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Strolling through the 700 hectares of the estate in which Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine is located is to travel more than 900 years of history that began in the 12th century, when the monks lived in the abbey that today gives its name to our hotel and our winery. Be informed about all the curiosities that are behind the walls and vineyards of this historical legacy through our logbook.

Live the harvest like never before

The harvest is under way in many Spanish regions, but the continental climate of the Duero dictates that ours will have to wait until late September. If you have no plans for those dates, we recommend a unique experience to enjoy with family or friends.  Harvest time...

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We love our birds!

At Abadía Retuerta, we are interested in countless aspects concerning our estate: history, culture, architecture, crops... And, of course, its flora and fauna. In fact, our latest initiative is a bird guidebook featuring the most representative species living on our...

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Bringing back the monks’s vegetable garden

Is it possible to recover the flavours of the vegetables that were grown in Abadía Retuerta over eight centuries ago? This is the purpose of our new vegetable garden, planted in the same spot where the monks who inhabited this place in the 12th century had theirs. The...

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Gewürztraminer – the estate’s “secret” wine

Officially Abadía Retuerta produces only one white wine —one which makes us particularly proud. But backstage, the experimental creations of Ángel Anocíbar, our winemaker, also include new wines. This summer we encourage you to try the GW 2018 from the Winemaker's...

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The 2019 vintage is going well

No vintage is the same as the previous one. There are an infinite number of factors and conditions that have an impact on the quality and characteristics of the grapes we harvest each year. Luckily, our winemaker Ángel Anocíbar knows the area like the back of his...

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Learning about wine with The Terruño Academy

Last year, Abadía Retuerta launched The Terruño Academy. It is aimed at professionals, but the basic contents of this training programme are perfectly understandable for any consumer who wants to enjoy a glass of wine. One of the recurrent challenges of wine is that...

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A very special wedding

There are a thousand ways to plan a wedding and a thousand places to tie the knot, but thanks to its rich heritage, Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine can pride itself on being an extraordinary setting, with a wealth of spaces and ambiences, and capable of bringing together...

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This is how our last Vendimia Solidaria was made

We present in images the "making of" of our Vendimia Solidaria, the wine we have been producing since 2014 to help people or groups at risk of social exclusion. It is the youngest, most approachable and fruity of all the wines we make at Abadía Retuerta. The 2018...

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A private tour of the spa

Do not miss the two short videos that will take you on a tour of our spa. In the first, you can see the different areas that are part of this wellbeing space, while in the second we give a detailed explanation of our star service: the Spa Sommelier. For Catia Fonseca,...

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The Duero, a river of wine

From its birth in the Picos de Urbión mountains to its outlet in Porto, the river Duero has shaped the landscape of more than a dozen wine-growing regions in Spain and Portugal, and specially our own Abadía Retuerta estate. The name Abadía Retuerta derives from the...

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Our first release of 2019: a late harvest wine

The date is not mistaken, far from it. On January 11th we picked the grapes for our Vendimia Tardía, a sweet wine that is part of the range Abadía Retuerta Winemaker’s Collection. We have been making it since 1999, in years when the conditions are right for it. The...

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A miniature Abadía Retuerta LeDomaine

Our new series of models are a reflection of the current dimensions of the abbey after the expansion of the hotel and spa. Behind them lie a formidable work of craftsmanship whose origin, coincidentally, is also related to a monastery. In addition to their beauty and...

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