* Bodegas O Ventosela is a family firm that was born in 1980 in A Grova (Ourense), when Juan Miguez Montero decides to develop and market his own wine from the knowledge accumulated during a lifetime in contact with the sector. In that winery born O Ventosela, name of the town of Juan, and Viña Leiriña, which takes its name from a small vineyard in Carballeda de Avia. Later on, the Gran Leiriña will be launched, the proud brand of the winery. In 2006, an important modernization plan was undertaken, which includes the construction of the modern facilities of Ponte San Clodio, Leiro, where the firm is currently located.
The distillery of Bodegas O Ventosela emerges as a continuation of the grape harvesting cycle, with the desire to reinterpret, with modern production techniques, the traditional recipes of Galician spirits and liqueurs. In a module other than the winery, they use the bagasse from the ribeiro grapes to make pomace brandy, in two copper stills with the steam drag system. In this brandy macerate the liquors of coffee, herbs and cream of marc.
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