Monday, February 22, 2010


In the first third of the twentieth century, a group of winegrowers in the area between Victor Fernandez who was surrendered to the reconstruction of vineyards, although their efforts were to fail, because then premium placed on quantity over quality , and different varieties of native Godello, but of lower quality, quantitative performance had improved, especially in these lands are a medium-low fertility.

At present, factors related to quality have taken a preferential protagonimo, making possible the provision of necessary investments for the conversion of vineyards and the necessary technological improvements in winemaking. It is precisely Victor Fernandez, who founded the first winery, which after two generations, now called Viña Somoza Bodegas y viñedos, S.L.

This winery is active in A Rúa de Valdeorras, currently taking the most important technical advances of last generation, both grape sorting (sorting tables) and wine (gently pressed pneumatic presses, stainless steel tanks with decanters and destinations of French oak lands filters, micro filtration equipment, bottling, labeling, laboratory, etc).

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