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Monday 27 April 2015

Rioja

Spanish Chamber in HK hosts La Feria bash

It’s time to dust off those castanets and tuck into chorizo and churros this weekend as Le Feria dances into Hong Kong.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Synesthete creates the ‘sound’ of Rioja

A synesthete able to hear tastes and taste sounds has created a composition of what he believes the notes found in Campo Viejo Rioja sound like.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 modern wine drinker stereotypes

From Rioja lovers to Champagne quaffers, the drinks business has compiled these portraits of 10 modern consumers based on their wine preference.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 1 Comment »

db Eats: Morada Brindisa Asador

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to Brindisa’s newest addition in Soho to feast on chorizo fritters, suckling pig and aged manchego.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

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