Cuna de Tierra- Winery Famous for its High Altitude Vineyards and its Multiple Awards
In the Dolores Hidalgo of Guanajuato region in Mexico, lies the quaint winery named as Cuna de Tierra. The winery is famous for its high altitude Vineyards and its multiple awards.
The history of Cuna de Tierra is one of friendship and passion for wine. Since Don Juan Manchón arrived in Dolores Hidalgo and dedicated himself to propagating the vine, he became friends with Don Ignacio Vega and began the journey of planting vines. Bodegas Vega Manchón started its first vinification in 2005, with vines that were older than fifteen years.
The first commercial wines were made in 2008 and in 2010 the label “Cuna de Tierra Bicentenario” was made exclusively for Palacio de Hierro, with “Cuna de Tierra” and “Pago de Vega” going on sale.
Winery Accoladed with many Awards
In 2013, the new winemaking and visitor service facilities were completed, designed by the architects Ignacio Urquiza Seoane and Bernardo Quinzaños Oria and awarded a silver medal at the 1st Architecture Biennial in Mexico City, named Icon of Design Mexican by Architectural Digest magazine and obtaining a silver medal in the XIII Mexican Architecture Biennial 2014. The winery also boasts of having awarded wines such as Decanter, Bacchus, Citadelles du Vin. Cuna de Tierra is close to the San Miguel Allende which is known for its baroque Spanish architecture, thriving arts scene, and cultural festivals. The winery was also appointed by Conde Nast and Travel Leisure as the best place to visit in the world.
Various Grape Varieties
The staff at Cuna de Tierra cultivate a wide range of variety of grapes in their vineyards with complete respect for Mother Nature. Some of the variety include Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec, Syrah, Tempranillo, Nebbiolo, Petit Sirah, Grenache, Marcelan, Caladoc, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc. These grapes are used to produce the best red, white, rose, dessert, and fortified wines in the region.