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Would you like to learn more about wine during the quarantine?

21/04/2020 - Published in: Learning about wines

For some people who do not have or cannot work, these days of confinement have become an opportunity to do things they could never find time for before. How about a wine course? Learn to taste like a professional? Discover a little more about a particular DO?

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Once again, Tim Atkin ranks Sonsierra wines among the best Riojas in his 2020 report

11/02/2020 - Published in: Awards

With six wines scoring 90 points or more, Bodegas Sonsierra is once again among the best wineries in the Rioja 2020 Special Report. In this fifth edition of the eagerly awaited report, the British wine critic and renowned Rioja expert Tim Atkin gives his personal perspective on the region’s wines.

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Sonsierra goes one step further with its project "Viñedos Singulares"

16/12/2019 - Published in: At the winery

At Sonsierra, the preparation of Viñedo Singular wines has been taken to the next level with the construction of a new winery where they will be prepared. 

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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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