The Winery

The great Riojan Orchestra

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From a relatively short line of winemakers (since 1870), everything this family touches turns to gold. Despite the title of this section, we cannot talk about “the” winery, because in actual fact this family has four - the luxury quartet of Sierra Cantabria, Viñedos Sierra...
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The founder of this famous sherry bodega was born in the village of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, in the province of Cadiz, in the same year that the 1812 Constitution, known as La Pepa, was enacted. But this is mere coincidence and not the reason why the most international of the...
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The maestro Mariano García founded his winery in a town which features the glorious river in its name, Tudela de Duero.  He knew perfectly well that it was outside the legendary Denomination of Origin. This was at a time when the Ribera del Duero was starting to glimpse glory,...
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According to Jorge González Moore, a leader is forged by the strength of his character and the dogged determination to fulfill his dreams.   It is precisely due to its leadership spirit that Freixenet this year celebrates the centenary of its first cava, as the world leader in...
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The great Spanish wine icon and shimmering myth within the international wine world was founded in 864. 150 years have passed since then and during its eventful life (it has had several owners since birth), the halo and glamour surrounding its wines are undiminished. It has been...
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Mas Martinet is one of the bodegas which fought to defend the Priorat DO in its infancy and which helped it obtain the prestige it enjoys today. It was Josep Lluís Pérez who started the venture and in 1996 he passed the baton to his daughter Sara Pérez, who made ecology the...
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Atrio, the Sacred Wine Cellar

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There is a prodigious gastronomic temple in Caceres which glories in its name: it is the “Atrio”, entrance to a wine cellar paradise, to the divine crypt where happily resides the great genie of the bottle, of all the bottles of all the best wines in the world. There is no other...
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The Danish enfant terrible, blonde like the beer, touched down in the Ribera del Duero at the beginning of the 1990s and caused a commotion, in the best sense of the word. His successful career took off in an old Quintanilla de Onésimo bodega. Today, almost 20 years later, he is still there in the old bodega, carefully extended and converted into...
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In the small town of Gratallops, the highly regarded oenologist Álvaro Palacios started in 1989 his personal project to make a great classic wine. 23 years later the results speak for themselves and L’Ermita has become a wine that needs no introduction. Adopting the age-old...
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The Palacios Remondo winery fits into a setting that boasts more than 2,000 years of wine-growing tradition and culture. Located in the Riojan town of Alfaro, its 110 hectares produce personal wines bearing the signature of the highly regarded and famous Álvaro Palacios. The freshness of La Vendimia, the maturity of Plácet, the classicism of La...
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