HISTORY

Wheat, Olive and vine crops are characteristic of the Mediterranean cultures, settled on the shores of the Mediterranean sea. 

There are indications which show an active wine trade in the second century BC. 

Romans, Visigoths and Arabs organized agricultural resources of the area and it is about 1120, in time of the reconquest of Alfonso the Battler, when the cultivation of the vine begins to take on real significance. 

But it was from the fifteenth century, at the beginning of relations between Ainzón and Veruela Cistercian monastery, when the base for what is now the “Campo de Borja”, as one of the most qualified Designations of Origin in Spain, was settled.

Winery history

Despite the plague of phylloxera that occurred in the second half of the nineteenth century, Ainzón vineyards, which were previously protected by the monks of the Monastery of Veruela, became again managed by farmers due to the Confiscation of 1835. 

This fact gave rise to a strength of grape growing and became one of the main livelihoods of the inhabitants of Ainzón which flowed over the years in the foundation of our winery.

Our past

In 1956 growers in the municipalities of Ainzón, Bureta,Vera de Moncayo and Albeta associated and founded “Crianzas y Viñedos Santo Cristo, Sociedad Cooperativa” (“Ageing and Vineyards Santo Cristo, Cooperative Society”). 

Since its beginning, the winery has been a pioneer in the development of quality bottled wines. 

In 1978 the DO “Campo de Borja” Regulation tasks started in order to provide this area with the recognition of not only the efforts of winegrowers, but also its wine quality. It was in 1980 when the designation of origin for wines from “Campo de Borja” was finally granted.

Our present

The investments made in recent years have provided the cellar technology and capabilities needed to produce high quality wines. Wines are becoming well acknowledged both domestically and internationally. 

Some successes came true due to the professional skills of our growers, managers, winemakers, commercial, administrative and warehouse operators, without neglecting the efficient work of our importers and distributors. All of them have the initiative to lead us to launch new products and designs, in order to be active driver agents in our environment, more than to adapt ourselves to a dynamic setting.   Our “Flor de Añón” range, marked by a free and easy modern design, is a proof of that by including in 2014 a Verdejo wine, what makes us the only Aragonese winery that grow, bottle and trade their own Verdejo wine, as well as by incorporating an Organic 100% Grenache wine.

A large family who puts all his knowledge and experience to the fruit of a vineyard of high quality.

Our future

Our warehouse is undergoing a process of continued growth. Excellent value for money of our wines enables a sustained increase in our sales worldwide and this forces us to face the future with the philosophy of continuous updating of our facilities and human resources in order to maintain and improve our services in quality and service.  The delectability of our wines is widely acknowledge by our customers in all tasting sessions and selections carried out in our premises.  Likewise our wines, winemaking and bottling processes quality, as well as, after all, how we deliver service and work represent not only a continuous and dynamic challenge, but also a engagement to be part of ourselves.  All that without neglecting the commitment of our organisation on the compliance with provisions and legal and health issues, that allow us make safe and legal products, for its implementation in containers (bottles, packaging) in direct contact with beverages, assuming our liabilities.