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The winery "Beringer Vineyards" in St. Helena in California Napa Valley was founded in 1876 by the immigrant brothers Jakob (1845-1915) and Frederick Beringer (1840-1901) from Germany. The little later in 1883 built in Rheingau half-timbered style "Rhine House" is now a tourist attraction. In the rocks below this house was a cellar with ideal conditions for the winemaking struck. The total vineyard area today is over 1,200 hectares, of which nearly 250 in the Napa Valley. Butler since 1984 is Ed Sbragia. This created the now considered best wine "Private Reserve" Cabernet Sauvignon, which also comes from Chardonnay. Other lines include California Collection, Founders Estate, Knights Valley, Napa Valley, Stone Cellars and Third Century. After several changes of ownership (for example, Nestlé) Beringer 2000 went into property of the Australian beer brew giant Foster's who in 1996 was the Australian group Mildara pale had bought. The huge winery group was renamed as Beringer Blass, then as Foster's Wine Estates and was finally named as a separate company in 2011 Treasury Wine Estates outsourced.

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