Katalin Magyar

Specialty Gardener at Monticello
Katalin Magyar

Katalin Magyar, born and raised in Charlottesville, serves as the specialty fruit gardener at Monticello, managing the historic vineyards, berry squares and orchards on grounds, as well as the three-acre Pinot Noir vineyard on Montalto.

She spent five years growing grapes and other orchard fruits, making wine, and beekeeping at private and commercial productions within Albemarle before joining Monticello in 2017. She has a passion for organic and biodynamic farming and natural wine production. Katalin studied horticulture and geology with an emphasis on historical geology of central Appalachia at Piedmont Virginia Community College and holds a certificate in Permaculture Design from Oregon State University.