Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja a Family Owned Winery Founded in 1968
Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja is a family owned winery founded in 1968 by Mariano Peláez. The inspiration came when he decided to convert a tobacco drying facility into a wine cellar and start producing wines. The winery is located in Finca La Moreira, in a subregion of the DO Rías Baixas del Condado do Tea. The vineyards at Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja are on a slope near the Miño River bordering Portugal. Mariano is a founding member of the Regulatory Council of DO Rías Baixas and the winery is now managed by his sons, Jorge and Javier Peláez.
The company philosophy at Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja involves the belief that wines are made in the vineyard rather than the cellar, thus they emphasize importance on viticultural practices.
On 40 Hectares of Vineyards the Winery Grows Albariña, Loureira, and Treixadura
Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja Winery currently owns almost 40 hectares of vineyards, in which the varieties of Albariña, Loureira, and Treixadura are grown. Their lands are located in an ideal place for grape cultivation with suitable weather and soil composition. The company philosophy is that wines are made in the vineyard rather than in the cellar, thus they emphasize the importance of viticultural practices. They produce multiple white wines with and without the designation of origin. The most famous wine of Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja is their namesake Marqués de Vizhoja wine. The Peláez Family are very proud of their winery creation, family wine traditions have been followed to ensure the wines they produce now still have an essence of the past.
Family Wine Traditions have been Followed Keeping an Essence of the Past
When visiting the region of Rías Baixas in Spain, a tasting and tour to Bodegas Marqués de Vizhoja is an excellent way to get an overview of their wines. We encourage you to book your holiday trip to the winery today.