Skip links

Main navigation

Our surrounding

Wine tourism, the best holiday plan for this Easter week

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

Springtime and bud breaking come together in the vineyard

In the vineyards, the annual growth cycle begins in springtime. The dates may vary depending on the weather in each particular season, but normally, bud breaking takes place in March or April every year. While bud breaking depends on a variety of factors, the most important one is the weather. Other environmental factors may affect the date when … [Read more...] about Springtime and bud breaking come together in the vineyard

Finca Antigua uses artificial grass as innovative sustainable winemaking practice

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

Finca Antigua: making estate wines on the Route of Don Quixote

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

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

Use of cookies

This website uses cookies to facilitate and improve browsing. If you continue browsing, we will take this to mean that you accept their use. You can change your configuration or get more information from our