This year, Holy Week is in April, so the weather is likely to be nice and warm. Think about a few days off in contact with nature, learning about the world of wine. It sounds great, doesn’t it? Whether you are already a wine connoisseur or just want to become one, wine tourism offers you the chance to engage in a number of wine-related activities … [Read more...] about Wine tourism, the best holiday plan for this Easter week
Familia Martínez Bujanda’s wineries have attended ProWein 2019 and Fenavin 2019, two of the leading trade fairs for the wine industry worldwide. Familia Martínez Bujanda has attended, as it does every year, the world’s most important event for winemakers: ProWein 2019. Held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 17 to 19 March, this trade fair was the … [Read more...] about Familia Martínez Bujanda attends leading trade fairs for the wine industry
Environmentally friendly farming will play a key role in sustainable vineyards in the future. At Familia Martínez Bujanda, winemaking tradition has always been linked to methods that both improve our vineyards’ yield and prove to be respectful of the environment. Accordingly, we implement strategies and systems that do not harm the planet. As … [Read more...] about Finca Antigua uses artificial grass as innovative sustainable winemaking practice
When Familia Martínez Bujanda decided to expand beyond La Rioja, they travelled across Spain looking for unique vineyards with a character of their own. On their trip, they found Finca Antigua, an extraordinary 1000-hectares estate standing 900 metres above sea level. Nearly half the surface area – 421 hectares – is covered in grapevines and the … [Read more...] about Finca Antigua: making estate wines on the Route of Don Quixote
We do not know exactly when white wine came to be named as such. However, it can be easily seen that this type of wine is not actually white, but rather pale yellow, from golden or amber to straw-coloured or almost translucent; it can even have greenish hues. In fact, the colour that characterises white wines is the result of little or no … [Read more...] about Why is it that white wine has its characteristic colour?