Bodegas Malaga Virgen Winery, Journey into Winemaking at the End of the 19th Century
Bodegas Malaga Virgen is a winery located in the region of Malaga. Salvador Lopez started producing wines in 1885 and laid the foundation of Bodegas Malaga Virgen Winery at this time. In 1896, his brother Francisco Lopez joined him. They got the nickname ‘Los Leones’ and launched their first three wines, Sol de Malaga, Trajinero, and Malaga Virgen. The current generation of owners in the family carries forward their traditions, history, and hard work in producing the highest quality Malaga wines. They make many wines under the Sierras da Malaga and Denomination of Origin Malaga denomintions. The brand of wine at Bodegas Malaga Virgen Winery, Sol de Malaga, is their leading international product and can be found in many different countries.
Bodegas Malaga Virgen Winery is a world leader in the production of sweet Spanish wine.
Hand Harvesting and Careful Selection at the Winery
Bodegas Malaga Virgen Winery uses environment-friendly methods to protect the soil and the vines and therefore produce high-quality grapes. They are one of the world leaders in the production of sweet wine. Harvesting usually takes place at night to attain stable sugar levels in grapes and to keep berry skins intact. There is very little waste and vines remain suitable for the upcoming seasons. Workers at Bodegas Malaga Virgen handpick the best grapes at the selection table.
Growing Moscatel, Verdejo, Chardonnay, Petit Verdot, and Syrah in Malaga
The main grapes that grow at Bodegas Malaga Virgen Winery are Moscatel Alexandria, Verdejo, Chardonnay, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Pedro Ximenez, Merlot, and Tempranillo. These grapes help in making their world-famous red, white, rosé, sparkling, and fortified wines. The winery also produces Brandy and has an excellent supply in various South American countries. The winery exports its products to many countries, including the USA, Costa Rica, Belgium, UK, Germany, France, and Hungary.