Maison Viallet History

More than 50 years of History

1966

Beginning

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lt all began in 1966 when Marcel and Yvonne Viallet, who had previously worked in a plant nursery, bought the ‘Clos Réservé’ vineyard in Apremont ( 10km from Chambery in the Savoie) and started looking after the 2.5 hectares of vines.

1982

Pierre Viallet

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ln 1982, after a serious accident, Marcel Viallet handed over the reins to his eldest son, Pierre Viallet.

1985

Philippe Viallet

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In 1984, after finishing his wine studies in Beaune, their second son, Philippe Viallet, joined the team. He quickly realised the potential of the savoy wine market and created Maison Philippe Viallet to sell Savoy Wines.

1988

CREATION C.E.P.A.P.

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ln 1988, Philippe Viallet decided to launch a bottling and packing activity, called C.E.C.A.P., which allows us to control the packaging of all our wines.

1998

CREATION S.I.C.A

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He created a S.I.C.A., Société Intérêt Commun Agricole, named ‘Fruitière des Vignerons des Terroirs de Savoie’, which currently counts 71 winemakers who produce wine from the region’s many varietals: Apremont, Chignin, Bergeron, Mondeuse, Gamay as well as ‘vins de pays’ for a total of 300 hectares of vines.

2005

LES CAVES DE LA MUYRE

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ln 2005, our company purchased the company ‘Les Caves de la Muyre’ in the Jura region which marked a strategic turning point since it included the ‘Caves de la Muyre’ brand, a full range of Jura wines.

2008

Les Fils de René Quénard

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In 2008, Philippe Viallet bought a prestigious winery called ‘Les Fils de René Quenard’. This estate, which extends over 18 hectares, situated in Chignin, mainly produces the ‘Chignin Bergeron’ cru. Its best known brands are ‘La Bergeronnelle’, ‘La Cigale’ as well as the Chignin ‘La Maréchale’ and ‘La Montagne’.

2013

Cave des Lices

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Creation of the Provence activity in partnership with les Vignerons de Carces.

2013

Distribution Château de l'Etoile

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To complete his range of jura wines, Philippe Viallet took charge of distribution of Château de l’Etoile.

2013

Distribution Michel Tissot wines

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To complete his range of jura wines, Philippe Viallet took charge of distribution of Michel Tissot wines.

2015

Château d'Apremont

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In 2015 our company purchased 6 hectares of the prestigious Château d’ Apremont.

2015

New office

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Philippe Vialled has renovated an old farm to build its new office.

2016

Sea and Mountains Vineyard

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« Maison Philippe Viallet » in Savoie – Jura and « Les Vignerons d’Aghione » in Corsica join forces to develop their exports strategies together. SEA & MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS is in charge of export sales for these two companies. Thierry Lemoine has been recruited to lead this brand new structure.

2016

DISTRIBUTION CAVES DE SEYSSEL

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DISTRIBUTION GRANDE CAVE DE CRÉPY MERCIER

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DISTRIBUTION CAVE DU CRUET

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DISTRIBUTION DOMAINE VIVIER

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2017

Domaine Bouvet

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In 2017 our company purchased the Domaine Bouvet