2008

AAA

2008

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.

2008b

2007

New Graciano Planting

2007

Due to the excellent results that the experimental planting of Graciano it is decided to increase our Graciano vineyards.

2006

Claude Bourguignon

2006

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.

2005

International Distribution

2005

Complete restructuring of the company’s international distribution network.

2004

National Distribution

2004

Complete restructuring of the company’s national distribution network.

2003

Svmma Varietalis

2003

Launching of Svmma Varietalis.

2003b

2002

D.O.

2002

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

2000

Subsurface Drip-Irrigation

2000

Introduction of Subsurface Drip Irrigation (SDI) and of the Partial Root Drying System as part of our strategy of Deficient Drip Irrigation

Marco Mugelli

2000e

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.

El Rincón

2000d

The vineyards at the El Rincón Estate (D.O. Vinos de Madrid) are planted

Graciano

2000c

First experimental planting of Graciano in our region takes place in the Dominio de Valdepusa Estate

Emeritvs

2000b

Launching of the first vintage (1997) of our flagship wine Emeritvs

2000f

1999

Hydric Stress Control

1999

Introduction of digital electronic sensors to monitor the humidity in our soils and of dendrometers that measure the hydric stress of our vines

1994

Petit Verdot

1994

Launching of the world’s first ever 100% Petit Verdot.

1994b

1993

Lira & Smart-Dyson

1993

Introduction of Lyre and Smart-Dyson trellising systems.

1993b

1992

Petit Verdot

1992

First planting in Spain of Petit Verdot.

1991

Michel Rolland

1991

Commencement of Michel Rolland’s (Bordeaux, France) consultancy.

Syrah

1991b

First planting of Syrah in Spain.

1989

New Cellar

1989

Construction of Dominio de Valdepusa new wine cellar which became Spain’s first ever climatized aging cellar.

1982

Emile Peynaud

1982

Commencement of Prof. Emile Peynaud’s (Prof. Oenology, Bordeaux University) consultancy

1974

Cabernet Sauvignon

1974

First planting of Cabernet Sauvignon in our region.

Riego por goteo

1974b

Worldwide pioneers of drip irrigation when applied to vineyards.

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