Quality, sustainability and tradition. Under these three great pillars, Bodega Murga was born, a project that saw the light of day on the grounds of the historic and mythical Hacienda Murga. The vineyards and the winery are located in the very heart of the Pisco Valley, in the Humay district, about 25 kilometers from the sea. This valley has a foothills to the north, and dunes with beautiful oases to the south. At the height of Murga, the valley is 4 kilometers wide. The Pisco River crosses this valley, rising at the height of Huaytará, and flowing into the sea, between the area where the Caucato Hacienda was formerly and the current city of Pisco. This same river bathes the north side of the project fields. The soils of the valley, at the height of Murga, are sandy loam, with a noticeable presence of medium and small stones.

The lands of the valley have been cultivated since ancient times, having found remains of the Paracas culture in nearby areas such as Tambo Colorado, which was continuously occupied since early times. Through this place, precisely, the Qapaq Ñan or Inca Trail passed, which went from Vilcashuamán to the sea. The pre-Hispanic inhabitants of the area began to call the entire valley Pisco due to the abundance and variety of birds that can still be seen today. Later, with the arrival of the Spanish, the valley was considered as one of the options to establish the capital there, in the area known as Lima la Vieja, very close to the project. For those first years of the colony, the cultivation of vines and olive trees began.

It is not until 1890 that the Bellido family acquired the property to take over the reins of the hacienda; a task that has been maintained uninterruptedly, decade after decade, passing from generation to generation, up to the present day.

A fact that marks the history of the vineyard is that, in addition to planting in its valleys, in the desert of Pisco it was planted in holes, an action that reminded the Spaniards of the similar customs of their country. This is how the original name of some parcels of the old Murga Hacienda was 'Hoyas de Murga', which, over the years, was transformed into 'Joyas de Murga', a name that was taken as a brand for the wines.

After a conversation between friends, this project arose that materialized shortly after with the planting of the first hectares, with vines of the following pisco vines: Albilla, Italia, Negra Criolla and Quebranta.

In 2017 and with the help of Alberto Di Laura, the first distillation test was carried out, on a small scale, and it was noted that the distillate produced was of excellent quality. A year later, the idea of ​​making wine from the same pisco vines planted under a chemical-free winemaking process arose.

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