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Schenk

The largest and most important Swiss wine-growing and wine trading company Schenk SA in the town of Rolle in the La Côte area of the canton of Vaud was founded in 1893 by Arnold Schenk. Today, the family business is active throughout Europe and has branches in Belgium, Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy and Spain. The property includes the three vineyards Château de Châtagnéréaz in Mont-sur-Rolle at 14 (La Côte), Domaine du Martheray in Féchy at 16 (La Côte) and Château Maison Blanche in Yvorne (Chablais) at 7.5 hectares. Schenk also vinifies and markets the wines of the Domaine de Valmont (in Morges). The most famous wine of the house is the Chasselas of the Château de Châtagnéréaz. The company's activities range from growing and cellaring Swiss wines to importing 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. The Schenk Group has also included the wine production and trading company Obrist (Vaud and Valais) since 1961. Around 21 million bottles are marketed annually, 55% of which are Swiss wine, 40% foreign wine and 5% grape juice. In addition, 40,000 hectolitres of unbottled wine are sold annually.

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