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Cave du Monastère St. Jean
- GASTRONOMY & WINE
Khenchara, Matn district
The history of this cellar began in 1720, when Lebanon was under Ottoman occupation. Alcohol production being prohibited except for religious purposes, the monks produced their first “sweet wine.” The winery was modernized in 2006 but still maintains its monastic traditions.
Date of Establishment 1720