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Country of Origin: Spain
People: Schenk Family, Owners | Juan José Muñoz, Winemaker
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Bodegas Murviedro was founded in Valencia in 1927 as the Spanish subsidiary of the Swiss Schenk Group. Bodegas Schenk was founded in 1893 in Switzerland. Today, more than 125 years later, the company remains in the hands of the same family. The firm is one of the largest wine growing and making companies on a European level with companies in France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Benelux, and the United Kingdom.
Bodegas Murviedro is one of the most important wineries in Valencia. They have access to a wide range of both indigenous and international varieties, and produce a broad portfolio of wine styles. The company's philosophy is based on combining modern winemaking techniques with grapes from the regional vineyards to meet the highest international quality standards, while maintain their Spanish character and originality.
About the Winemaker: Juan José Muñoz is the winemaker for Murviedro, however he is also a qualified farming engineer. His combined years of winemaking allows him to work hand in hand with the growers and ensures he gets the grapes he wants for the wines he wants to create! Juan has worked as an oenologist internationally in Bordeaux, Australia, and Chile. Then in Spain for Abengibre and Funtealbilla, in La Manchuela, but also for the footballer Andres Iniesta's winery. He joined Bodegas Murviedro in 2016.