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Discover The Vineyard’s Magic in The Summer Season

Would you like to understand what happens to the vines as they come into the final stretch of their growth, just before they are harvested? Vineyards don’t go on holidays during the summer, in fact, they do the complete opposite. Their grapes undergo a series of fundamental changes which allow them to reach their full ripening. We can call this … [Read more...] about Discover The Vineyard’s Magic in The Summer Season

An excellent result in Familia Martínez Bujanda’s harvest

At the end of the harvest season, it is time to make an assessment of the results obtained in our estates. Fortunately, we can affirm that the harvest has been very positive in Finca Valpiedra, Finca Antigua and Finca Montepedroso. According to experts, there has been less volume throughout Spain but, in general terms, with better quality. In … [Read more...] about An excellent result in Familia Martínez Bujanda’s harvest

Finca Antigua: Outstanding vintage expected for 2018

Sometimes it is written in the stars and all the pieces that make the winemaking jigsaw puzzle, come together. This is what has happened at Finca Antigua. Thanks to a very nice summer and an ideal, almost textbook, weather, the vintage this year will be fabulous across DO La Mancha and particularly, in our estate. In the words of Lauren Rosillo, … [Read more...] about Finca Antigua: Outstanding vintage expected for 2018

Veraison: when grapes change colour

The grapevines in a vineyard have a typical growth cycle, each stage showing its own, peculiar, characteristics. Today, we will describe what is known as ‘veraison’, a French word used to describe the colour change of wine grapes, as they transition each summer from green to purple or pale yellow. Actually, veraison marks the onset of ripening, … [Read more...] about Veraison: when grapes change colour

A sensational harvest for Finca Valpiedra in one of the toughest years for the region of Rioja

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