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In Germany Common name for larger wineries or wineries mostly owned by the state. Some were there in the 19th century during the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1815) from the secularized possession of the church, especially under the rule of the emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), but also emerged towards the end of the century. The aim of these "samples / apprenticeship wineries" was and still is in part today to spread modern viticultural production methods among the winegrowers. This was done by testing new methods in the vineyard, as well as production and distribution refined Grafted. Wine domains were / are:

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