Viñedos del Contino was created by Cvne and the family owners of the state in 1973, establishing the “château” concept in the Rioja region. Contino is located in an old stately home surrounded by 62 ha of vineyards in a bend of the Rio Ebro in Laserna, Alavese Rioja wine - making region.
Viñedos del Contino was founded in 1973 by CVNE and the family that owns the estate, creating the first "Chateau" winery in La Rioja. The farm is established around a house about 200 years old, on some cellars that date back to the sixteenth century. The wines are made exclusively from strains from the 62 hectares of the San Rafael farm, located in a meander of the Ebro in Laserna, municipality of Laguardia in the Rioja Alavesa wine region.