MARÍA BARÚA IN THE U.S.A.

MARÍA BARÚA IN THE U.S.A.

22 May, 2019 By Bodegas LAN

In May, our winemaker María Barúa travelled the East coast of the USA, accompanied by our export manager for the American market, Trinidad Villegas. During their stay, they were able to share different experiences with various distributors, clients, wine journalists and wine lovers. The enthusiastic comments that they received about our wines have given them new impetus to continue.

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READY TO CLIMB TO HEAVEN?

READY TO CLIMB TO HEAVEN?

14 May, 2019 By Bodegas LAN

Concéntrico 05, Logroño’s International Architecture and Design Festival took place from 26 April to 1 May in different places throughout the historic centre of the Riojan capital and on our Viña Lanciano estate. Placing Logroño firmly on the international culture map once again. This is the third time that we will host one of the installations, based on the use of poplar plywood planks. The names of the previous temporary installations were “Picnic” in the edition 03 of the festival and “Entrever”, in 04, which was awarded the first prize.

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THE MANTIBLE BRIDGE: RESTORING OUR HERITAGE

THE MANTIBLE BRIDGE: RESTORING OUR HERITAGE

9 April, 2019 By Bodegas LAN

The Mantible Bridge, currently in ruins, is the oldest bridge in the city of Logroño. Located in the district of El Cortijo, on a meander of the Ebro River, it joined both banks, and according to the historians, it was one of the busiest routes in Roman times towards the pottery town Tritium Magallum, a village now known as Tricio.

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DOES VIÑA LANCIANO WEEP?

DOES VIÑA LANCIANO WEEP?

6 March, 2019 By Bodegas LAN

The vine is a plant that becomes dormant over the winter months. During this period, the vines look like they are sleeping and winter pruning takes place, reducing the length of the canes to create higher quality bunches in the future. But the clearest sign that the vine sap is starting to move up through the plant is what is called “el lloro” or “weeping” in Spanish, or “sap rise” in English, and shows that the vine growth cycle is starting again. A clear liquid called “lágrimas” or “tears” starts to emanate from the pruning cuts: hence the Spanish expression, “the vineyard is weeping.”

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LAN XTRÈME: OUR COMMITMENT TO THE LAND

LAN XTRÈME: OUR COMMITMENT TO THE LAND

8 June, 2018 By Bodegas LAN

Throughout our more than 45 years of history, we have been faithful to our basic principle: “that winemaking starts with vine growing.” This pioneering vision of the care for the raw material and the importance of the origin has formed part of LAN’s DNA to the present day.

Respect for the vineyard ecosystem has been and continues to be, the top priority in our value stream and a constant guide for the work of our field team and the technicians in the winery.

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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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