Natural corridors at Viña Lanciano

In our vineyard we carry out various sustainable practices with the aim of preserving not just the quality of the raw material but also the natural environment in which it grows.  

Organic vine growing in Viña Lanciano

Viña Lanciano is a vineyard of great value both in terms of landscape and ecology, clearly defined by its location in a bend of the River Ebro, sheltered by the Cantabria Mountains. It is the soul of LAN and the umblical cord that links our wines to the land. We […]

Viña Lanciano 2019 Vintage Report

Now harvest has been completed in Viña Lanciano, it is time to take stock. This unique 72-hectare vineyard usually marks the start of harvest in the Rioja Alta area, due to its soil composition, climate and location.

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 […]

Restoring our heritage: The Mantible bridge

The Mantible Bridge, currently in ruins, is the oldest bridge in the city of Logroño. Located in the district of El Cortijo, on a meander of the Ebro River, it joined both banks, and according to the historians, it was one of the busiest routes in Roman times towards the […]

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 […]

Viña Lanciano 2018 vintage report

The harvest is the most important point in the whole growing season, when we pick the grapes from our vineyard, bringing the cycle to its natural close. The days prior to the harvest, when the grapes are reaching their optimum level of ripeness, we step up our measurements and checks […]

Is snow good for vines?

Snowfall in vineyards, particularly over the winter months, has a positive effect on the health and the growth of the vines in various ways. During winter, the vines are dormant – that is to say, the sap is concentrated in the trunk – and the intense cold helps the plant […]

Report on the 2017 harvest in Viña Lanciano

The period of hectic activity in the vineyard and winery now seems very far away.  Those times when we looked up at the sky praying for good weather, the supervision of tasks and equipment, and the picking of grapes for sampling.  The harvest is a time of upheaval when a […]