Headquarters of the Regulatory Council for the Denomination of Origin Bierzo Headquarters of the Regulatory Council for the Denomination of Origin Bierzo

History

The Regulator Board was born from the initiative of winemakers and vine growers from The Bierzo. It was the time, after centuries of history in wine culture, when the economic importance of the industry and the need for regulation made ​​necessary the presence of an institution towards to promote the quality and marketing of Bierzo's wines.

The Bierzo Designation of Origin was recognized provisionally on June 3, 1988, and were appointed the provisional Regulatory Council on October 3, 1988. 

Subsequently, on November 11, 1989, The Bierzo Designation of Origin was recognized and the Regulations of The Bierzo Designation of Origin and its Regulator Board were approved on December 12, 1989, by Order of the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación.

The Bierzo Designation of Origin Regulator Board is responsible for monitoring compliance with its rules, which stipulate, among others, the viticulture, elaboration process and marketing of The Bierzo Designation of Origin's wines.