Bodegas Protos. I+D, Investigación y desarrollo

Research & Development: Protos innovates.

Getting deeply committed to research is one of the Bodegas Protos’ defining features. Furthermore, the combination of research, development and innovation (R+D+I) has helped build the leading position we have today in this field,not only in the Ribera del Duero area but also all across Spanish wine and vine-growing sector.

In keeping with the company motto of Ser primero ("Being First"), we have been continuously dedicated since 1927, the winery’s founding year, to improving and discovering new technologies for wine making.

Nowadays our technical team, made up by a dozen of oenologists, engineers and chemists, combine expertise and youth. This, together with a total of 3.4 million Euros being invested since 2007 to present, is the firm basis for a continued progress towards finding new ways to fulfil always a single aim: an ongoing improvement to make the best wine.

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17 | 06 | 2010

PROTOS DEVELOPS A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS


PROTOS works with the Department of Agriculture of the local government in a project that allows to have controlled the vineyards

Keeping its philosophy of “being first", PROTOS continues to promote innovation through Cartosat project. This is a collaborative project with the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock of the Junta de Castilla y León, through the Agricultural Technology Institute which has introduced a system of inspections of the vineyards controlled by Bodegas PROTOS.

This management system based on mobile computers that are connected to digital mapping and satellite positioning equipment GPS, enables you to collect any data agronomic measurement surfaces associated photo management crops and any other geographical feature that helps a better planning and monitoring of plantations and, ultimately, the wine production.

The project aims Cartosat, which Protos has invested heavily economic and human resources, is the pooling of experience that can be obtained as a result of applying technology to modern management systems in Castilla y Leon wine farms. In this case, PROTOS offers an ideal area to develop and hone this technology.

With this work, PROTOS enables easy maintenance of the database plantation while the field can collect data for the control of crops, quality control and performance tests in order to further develop its unique wines, exceptional with personality.





08 | 05 | 2012

PROTOS HAS THE BEST VERDEJO GRAPES CLONES SELECTIONS IN ITS VINEYARDS

PROTOS HAS THE BEST VERDEJO GRAPES CLONES SELECTIONS IN ITS VINEYARDS

Bodegas Protos remains loyal to its claim SER PRIMERO (Being First). Lookin for excellence in the production of their Verdejo wine, their vineyards have the better clonal selections of the native grape, Verdejo.

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07 | 02 | 2012

PROTOS STARTS WORKING WITH JOAQUIN COSTA CARIÑENA INSTITUTE IN AN ON LINE WINE REVITALIZATION PROJECT

PROTOS STARTS WORKING WITH JOAQUIN COSTA CARIÑENA INSTITUTE IN AN ON LINE WINE REVITALIZATION PROJECT
The purpose of this study is to promote viticulture in all types of users who have Internet access. This is an important advance that will allow the vast majority of people have free access to the world of wine, one of the most important economic pillars of our country. This institution, since 1996, offers vocational training in the field of viticulture promotes currently an online project that ...
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23 | 01 | 2012

PROTOS REACHES FIRST TOTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF BARRELS

PROTOS REACHES FIRST TOTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF BARRELS
The main distinguishing feature of this study is that for the first time, it‘s included up to 46 different types of barrels per year, from the usual French and American oak to the more diverse from Romania and Hungary. It is well known that a great aromatic potential of grapes and taste are a necessary but not sufficient to achieve a great wine. This is also the result of a complex chain ...
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