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History

20022002

Recruitment of the French winemaker, Francois Raynal, and purchase of the winery equipments in Italy. Choice of the Taung Che site, near the Inle Lake to build the winery and to plant the vineyard.
Preparation of the first plots on Taung Che site. The creation of terraces is needed due to high slopes on these plots.

 

20022003

Plantation of 2 ha of plants locally grown (Shiraz and Chenin Blanc). Importation and plantation of 7,300 plants (1.5 ha) from France in order to experiment different varieties: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Tempranillo, Muscat and Roussane.

 

Construction of the winery


History History

Importation and installation of wine making equipment from Italy.

2004

Plantation of 40,000 plants (7 ha) from Israel. Mostly Sauvignon Blanc but also Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.


2005

The site of Myay Phyu, 10 km from the winery, is chosen to extend the vineyard. Plantation of 171,500 plants (31 ha) from Spain:
- Sauvignon Blanc,
- Pinot Noir,
- Muscat Petit Grain.
- Tempranillo

2006

First production of 1,000 bottles of red and white wines

2007

Plantation of 210,000 plants (38 ha) from Spain on Myay Phyu site:
- Shiraz
- Carignan
- Petit Verdot
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Alicante Bouchet

An experimental plot is also planted in order to test different varieties:
- 4 different clones and rootstock of Shiraz
- 4 different clones and rootstock of Carignan
- Other varieties: Chenin Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Verdejo, Macabeo, Airen, Gewurztramainer.



History

2008


Production of 20,000 bottles of Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz.

2009


Production of 80,000 bottles of red and white wines. Construction of the underground wine cellar near the winery.

History2011

Production of 85,000 bottles.


History2012

Production of 120,000 bottles. 30% white and 70% red wines


History2011

Opening of the Red Mountain Restaurant with its amazing view on the Inle Valley.


History

Harvesting by Pa-O ladies.