Systematic layout planning of wineries: The case of Rioja region (Spain)

  1. Gómez, J. 3
  2. Tascón, A. 1
  3. Ayuga, F. 2
  1. 1 Universidad de La Rioja

    Universidad de La Rioja

    Logroño, España


  2. 2 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

    Madrid, España


  3. 3 Faber 1900, Logroño, Spain
Journal of Agricultural Engineering

ISSN: 1974-7071

Year of publication: 2018

Volume: 49

Issue: 1

Pages: 34-41

Type: Article

DOI: 10.4081/JAE.2018.778 SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-85045187848 GOOGLE SCHOLAR

More publications in: Journal of Agricultural Engineering

Institutional repository: lock_openOpen access editor


Cited by

  • Scopus Cited by: 10 (07-05-2023)
  • Web of Science Cited by: 7 (05-06-2023)
  • Dimensions Cited by: 10 (30-03-2023)

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2018
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.524
  • Best Quartile: Q2
  • Area: Bioengineering Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 72/210
  • Area: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 102/678
  • Area: Mechanical Engineering Quartile: Q2 Rank in area: 215/1075

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2018
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 2.5
  • Area: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Percentile: 71
  • Area: Mechanical Engineering Percentile: 63
  • Area: Bioengineering Percentile: 38

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2018
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.33
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 10/16


(Data updated as of 30-03-2023)
  • Total citations: 10
  • Recent citations: 8
  • Field Citation Ratio (FCR): 4.59


Winery design can be very varied - the consequence of different influences acting at different times of construction. Unlike the designs of other food industries, those of wineries are commonly influenced by aesthetics - sometimes to potentiate wine tourism, and sometimes to safeguard the agricultural landscape of which they are part. However, the functionality of the production space cannot be ignored; the efficient distribution of space in a winery contributes towards both economic and environmental sustainability - two requisites of an ever more demanding and competitive market. The present work gathers qualitative and quantitative information on the design of industrial wineries in Spain’s Rioja winemaking region. Different classes of winery are identified and, using the systematic layout planning method, several type layouts proposed. With the necessary adaptations made to suit particular circumstances, these could be used to guide future winery design in the same and other winemaking areas. © J. Gómez et al., 2018.