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Schenk

The largest and most important Swiss winegrowing and wine trading company Schenk SA in the city of Rolle in the area of ​​La Côte des Canton Vaud was founded in 1893 by Arnold Schenk. The family business is now active throughout Europe and has offices in Belgium, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain. The estate includes the three wineries Château de Châtagnéréaz in Mont-sur-Rolle with 14 (La Côte), Domaine du Martheray in Féchy with 16 (La Côte) and Château Maison Blanche in Yvorne (Chablais) with 7.5 hectares. Furthermore, the wines of the Domaine de Valmont (in Morges) are vinified and marketed by Schenk. The most famous wine of the house is the Chasselas of the Château de Châtagnéréaz. The company's activities range from the cultivation and incorporation of Swiss wines to the importation of foreign wines from more than fifteen countries. In addition to wines, the company sells a range of other products, such as grape juice under the Grapillon label. Since 1961, the wine production and trading house belongs to the Schenk Group colonel (Vaud and Valais). Around 21 million bottles are marketed each year, including 55% Swiss wine, 40% foreign wine and 5% grape juice. Furthermore, 40,000 hectoliters of unfilled wine are sold annually.

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