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Marquès de Riscal

History

1858 Creation of the Marqués de Riscal winery, the birth of a dream
1883 The original cellar was extended. This part is known as "El Palomar".
1862 First bottled Marqués de Riscal Wines; in just five years the first prizes began to arrive
1895 Marqués de Riscal was the first non-French wine to win the diploma of honour of the Bordeaux Exhibition

1972 Production of the first Marqués de Riscal white wines in Rueda
1980 Force behind the creation of the Denominación de Origen Rueda
1986 Barón de Chirel, the first "signature wine", launched
1995 Marqués de Riscal introduced the first grape sorting table in the Rioja appellation
1999 First vintage of the Riscal 1860

2000 Project 2000, a step into the future
2006 Inauguration of the "City of Wine"
2008 150th Anniversary of Marqués de Riscal
2009 Launch of Finca Torrea and Finca Montico
2010 Vinos Herederos de Marques de Riscal S.A. buys the Marqués de Arienzo Rioja appellation label
2011 Marqués de Riscal gets recognized as one of the 10 World´s Most Admired Wine Brands (Drinks International)
2011 Transformation of the 1883 wine cellar, one of our oldest wine cellars, into a space equipped with the latest technology. The idea is to combine the charm of this 19th century space with the most modern machinery
2011 Marqués de Riscal holds an historical auction in Beijing (China)
of 100 vintages dating from 1862 to 2005
2011 The Marqués de Riscal Restaurant receives its first Michelin Star
2013 Awared Best European Winery by the prestigious magazine Wine Enthusiast

Marqués de Riscal, its philosophy

Throughout its history, Marqués de Riscal has always been an innovating, pioneering cellar and reference in a constantly changing winemaking sector. We seek to make wines which are original, fresh, elegant and easy to drink. Since the beginning we have always had a clear vocation for exporting.
Nowadays we can be found in nearly 100 countries to which we export 60% of our output.

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