The week in pictures

Rioja CI Launch 2018. London.

Over in continental Europe, seismic shifts are afoot for Spanish wine region Rioja. Oenophiles and experts in the trade gathered for the launch of “The New Face of Rioja” on Monday at the Mondrian Hotel.

There have been some major changes to its quality tiers and regulations, which you can find out more on here).

A panel discussion hosted by Sarah Jane Evans MW and accompanied by Beth Willard, Buying Manager at Direct Wines, and Neil Bruce, Head of Wine at Fuller’s, looked at what the indications approved in Rioja in 2017 mean for the future of Rioja in the UK market.

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