Winery Positioned in the Heart of Rioja Alavesa – Eguren Ugarte
Perched on the beautiful hills of Sierra Cantabria, Eguren Ugarte Winery is positioned in the heart of Rioja Alavesa. Immersed in extensive history, the estate boasts a family winemaking legacy in the Laguardia region of Spain. Visitors from all over the world will lose themselves in the winery’s surrounding beauty and exquisite wine tasting through 2000 meters of ancient caves.
Eguren Ugarte Winery is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and offers an exquisite wine tasting throughout their 2000 meters of ancient caves.
The History of the Winery Dates Back to 1870
The tale of Eguren Ugarte began in 1870 when a healer, Pascasio Pangua, left vineyards in his will to Anastasio, great-great-grandfather of the present owners. The fourth generation of the winemaking family was the driving force of the estate as they brought many changes in the production phases. Today the fifth and sixth generation, carrying out the legacy of their ancestors, has introduced various innovative methods, respecting the old family traditions at Eguren Ugarte.
Fifty-Year-Old Grapes at Eguren Ugarte Winery
Surrounded by the imposing countryside, the vineyards of Eguren Ugarte are stretched over different patches of land throughout Laguardia. Fifty-year-old grapevines are located in Labastida and Páganos, a region perfect for the production of various vines. The vines include top-quality Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano, Maturana, Garnacha Blanca, Tempranillo Blanco, Malvasia, Viura, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay. Asun and Mercedes, the present owners of Eguren Ugarte Winery, believe in manual picking of grapes and using only carefully chosen bunches to produce quality red, white, and rosé wines.
For guests , the estate at Eguren Ugarte also consists of a hotel, an ideal place to spend vacations, overlooking the scenic beauty of the region. The property has well-furnished rooms equipped with numerous modern facilities. We invite you to book and visit and enjoy all that Eguren Ugarte Winery has to offer.