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Global Wineries was founded on the 1st of January 2004 and is a fusion of Godevin (Hungarian Wines) and Calistoga New World Wines. Calistoga was founded in February 1994 by Paul Dielen. With his degree of Translator/Interpreter Franch-Spanish he started looking for an activity by which he could use his languages especially the Spanish. Due to his strong interest in wine Paul started selling Spanish wines. Gradually the assortiment was enlarged with wines from other countries. In 2000 he changed his one men's business into a limited company and he became a full-time wineseller. Godevin was founded in November 1992 by Peter Goossens who's been active as Head Winetaster for many years in one of Antwerp's most outstanding restaurants. Why Hungarian wines? Peter was looking for something new, something completely different. After the fall of the Wall he by luck, got in the possession of some Hungarian wines wich he liked very much. After a visit to Hungary and some tastings at several winemakers he decided to sell Hungarian wines in Belgium. Filip Van Den Bosch started 10 years ago as a salesman at Harto Wijnen. He broadend his knowledge of new world wines at the companies Fourcroy and Chaccali. After 10 years he decided to join Peter and Paul to build out Global Wineries. On the 1st of January 2004 Global Wineries was founded in the new establishment in Antwerp. The team was extended with two administrators, one storekeeper, 3 drivers and two representatives. – Description from AlexJelena

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