Red Mountain Estate
Vineyard & Winery Myanmar History

Red Mountain Estate
Vineyard & Winery
Myanmar History

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Our wines are premium-guaranteed and are produced using the highest quality grapes that are grown in our vineyards

Our wines are premium-guaranteed and are produced using the highest quality grapes that are grown in our vineyards

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2002

Recruitment of the French winemaker, Francois Raynal, and purchase of the winery equipment in Italy. Selected the Taung Chay site to build the winery and for vineyard plantation. Preparation of the plots on Taung Chay site, the creation of terraces was essential due to high slopes on these plots.

2003

2 ha of plantation grown on site (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.

2004

7 ha of plantation (40,000 plants 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. 31 ha of plantation (171,500 plants from Spain):

  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Pinot Noir
  • Muscat Petit Grain
  • Tempranillo

2006

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

2007

38ha of plantation (210,000 plants 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.

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.

2011

Production of 85,000 bottles.

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

2012

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

Red Mountain Estate Myanmar is situated in the town of Taung Chay, a lively vibrant town full of friendly locals. This invigorating and calming place makes our wines more tasteful and exceptional because of its natural and pollution-free ambiance. Our famous restaurant has one of the most beautiful scenic viewpoints around the area which will truly captivate your heart while enjoying a glass of our wine and munching on some delectable dishes.