Marques de Riscal history
Foundation of Marqués de Riscal by Mr. Guillermo Hurtado de Amézaga in 1858. The birth of a dream.
Marqués de Riscal bottled its first wines in 1862, in just five years the first prizes will arrive. It is the oldest bottled wine in Rioja.
In 1883 the winery was expanded and the building known as "El Palomar" was built.
Marqués de Riscal is the first non-French wine to obtain the Diploma of Honor from the Bordeaux Exhibition in 1895. This diploma is added to the wine label.