REPORT ON THE 2017 HARVEST IN VIÑA LANCIANO

REPORT ON THE 2017 HARVEST IN VIÑA LANCIANO

11 January, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

The period of hectic activity in the vineyard and winery now seems very far away.  Those times when we looked up at the sky praying for good weather, the supervision of tasks and equipment, and the picking of grapes for sampling.  The harvest is a time of upheaval when a large part of the year’s efforts can be undermined by climatic conditions.
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SUMMER PRUNING IN VIÑA LANCIANO

SUMMER PRUNING IN VIÑA LANCIANO

3 July, 2017 By Bodegas LAN

Summer pruning – or “el desniete” as it is called in Spanish – is a practice that is carried out in the vineyard to remove unnecessary vine shoots that could impair the correct ripening of the bunches. The objective is to better aerate the plant and try to ensure that nutrients are directed to the grapes and do not remain in the leaves.

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CONCENTRICO FESTIVAL: ART AND DESIGN IN VIÑA LANCIANO

CONCENTRICO FESTIVAL: ART AND DESIGN IN VIÑA LANCIANO

21 June, 2017 By Bodegas LAN

The city of Logroño hosted recently the third edition of CONCENTRICO, the Arts and Architecture festival that invites us to rediscover corners of our town with some historical and cultural interest. A different way of touring places that usually go unnoticed; transformed into unique locations.

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Bud break at Viña Lanciano

Bud break at Viña Lanciano

3 November, 2016 By Bodegas LAN
Bud break is the first stage of the return to life for our Viña Lanciano vines. The start of this cycle is signaled by a bleeding of the vine meaning that the sap has started to flow. Tiny buds start to swell and burst indicating the start of a new vintage and a new life cycle for our plants.

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Caring for Viña Lanciano: the espergura (green pruning)

Caring for Viña Lanciano: the espergura (green pruning)

1 June, 2015 By Bodegas LAN
The espergura (green pruning) consists in the removal or cleansing (the word derives from expurgare, meaning “to clean” in Latin) of the surplus herbaceous organs (shoots, leaves and fruit flowers) growing in the vine’s wood (trunk, cordons and canes) in order to benefit the growth of the buds left after winter pruning -when the vine is in its dormant stage- and ensure that they bear a reliable crop of consistently good quality fruit.

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LAN’s commitment to sustainable viticulture

LAN’s commitment to sustainable viticulture

29 December, 2014 By Bodegas LAN
LAN strives for a winemaking process that is more harmonious with nature.  For the last ten years we’ve been actively performing sustainable viticulture practices in our vineyards: promoting the plant’s natural defenses and working towards a vine microclimate that improves air circulation and luminosity in order to upgrade each cluster’s aeration and sun exposure.

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