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
Spain is the country with the largest area of land for vineyards in the world. Vine-growing is a key to preventing the desertification of the land, beyond the business of making or transforming wine. Familia Martínez Bujanda has been a pioneer in promoting wine tourism. Visiting our wineries in the Rioja (Finca Valpiedra), Rueda (Montepedroso) and … [Read more...] about Family wine tourism at Familia Martínez Bujanda: The Enchanted Vineyard
Whilst the Peñín Guide retains the 'brand' of its founder, José Peñín, it has been run by the oenologist, Carlos González, for several years, and become the most important and most prestigious guide to Spanish wines. It is, without any doubt, the guide most often consulted by wine professionals and enthusiasts. The publishing house has just … [Read more...] about Familia Martínez Bujanda: Well represented in the 2017 Peñín Guide