WINE: A PASSION THAT BECAME A BUSINESS

A great wine enthusiast, Silvio Denz, founded the Swiss company, Ermitage Holding S.A., in 1999, owner of “Denz Weine” in Zurich (which developed the largest auction house for wines in Switzerland), Casa del Vino, and two wine properties: Clos d’Agon in Catalonia and Montepeloso in Tuscany.

In 2005, Silvio Denz bought Château Péby Faugères and Château Faugères, both Grands Crus Classés in Saint Emilion, and Château Cap de Faugères (Castillon-Côtes de Bordeaux).

In 2010, with his friend Peter Sisseck, Silvio Denz purchased Château Rocheyron, a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru.

And in 2010, with his friend Peter Sisseck, he purchased Château Rocheyron, a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru.

The acquisition of Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey in 2014 represents Silvio Denz’s commitment to the domain of sweet white wines.
SILVIO DENZ : ART AND FRAGRANCE

Coming from perfume industry (he is Chairman of Art & Fragrance S.A. and Cristallerie LALIQUE), he is also a great connoisseur of art and architecture. His true guiding passion has always been art, and his collection of works spans several periods.

The work of René Lalique held a particular fascination for Silvio Denz, who has been collecting his finest pieces for nearly 20 years to create what is without doubt the largest and most comprehensive collection in the world.