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Cellerar

Term for the especially in monasteries of the Benedictine Responsible for the economic interests. The office is already described in the rule of Saint Benedict of Nursia (around 530 AD), which was relevant to monastic life until the 12th century. The Cellerar is responsible for stockpiling, the distribution of food and clothing to the members of the community, the organization and distribution of the work, the trade in the products produced in the monastery and its estates, and the collection and administration of the money and natural resources and thus also for them Viticulture concerns responsible for a monastery. You can compare the function with the CFO and HR Manager of a commercial enterprise. The cellarer is appointed by the abbot or prior. A prominent cellarer was Dom Pierre Pérignon (1638-1715), the "inventor" of the champagne, See also other features below viticulture training,

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