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Viña Lanciano, beautiful in bloom

The leaves have started to appear, and the moment that the vines will flower is getting ever nearer. At the start, the plant will nourish itself from its own reserves, to then move into a period of vigorous growth. Flowering usually occurs in our vineyard towards the end of May […]

María Barúa in the U.S.A.

In May, our winemaker María Barúa travelled the East coast of the USA, accompanied by our export manager for the American market, Trinidad Villegas. During their stay, they were able to share different experiences with various distributors, clients, wine journalists and wine lovers. The enthusiastic comments that they received about […]

Ready to cimb to heaven?

Concéntrico 05, Logroño’s International Architecture and Design Festival took place from 26 April to 1 May in different places throughout the historic centre of the Riojan capital and on our Viña Lanciano estate. Placing Logroño firmly on the international culture map once again. This is the third time that we […]

LAN D-12, the tenth edition of vat number 12

In the past, it was traditional for Riojan winegrowers to put aside some of their favourite wine for very special occasions. The tenth edition of LAN D-12 renews our homage to this long-standing custom.

LAN and oak. A journey through winemaking

In LAN we seek to preserve the natural expression of fruit from the outset. The barrels play a fundamental role in terms of preserving and adding more complex nuances to our wines over time. Therefore, we are very stringent in selecting the oak that will accompany our wines on their […]

Does Viña Lanciano weep?

The vine is a plant that becomes dormant over the winter months. During this period, the vines look like they are sleeping and winter pruning takes place, reducing the length of the canes to create higher quality bunches in the future. But the clearest sign that the vine sap is […]

The people behind LAN: María Araus the voice of LAN

Many of you may know her. We’re sure that many more of you will have heard her voice when calling Bodegas LAN. Her name is Maria Araus and she has been our receptionist for the past 28 years, the first person to welcome you to our offices or to put […]

Enofusión, the first event for wine professionals of 2019

The International Wine Congress Enofusión took place in Madrid over the 28th, 29th and 30th of January, showcasing new trends in the wine world, gems from the most acclaimed wineries and a few new surprises, through tastings and conferences. We had a noteworthy role this year, as aside from Culmen […]

When it comes to bottles, size does matter

The most commonly used size of wine bottle has a capacity of 750ml. Some theories state that this unit was established by the Romans as a daily ration for their soldiers. When glass was introduced, the measure was conserved, as artisans could produce this recipient by blowing just once, which […]