I Conference on the recovery of minority varieties of Castilla y León

June 24, 2020. Aranda de Duero. Program of the I Conference of Recovery of Minority Varieties of Castilla y León held in the winery Territorio Luthier.


11.00 h. Arrival and welcome at the winery

11.15 h. Visit to the vineyard of minority varieties located next to the winery.

The vineyard of the Territorio Luthier winery was planted in April 2020. There are 1800 vines of the varieties mandón, tinto jeromo, puesta en cruz and gajo arroba.

12.00 h. Beginning of the discussion

  • Different projects for the recovery of minority varieties in Spain.
  • Commercial wines produced with these varieties
  • Adaptation of varieties to climate change, can they be more useful now?
  • Characteristics of the varieties of Castilla y León
  • Problems in the commercialization of wines from minority varieties.

12.30 h. Tasting of wines from minority varieties.

Wines from Castilla y León produced by microvinifications within the FEADER project of ITACyL: “Characterization and agronomic and enological development of new wines from minority grape varieties (Vitis vinifera L.) of Castilla y León”. The wines correspond to the 2019 campaign and are of the varieties Tinto Jeromo, Gajo Arroba, Mandón, Puesta en Cruz, Rufete serrano blanco and bruñal among others.

Wines from the winery El Hato and Garabato de los Arribes.

13.00 h. Connection with the winery El Hato and the Garabato de los Arribes.

Liliana Fernández and José Manuel Beneitez

13.30 h. Connection with Instagram Live (30min).

Questions from fans of the subject.

14.00 h. Lunch at the winery


José Antonio Rubio Cano. Head of the Woody and Horticultural Crops Unit, Agricultural Research Area. Agricultural Research Area. Subdirecc. of Research and Technology. Agrarian Technological Institute of Castilla y León

Enrique Barajas. Ph.D. Agronomist Engineer. Unit of Woody and Horticultural Crops. ITACyL.

César Arranz Hernández. Winemaker. Winery 3 Ases-D.O. Ribera del Duero.

Silvia Fernández. Communication Department. Winery 3 Ases-D.O. Ribera del Duero.

Juan Carlos Sancha. Winemaker. Juan Carlos Sancha Winery. D.O.C. Rioja

Isaac Esteban. Agricultural engineer. Viticulture technician. LA NOGUERA VITICULTURA, S.L.

Jesús Madrazo. Winemaker. Winery Territorio Luthier D.O. Ribera del Duero.

Fernando Ortiz. Winemaker. Territorio Luthier Winery, D.O. Ribera del Duero.

Aurora Lázaro. Specialized journalist. SCRIBO COMMUNICATION. Aranda de Duero