Chief Winemaker since 2002, Shlomo Rauchberger (Shiki) is one of the most renowned and respected winemaker in Israel. He completed his BA and MA degrees in agriculture, from the Faculty of Agriculture in Rehovot and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He acquired his practical experience in winemaking while working alongside the world renowned winemaker, Peter Stern, at San Martin winery. Farther more he specialized in oenology at the University of UC DAVIS, California. Before joining Teperberg winery, Shlomo served as Chief winemaker for Carmel Wineries and specialized in various wineries in Chile and Australia. Shiki believe the most important quality for a good winemaker is the love of winemaking. His strive is to excite the wine lovers in fine wine at an accessible price.
Olivier Fratty was born in France and immigrated to Israel at a young age with his family. He was exposed to the world of wine while working as a waiter after his military. He studied Plant Science at the HU Faculty of Agriculture in Rehovot and studied enology in Bordeaux. During his studies in France, he worked in several wineries in the Bordeaux region of Pessac-Leognan and Saint-Emillion and gained in-depth knowledge of Old World work methods. He conducted research for his academic degree at Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte on the subject of "Flavor and color components in the production of red wine in barrels". He joined the winery in 2006, working alongside the Chief Winemaker.