It’s time to dust off those castanets and tuck into chorizo and churros this weekend as Le Feria dances into Hong Kong.
A synesthete able to hear tastes and taste sounds has created a composition of what he believes the notes found in Rioja sound like.
From Rioja lovers to Champagne quaffers, the drinks business has compiled these portraits of 10 modern consumers based on their wine preference.
db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to Brindisa’s newest addition in Soho to feast on chorizo fritters, suckling pig and aged manchego.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
José Madrazo, a driving force in Rioja and co-founder of single estate bodega Contino in Rioja Alavesa, has died aged 79.
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