The idea of creating a kosher wine label developed as part of Pelter Winery’s growth. We wanted to expand on operations and to welcome a diverse audience.
Pelter and Matar connected and made markets more accessible by refreshing our goals and processes. We maintain originality and an open mind.
Tal Pelter, the Winemaker and co-owner of Pelter and Matar Wineries, studied agriculture at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel. He got a BA in viticulture studies at Curtin University. Tal worked with winemaker John Griffith at Darlington Estate, a boutique winery located in the Perth hills, producing premium wines, blends, sparkling wines, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz.
After completing his studies, Tal worked at Evans & Tate Winery, in Western Australia. In 2001, Tal returned to Israel with a vision of establishing his own winery.
After the passing of his mother Tiva in 2002, Tal founded Pelter Winery in her honor. Tal embarked on a journey to produce premium wines in Israel. Nir Pelter, C.E.O and co-owner of Pelter and Matar Wineries. After military service in 2005, Nir joined the winery, motivated by the spirit of the business, the teamwork, and excitement of a new venture. Tal and Nir decided to establish Matar, a premium brand Kosher winery.