Bodega Rioja Marques de Terán

Research, Development & Innovation

Since its launch, Bodegas Marqués de Terán de Ollauri has always opted for Research, Development and Innovation (R + D + i) as a fundamental support to increase the quality of its dishes. This constant investment in R + D + i is one of its hallmarks and is present throughout the winemaking process.

Nave de depósitos en Bodegas Regalía de Ollauri - La Rioja

To encourage the development of research projects, the winery has its own department works in partnership with agencies such as the Government of La Rioja and the Center for Industrial Technological Development (CDTI). As a reward for this research effort, Bodegas Marqués de Terán has won the Innovation Award of the Government of La Rioja 2007 for "successfully integrate tradition, innovation and sustainable development."

Logos I+D+i de Bodegas Regalía de Ollauri

The Winery is certified under ISO 22000 Food Safety Management and ISO 9001 Quality Management. It also has certifications in Technical Standards BRC (British Retail Consortium) and IFS (International Food Standard), ensuring product safety in exports and efficiency at all stages of the supply chain. Besides obtaining the four certificates simultaneously, these were achieved in less than one year. Record time demonstrating their ability to adapt and even exceed market demands.




OllauriBriones was Ollauri village until the eighteenth century, when it gained independence as a municipality. Its urban area is one of the most beautiful in the region and in the streets the palaces in stone on two floors. In their facades look balconies with large hollow and coats of arms decorate these buildings. The parish church was built in the second half of the sixteenth century, its tower a century later. Above the town, and using the slope of the barks, arise tuferas or vents of the wineries are found underground. Some of these buildings date back to the Middle Ages. Others have a past Centennial and maintain the quality of the wines due to its constant temperature and constant humidity.

Our Wineyard

Sheltering tradition from modernity, moving to the future while maintaining the values of a hundred year-old history, discovering new ways of reflecting our essence these are the best tools to ensure that our dream remains alive.


To offer an exquisite treatment of the raw material. This is our philosophy, during the entire year; grapes are handled with care and always under the supervision of the Technical Department of the winery.

In addition, Marqués de Terán controls 80 hectares of vineyards, most of which are located in this municipality of Rioja Alta, the site climate is exceptional due to, on one hand, the singular geography and orientation of the vines and on the other hand, the surrounding climates Mediterranean and Atlantic climates are combined harmoniously creating a suitable climatic site for growing grapes. The vines are quite old and produce low yields, thereby providing top-quality grapes. Marqués de Terán uses the typical grape varieties from the Rioja wine region in order to produce the best wines. These are: Tempranillo, Garnacha, and Mazuelo, but the Tempranillo grape is always the predominant variety.


The differentiation is also present in the way of working the vineyard. Therefore, months before the harvest vines are lighten, throwing the required amount of grapes needed to increase the strength of the vine and so that the quality and the production of the crops is reached at its highest point.
Once the harvest has come, the total production -550,000 kilograms- is picked manually and the grapes are placed in 17 kilograms boxes to avoid crush. The Grapes arrive at the winery in less than 3 hours since its collection. In this way, the fruit, freshly collected from the strain, comes to Marqués de Terán in the best conditions, avoiding crushing.

The Winery

The Bodega is located on a hill in the highest part of the town. It is a real balcony with views of the Ebro Valley and the Sierra de Cantabria, the Sierra of La Demanda and Ollauri and its vineyards.

Its structure perfectly integrates with the landscape, following the traditional construction of the vineyards' area that presides over the high part of Ollauri, a mound whose slopes have traditionally been used to excavate its characteristic depths.

Vista panorámica de Bodegas Regalía de Ollauri - Rioja

The architecture of the building has been conceived for a Bodega whose production system is the most avant-garde in La Rioja and one of the most advanced in the world. For this purpose, 80% of its surface is under the hill to make the most use of gravity for the reception and transport of the grape. The commitment to quality and technology is maximum.


Where we are

  • Marqués de Terán
    Crta. Najera Km.1 - 26220 Ollauri
    La Rioja
  • Tel.: +34 941 338 373

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