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Friday 1 August 2014

Rioja

Americans drive gran reserva Rioja sales

American consumers have developed a thirst for gran reserva Rioja and are helping to drive sales of the style according to one of the region’s historic estates.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

db’s wines of the week

db’s man about Hong Kong, Rupert Millar, rounds up some of the best wines tasted while out and about in the city lately.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Thousands soaked in wine at Rioja festival

Up to 10,000 revellers descended on the Spanish town of Haro this week to soak each other in red wine in a colourful celebration of its heritage.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian press

An underrated vintage from a first growth, a “value for money” New Zealand Pinot Gris, Coconut Mojitos and the best juices with which to detox.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Rioja producer explores oak alternatives

Bodegas Tobía is seeking to create a “new type of Rioja” by looking beyond oak to explore the impact of different types of wood on the region’s white grape varieties.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 London Wine Week events

With London Wine Week around the corner, we round up the top 10 events to seek out when the town will be painted red, white and rosé.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Environment has ‘profound’ effect on taste

The environment in which you experience a wine has a “profound” effect on how you will perceive it to taste, according to an Oxford University professor.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

2013 Rioja vintage rated ‘average’

The Control Board of D.O.Ca. Rioja has officially rated the 2013 vintage “good” following sampling of nearly 4,000 of the region’s wines.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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