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Familia Martínez Bujanda

The terroir, or the influence of a unique environment on a wine’s traits

As a wine enthusiast, you must have heard the word ‘terroir’ many times, since it is one of the most widely used – though not always understood – wine-related words. What does the term ‘terroir’ mean exactly? The French word ‘terroir’ refers to the set of factors affecting the crops, such as the type of soil and terrain, the climate, the … [Read more...] about The terroir, or the influence of a unique environment on a wine’s traits

Come join our Barrel Club

Familia Martínez Bujanda offers customers the chance to enjoy exclusive wines that are not available in the market. These wines are carefully selected for their quality from the winery’s best vintages, and are then aged in our premises to make fine wines that live up to the expectations of the most demanding wine connoisseurs. According to the … [Read more...] about Come join our Barrel Club

Veraison: when grapes change colour

The grapevines in a vineyard have a typical growth cycle, each stage showing its own, peculiar, characteristics. Today, we will describe what is known as ‘veraison’, a French word used to describe the colour change of wine grapes, as they transition each summer from green to purple or pale yellow. Actually, veraison marks the onset of ripening, … [Read more...] about Veraison: when grapes change colour

Finca Valpiedra and its special natural setting

It comes as no surprise that La Rioja is Spain’s wine-growing region par excellence. Its climate and geographical features, as well as its vine-growing tradition, make it the ideal place to make the finest wines. One of our wineries, Finca Valpiedra, stands on a land that is as peculiar as the quality of its wines requires. It lies in the heart … [Read more...] about Finca Valpiedra and its special natural setting

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