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The winery is located in Villabuena de Alava in the Spanish Rioja sub-region of Rioja Alavesa (Basque Country). The family estate dates back to 1928 and was founded in its current form in 1970 by Luis Cañas and his wife Ángeles. Since 1989, the business has been run by his son Juan Luis Cañas, who introduced state-of-the-art technology in 1994. In 2001, the company was certified according to the ISO 9002 standard (quality management) and in 2004 according to the BRC protocol (British Retail Consortium Global Standard-Food). The company's own vineyards cover 110 hectares of vines, with a further 200 hectares of grapes supplied by winegrowers controlled by the winery. The vineyards consist of 815 plots in the municipalities of Baños de Ebro, Leza, Navaridas, Samaniego and Villabuena, which are located in three climatic zones at an altitude of between 400 and 550 metres above sea level. Most of the grapes are the main Rioja variety, Tempranillo. Around a third of the vines are older vines. The vineyards are cultivated in an environmentally friendly manner and are not irrigated artificially.

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