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Saturday 28 March 2015

Rioja

Rolland and Galarreta go organic in La Mancha

Winemaker Michel Rolland and Spanish entrepreneur Javier Galarreta have collaborated to launch an organic wine from La Mancha under the newly-unveiled Rolland Galarreta brand.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

Focus on sub-regions key to Rioja success

A vague understanding of Rioja as a region and use of “Rioja” as a blanket term for its wines is holding it back, says the export manager for Europe at Marqués de Cáceres.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Rioja toasts record sales

The UK played a major role in helping Rioja to achieve record sales of 281 million litres in 2014, according to the region’s Consejo Regulador.

Friday, February 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Rioja comes out fighting in 2015

This year will see Wines from Rioja introduce “two high-impact programmes of activity” that the region hopes will reinforce its position in the UK.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Rioja pioneer José Madrazo dies

José Madrazo, a driving force in Rioja and co-founder of single estate bodega Contino in Rioja Alavesa, has died aged 79.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 winemakers to watch in Spain

Passing the torch is a sacred act – never more so than between winemakers. Here, Lucy Shaw meets the vignerons taking the reins from Spain’s famous figures.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Rioja Masters 2014: The medalists

We reveal the medalists in The Drinks Business Rioja Masters 2014, a region that has the scope, accessibility and innovation to tick nearly every box.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 19 Rioja Masters wines

As the deadline for entering the drinks business Rioja Masters 2014 draws close, we take a look at the best wines from last year’s competition.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

2014 harvest: Europe at a glance

As Europe brings its 2014 harvest to a close, few of the key wine regions appear to have escaped the unsettled weather conditions that look set to characterise this vintage.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

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