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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Riesling, Super Tuscans and old Rioja have been leading the way in Hong Kong for fine wine merchant Armit recently.
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