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
It is hard to forget the faces of the vine-growers after a disaster such as that which took place on April 28th in La Rioja, on Saint Prudence’s Day. The frost destroyed much of the work that had been done, and seriously jeopardised the future work of hundreds of vine-growers and wineries; since the consequences of such a severe frost not only … [Read more...] about A sensational harvest for Finca Valpiedra in one of the toughest years for the region of Rioja
The 2010 harvest was the fourth excellent year of the twenty-first century for the Regulatory Council of the Rioja Denomination of Origin (after 2001, 2004 and 2005). The Rioja classification system, which involves the analysis of more than 4,000 samples from the 285 million litres produced, is the most rigorous in Spain. Even though, the scale … [Read more...] about Finca Valpiedra 2010: The product of an exceptional year!
Tim Atkin, master of wine and the top international opinion leader, who was not afraid to rank the wineries in the Rioja region, published his second monographic report in January, Rioja Special Report 2017, having tasted 850 wines from more than 150 wineries. Atkin maintains his 'controversial' winery pyramid from last year in which, following … [Read more...] about Atkin recognises Finca Valpiedra
Wine is a very common and much repeated gift at Christmas. We are going to take the liberty of proposing a few alternatives using wines from Familia Martínez Bujanda, which might be of use when fulfilling a commitment, enjoying time with your loved ones or even to surprise a relative or friend. Guaranteed value: Rioja is a guaranteed value and … [Read more...] about Celebrate Christmas with wines from Familia Martínez Bujanda