barkan visitor center at Hulda kibbutz invites you to experience something unique in Israel: getting exposed to the world of wine so rich in taste, aromat, and color!

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Our Vineyards

Our Vineyards

From the very first days of our existence, we have concentrated our attention on one thing only: grapes’ quality. The top-grade breeds were brought from all over the world and put in Barkan vineyards in Israel. Nowadays, there are dozens of breeds occupying a grand total of over 10 square kilometers of vineyards in winery’s possession, while every breed is grown in an area suitable for it.

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Hall of Fame

For more than 25 years now, Barkan wineries have been winning a lot of prestigious medals, prizes, and awards of excellence at the most celebrated wine competitions. The Barkan winemakers have already gaind a world-wide renown due to the exceptional wine quality and the brave grape breed combinations. Please take a look at the awards that we have earned. After which, you are invited to taste our wine yourselves. Feel the power behind every drop. Cheers!

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Our Team

Mr. Gilles Assouline - CEO


In August 2016, Mr. Gilles Assouline was appointed CEO of Barkan Wine cellars and Segal wines.

In 2013, Mr. Gilles Assouline has joined the Tempo group and served as a management committee member and Tempo plant manager.

Before he joined Tempo, Mr. Gilles Assouline was a Factory General Manager of L'Oreal, cosmetics industry international leader, in which he worked for a decade at various senior managerial positions in Israel and abroad.

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