The history of Bodegas Fernando Castro goes back to 1850, when on his property in Santa Cruz de Mudela (Ciudad Real – Spain), the Castro family elaborated white and red wines with grapes from their vineyards. These wines were produced with traditional methods of the area.
But it was not until a few years later, when Juan Manuel Castro Corridor began selling the wines. The construction of the railway in 1861 represents an important step forward. In 1895, the wines of Bodegas Bodegas Fernando Castro crossing new frontiers, beginning itself to market in Madrid, famous through "Wine Train".
A few years later, the success exceeded expectations: in a short time, the cellar began to export to Philippines, Cuba and Central America, through the Port of Cadiz, and the winery experienced a great growth. Facilities were expanded and production increased.
The effort and good work has been the engine of the family, making Bodegas Fernando Castro in one of the major exponents of Designation of Origin Valdepeñas.