The winery, which operates as a hotel and wellness spa, includes a 172 seat restaurant with private dining rooms and outdoor terrace. Here you can enjoy a view of the sleepy hillside town Elciego and the chunky Sans Andres Church on the one, and the sloping vineyards on the other.
Fiscal itself was founded in1860 by Don Camilo Hurtado de Amézaga, who was later granted the title of Marqués de Riscal. He was originally a Spanish journalist who left his mark on Spanish winemaking by promptly breaking away from the local Tempranillo varieties to introduce Bordeaux vines French blending techniques an oak ageing. In 1973, Riscal was the first cellar to introduce the Denomination de Origen Rueda, from which it produced its famed whites.
© Photo: Marques de Riscal