Have you noticed on your visit to a vineyard that there are roses at the end of each vine row? It may seem they are just a beautiful addition, but actually they alert the winemaker to the presence of diseases or pests that often attack the vines. As the wise old saying goes, ‘Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.’ Nature offers … [Read more...] about Why are rose bushes planted in vineyards?
Can you carry landscapes in a bottle? Certainly, it is a metaphor that winemakers use to convey the idea that we embrace the philosophy of working with nature, taking great care of our grapevines while understanding and respecting the ecosystem they are rooted in. Finca Valpiedra is the only winery in Rioja that is a member of the Spanish … [Read more...] about The landscape of Finca Valpiedra
With wines made entirely on its own estates, Familia Martínez Bujanda is characterised by the spirit of the land. Three of our wineries, Finca Valpiedra (Rioja), Finca Montepedroso (Rueda) and Finca Antigua (Castile-La Mancha), are the symbols of this concept that is not new at all. Even as it is underdeveloped in Spain, the idea of wineries set in … [Read more...] about Familia Martínez Bujanda: Spirit of the estate