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Historia - Cuna de Tierra


The story of Cuna de Tierra is about friendship and passion for wine.

Since Don Juan Manchón arrived in Dolores Hidalgo and dedicated himself to propagating the vine, he struck up a friendship with Don Ignacio Vega and they began the journey of planting  vines on our land. Later, Don Juan's son decided to become a winemaker and with the purpose  of doing  came to his  Return,  it was planted  table II with different varieties that today constitute a great value for the wines that our winemaker produces.

At the beginning of the nineties, with the advice of Eduardo Madero and Joaquín  Madero, both doctors in viticulture from the University of Montpellier, planted the first vines of French varieties suggested by them. Today we continue to count on your valuable and unconditional support.

Bodegas Vega Manchon  began its first vinification in 2005, with vines that were already more than fifteen years old. The first commercial wines were made in 2008  and in  In 2010, the “Cuna de Tierra Bicentenario” label was created exclusively for Palacio de Hierro, with “Cuna de Tierra” and “Pago de Vega” going on sale.

Since then the quality has been increasing thanks to the traditional way of caring for the vineyard.  and make the wine. A vocation for study and constant experimentation has been defining the differentiating characteristics of Cuna de Tierra, in what has been forming a boutique vineyard of more than 30 hectares where numerous varieties are grown.  viniferous and wild for grafting foot. We currently produce six red wines and one white.

In 2013, the new vinification and visitor services facilities were completed, designed by the architects Ignacio Urquiza Seoane and Bernardo Quinzaños Oria and awarded a silver medal at the 1st Mexico City Architecture Biennial, named Icon of Design. Mexican by Architectural Digest magazine and obtaining a silver medal at the XIII Biennial of Mexican Architecture 2014.

In March 2014, the Guanajuato Grape and Wine Association was formed at the initiative of the Secretary of Tourism of Guanajuato Fernando Olivera Rocha,  made up of representatives from the municipalities of Dolores Hidalgo, San Miguel de Allende, Comonfort and San Felipe,  chaired by Cuna de Tierra, in order to give life to the Valle de la Independencia wine route, stimulating the progress of people and wine tourism. Other  purpose of this association is to achieve excellence  of Guanajuato wines.

We are currently continuing to introduce new grape varieties, among which the Portuguese, Italian and French stand out, with the intention of  Evaluate those that best adapt to the terroir.

Harvesting the recognition that important international awards give us, we seek to share the passion and affection for viticulture, the land that saw the birth of our Independence and its people.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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