1997 is the year Rupert & Rothschild arose — from a shared passion for wine, a shared pursuit of excellence. But our tale stretches much further back — centuries, even — to the birth of two families, aligned in their vision.
The Rothschild family’s winemaking history is rooted in France, where James de Rothschild purchased the premier Bordeaux estate Château Lafite in 1868. He began a love affair with the vine that was to be continued over 100 years later by his great-grandson, Baron Edmond de Rothschild.
Motivated by a dream to shape some of the finest wines the world over, Baron Edmond de Rothschild established several wineries in Europe, and later, in numerous far-flung corners of the globe – a treasured collection that together form Edmond de Rothschild Heritage. Learn more