The winery with more than 150 years of winemaking experience
The Bodegas Urbina winery has a history dating back to almost 150 years in winemaking. The family estate is located in the Cuzcrrita del Rio Tiron that exports around 80% of its production to countries all over the world. Salvador Urbina, the founder, moved to Cuzcurrita in 1870 and made the first wines using the vineyards that are still in use till now. The profession was continued by his sons Paquita and Ciriaco, and currently, the fourth generation of the family runs the business that includes grandsons of Salvador, Jesus Angel, and Pedro.
All the staff members and workers of the Bodegas Urbina winery have vast experience in winemaking, and their current warehouse is equipped with modern equipment, including stainless steel tanks for fermentation.
Sustainable viticulture and No to chemical fertilizers
The winery’s vineyards are located in the Rioja Alta and the Valle del Angel Singular Vineyard. Only organic and sustainable viticulture practices are used here that maintain the structure and richness of their vines and protects the surrounding nature. The soil and microclimate are also perfect for the growth of ripe grapes. The traditional methods are used with minimal use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.
Bodegas Urbina and its exceptional high-quilty wines
The main grape varieties that grow at the winery are the Tempranillo and Viura. The best grapes are handpicked and used to make their red, white, rose, and sparkling wines. During the winemaking, native yeasts are used that give the wines a unique complexion and fruity essence that showcases the great qualities of their region. All the grapes are sourced from their own vineyards, and they do not buy or sell any grapes.