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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Rioja

The Proust Q&A: Alvaro Palacios

The Spanish wine pioneer on his dreams of being a bullfighter, splashing out on fine wine and drinking DRC with Paco de Lucía.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Paternina sells historic brand and cellars

Bodegas Muriel has announced its purchase of fellow Rioja producer Paternina’s winery in Ollauri, together with the building’s stocks and flagship Conde de los Andes brand.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Palacios to release ‘game changing’ Rioja

Pioneering Spanish winemaker Alvaro Palacios is to release a “game changing” single vineyard Rioja onto the market next year.

Friday, March 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Spain becomes world’s biggest wine producer

Spain’s wine production surged by 41% last year overtaking both France and Italy to become the world’s biggest producer.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Christian Barré: Restless in Rioja

Christian Barré, of Pernod Ricard Winemakers Spain, explains why Campo Viejo is such a success story and his luxury ambitions for the Ysios brand.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Two honoured for outstanding contribution to Spanish wine

Two personalities were honoured last night for their “outstanding contribution to Spanish wine” at an annual dinner for the Gran Orden de Caballeros del Vino.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 largest Rioja markets

Sales of Rioja reached an all-time high in 2013, but which countries are fuelling the thirst for the Spanish wine?

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Major Rioja brand makes move into Rueda

Renowned Rioja-based producer Marqués de Cáceres has bought 125 hectares of vineyards in Rueda and plans to build a winery in the region.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Barrel ageing: The key to Rioja’s success?

French? American? Or both? Drop into any Rioja producer’s cellar and it would seem every winery is hedging its bets.

Monday, February 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Rioja sees record-breaking sales in 2013

Sales of Rioja reached 277 million litres in 2013, surpassing its previous record set before the global economic downturn.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

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