Salvador Fariña, One of the Most Important Wineries in Spain
Founded by Salvador Fariña in 1942 in Casaseca de las Chanas, 30 km. away from Toro, Fariña is one of the most important wineries on the Spanish wine scene. Fariña family is well acknowledged as the founding fathers of D.O. Toro. Their commitment to quality, pioneering efforts, respect for the terroir and the unparalleled knowledge and belief in the regions varietal, Tinta de Toro, are the fundamental pillars of their oenological philosophy. Founded by Salvador Fariña in 1942 in Casaseca de las Chanas, 30 km. away from Toro, Fariña is one of the most important wineries on the Spanish wine scene. Manuel Fariña joins the family business in the late sixties after getting his oenology degree. In 1987 he was one of the promoters of D.O. Toro and its first president.
Three Generations in Winemaking
His full confidence in the region potential and the main variety, Tinta de Toro, takes him to drive a series of changes that meant a real revolution in the area. Nowadays, the third generation continues the family tradition, contributing to their vision and continuing with the innovative spirit of the family. Their vineyards cover around 300 hectares and are present in different areas with different soils. Care is taken of the vines daily to attain high-quality grapes for the wines. The main grape varietals that grow here are the Tinta de Toro and Malvasia. The best grapes are handpicked and used to make their top-class red, white, rose and dessert wines. The wines are fresh, fruity with an elegant aroma and stable structure.