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Heritage

Authors of the best premium and ultra-premium Spanish wine.

25 years turning excellence into wine

We are Araex Grands. Producers, authors, distributors, exporters and owners.
We are a business group with a global perspective and a solid track record.
We are the ones who bring the extraordinary product of our land, Spanish wine, to the world.

The meeting between Traditional Viticulture and unique collections.

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We have a unique point of view that is born from years of expertise and know-how, from our dedication and care to every aspect of the winemaking process, from our vineyards and from our deep respect for the land: our origin and the beginning of everything. how much we do

We share with the world the great treasure that is Spanish Premium wine, selecting the best and most special wines of our heritage and discovering them internationally.

History

1993

Our roots

For Javier Ruiz de Galarreta, wine is pleasure and culture. It is for this reason that, in 1993, the businessman from Alava decided to create ties with several wineries in Rioja Alavesa (one of the three regions that make up the Rioja Qualified Designation of Origin) with the aim of revealing to the world the most excellent wines of his land. . This is how Araex Grands was born.

2001

A year of success

For Javier Ruiz de Galarreta, wine is pleasure and culture. It is for this reason that, in 1993, the businessman from Alava decided to create ties with several wineries in Rioja Alavesa (one of the three regions that make up the Rioja Qualified Designation of Origin) with the aim of revealing to the world the most excellent wines of his land. . This is how Araex Grands was born.

2009

Distinctions

In 2009, the Araex Grands group was recognized as the best company in Spain with the Mercados del vino y la Distribución award.

2010

Innovation and sustainability

In 2009, the Araex Grands group was recognized as the best company in Spain with the Mercados del vino y la Distribución award.

2011

International presence

The importance of Araex is based on figures: in 2011 the Araex group exported 21.6% of all wines from Rioja Alavesa.

2013

New products

In 2013, Araex reinforces its delicate catalog of Premium wines with the launch of new product lines such as the international brand Rolland Gallarreta, Cava Villa Conchi and Gran Sello “Vinos de la Tierra”. All of them, extraordinary pieces that enhance the group’s portfolio.

2021

Three decades of leadership

Today, with nearly 30 years of experience, Araex Grands has become the leading Spanish group of independent winegrowers and wineries and an internationally recognized brand with more than 23 wineries in the 14 most prestigious DOs in the country and with sales of 11 million bottles distributed in more than 70 countries.