1928 With the death of Félix Chivite, the name of the bodega is changed to “Viuda de Félix Chivite” [Widow of Félix Chivite”] and subsequently “Hijos de Félix Chivite” [Sons of Félix Chivite”].

1930 Julián Chivite, youngest of Félix Chivite sons, assumes responsibility for the family business.  During this period, Spain was immersed in the Spanish Civil War, with the post-war period followed by World War II. Throughout all of this period, exporting required agreements between several governments and export quotas were enforced on Spanish goods. The bodega is given the number 220 by the General Registry of Exporters. 


1948 Bodegas Chivite begins a process of renewal with the firm conviction that the future of wines in Spain and the rest of the world lies in quality. 

1967 Foundation of the Navarra Wine Regulatory Council. Julián Chivite is a founding member.

1975 The label Gran Feudo is launched on the market. 

1985 The range Colección 125 is introduced in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the first exportation of Bodegas Chivite wine. 


1988 The renewal process continues with the implementation of the latest processes of wine-making. Simultaneously, the company acquires the land currently known as Señorío de Arínzano in the north of Navarre.

1998 Bodegas Chivite is a founding member of the Foundation for Wine Culture, bringing together the oldest and most prestigious wine-makers in Spain. The Bodega expands into the D.O. Rioja region with the acquisition of Viña Salceda in Elciego.

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