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Friday 29 July 2016 loc: GB

Rioja

The week in pictures

Rock icon Roger Daltrey of The Who was in town to launch his limited edition Champagne this week, while db pondered the Polo over a glass of Louis Roederer.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Liberty bolsters Spanish range

Liberty Wines has added Rioja winery El Coto de Rioja to its portfolio, taking over distribution from Cockburn & Campbell.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

10 of the world’s best wine trails

Charting ten of the best wine trails in the world to meander through.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 2 Comments »

Vega Sicilia moves base to London

Revered Ribera del Duero estate Vega Sicilia, producer of arguably one of Spain’s top fine wines, has moved its base to London.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

FEV to host Spanish Pavilion at Vinexpo HK

The Spanish Wine Federation (Federación Española del Vino, FEV) is to host a Spanish Pavilion, from which it will present wines from more than 30 different Spanish PDOs, at this month’s Vinexpo Hong Kong.

Friday, May 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Rioja Masters 2015: the results

With its endlessly varying range of styles Rioja is an increasingly difficult category to define. But as the results of our Masters competition reveal, some classic Riojan characteristics still sing out.

Monday, April 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Spanish wine: barrel ageing or terroir?

While a war in Spain rages between the country’s winemakers and their consejos, we ask some of the trade’s leading figures for their thoughts on the terroir vs. barrel ageing debate.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 2 Comments »

Rioja Consejo set to change its rules

The governing body of Rioja will soon change its stance on labelling, allowing for village names to appear on the front, according to a producer in the region.

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 No Comments »

The battle for Spanish terroir

As a determined band of Spain’s top terroir-focused winemakers continues to win support for its cause, the country’s consejos face a choice: do they resist, or do they adapt?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 4 Comments »

Rioja producer takes txokos on UK tour

Rioja producer Bodegas Beronia is to embark on a UK tour to educate Brits about the Basque gastronomic societies known as txokos.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 No Comments »

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