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Why is ‘El Manao’ a singular vineyard?

30/10/2019 - Published in: In the vineyard

Nine of our wines are destined to form part of the highest wine quality category of Rioja, wines originating from ‘Singular Vineyards’. Our winery has nine plots, which due to their special characteristics, have obtained this certification. One of them is ‘El Manao’. 

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2019, a vintage that invites you to dream

17/10/2019 - Published in: In the vineyard

From the winemaking department of the winery they tell us how this vintage has been 2019, a vintage in which we have collected some exceptional grapes and that makes us dream of great wines for our winery.

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Sonsierra receives the recognition of its singular vineyards from the Minister of Agriculture

11/10/2019 - Published in: Awards

Luis Planas, Minister of Agriculture, travelled to Rioja on 10 October last to present the official recognition of first ‘Singular Vineyards’ to 50 producers who had committed to this certification.

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"WHAT I MOST ENJOY ABOUT MY JOB IS THAT THE OFFICE IS OUTDOORS"

03/09/2019 - Published in: In the vineyard

This will be the first of a series of interviews in this blog in which we get to know some of the winegrowers that are part of the Bodegas Sonsierra team. Here we are talking to Javier Aldama, a young geologist turned vintner. A son and grandson of vintners, Javi loves vines and has taken some of the fine photos of our vineyards that you can find on the winery's social networks – another of his passions.

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JAMES SUCKLING RANKS FIVE SONSIERRA WINES AMONG THE BEST RIOJAS WITH A SCORE OF 90+ POINTS

30/07/2019 - Published in: Awards

With a score of 91 points for Sonsierra Tempranillo Blanco 2018Sonsierra Crianza 2016Sonsierra Reserva 2014 and Pagos de la Sonsierra 2014, plus a score of 92 points for Sonsierra Gran Reserva 2013, the highly respected American wine critic James Suckling has given his stamp of approval to Sonsierra’s wines and placed them among the highest-ranked wines from La Rioja.      

 

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The decisive moment

18/07/2019 - Published in: In the vineyard

We are now well into the summer season, and in today’s blog we are going to talk about setting, and we are not talking about desserts, but about a crucial moment of the vegetative cycle that is going to largely determine the size of the coming harvest.

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New medals for the 2014 vintages of three of Sonsierra’s finest wines

21/05/2019 - Published in: Awards

One new gold medal and two silvers have been added to the enormous haul of honours for Sonsierra’s finest wines from 2014, which continue to receive acclaim at competitions and in guides around the world.

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2014, THE AWARD-WINNING VINTAGE FOR SONSIERRA WINES

25/04/2019 - Published in: Awards

This year's Challenge International du Vin in Bordeaux saw the 2014 vintage winning three gold medals – Sonsierra Vendimia Seleccionada, Perfume de Sonsierra and Pagos de la Sonsierra – in addition to a silver for the Sonsierra Reserva.

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