Launch of our iconic wine Marqués de Griñón AAA – a wine which is only produced in very small quantities from exceptional batches and only in vintages that are worthy of this wine.
Due to the excellent results that the experimental planting of Graciano it is decided to increase our Graciano vineyards.
Claude Bourguignon, international guru of soil profiles, begins to consult for Pagos Marqueñes de Griñon and active measurements and observations are taken of our root canopy systems in Dominio de Valdepusa.
Complete restructuring of the company’s international distribution network.
Complete restructuring of the company’s national distribution network.
Launching of Svmma Varietalis.
Dominio de Valdepusa is awarded its own Denomiacion de Origen (Denomination of Origin) by the local Castilla – La Mancha Government which is later ratified by the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture and by the European Union in 2003
Introduction of Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI) and of the Partial Root Drying System as part of our strategy of Deficient Drip Irrigation
Dr. Marco Mugelli (investigator for the improvement of EVOO for the Tuscan Chamber of Commerce and member of the Italian Association of EVOO Tasters) begins to assess our olive oil Project.
The vineyards at the El Rincón Estate (D.O. Vinos de Madrid) are planted
First experimental planting of Graciano in our region takes place in the Dominio de Valdepusa Estate
Launching of the first vintage (1997) of our flagship wine Emeritvs
Introduction of digital electronic sensors to monitor the humidity in our soils and of dendrometers that measure the hydric stress of our vines
Launching of the world’s first ever 100% Petit Verdot.
Introduction of Lyre and Smart-Dyson trellising systems.
First planting in Spain of Petit Verdot.
Commencement of Michel Rolland’s (Bordeaux, France) consultancy.
First planting of Syrah in Spain.
Construction of Dominio de Valdepusa new wine cellar which became Spain’s first ever climatized aging cellar.
Commencement of Prof. Emile Peynaud’s (Prof. Oenology, Bordeaux University) consultancy
First planting of Cabernet Sauvignon in our region.
Worldwide pioneers of drip irrigation when applied to vineyards.