|Location||Tel Arad, Israel|
|Wine region||Negev desert|
|First vines planted||1997|
|Parent company||Carmel Winery|
|Known for||Yatir Forest|
The general manager is Ya’acov Ben Dor, a pioneer of forest agriculture, who initiated the planting of vineyards in 1997. Eran Goldwasser, a graduate of Adelaide University, Australia, is the chief winemaker. The company is owned by Carmel Winery. As of 2012 current production is about 150,000 bottles annually.
The winery began producing on two levels: Yatir and Yatir Forest, the latter being the winery's flagship series. In 2004, Yatir introduced a Sauvignon Blanc wine and the following year a single-varietal Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. In 2006, it came out with a varietal Viognier.
On the grounds of the winery, 180 ancient wine presses have been discovered 
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