Category Archives: Rioja

Classic wines from Rioja – the train station district

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In the introduction to the blog on classic vs modern wines we talked about the different profiles that a wine can acquire depending on the way it’s made. Among these two major classifications we can refer to a wine’s profile as … Continuar leyendo

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The Subareas of D.O.Ca. Rioja

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The Rioja Qualified Denomination of Origin is one of the oldest and most important wine regions of Spain and the entire world. Comprised of 144 municipalities, it is located in the North of Spain, occupying lands in 3 autonomous communities, La … Continuar leyendo

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A return to the origins of Rioja wines

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Legendary wineries have emerged from it thanks to the Bordeaux influence. Throughout the years, the DO has grown significantly. Several types of wine are produced within it, from modern to classical ones, all of them under the brands Joven, Crianza, … Continuar leyendo

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A day in the world of ‘El Mozo Wines’

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El Mozo Wines includes Itxaso Compañón, Gorka Mauleon and their two children. Theirs is a story of revisiting roots. Due to certain life circumstances, they had to return to Lanciego in order to maintain the legacy that Itxaso’s father, Félix, left. … Continuar leyendo

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Cata de la estación de Haro Wine Experience 2016

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On Friday 16th September, we went to the Haro Station district to the wine tasting organised by six wineries that form part of the district. It is one of the epicentres of Rioja wine and the Spanish wine-making scene, with more … Continuar leyendo

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5 young wines from Rioja not to miss out on!

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Lively, vibrant, fruity and happy… Yes, today we are going to talk about young wines. These type of wines, bottled just after being fermented, ideal to be enjoyed whilst taking a few sips over the summer. In today’s post, we are … Continuar leyendo

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The top 25 Rioja Wines currently on the market, according to Decanter magazine.

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The well-known wine magazine, Decanter, has devoted much of its recent issue to Rioja wines in a special article entitled “The Many Faces of Rioja”. An interesting and extensive article by the master of wine, Sarah Evans, a great fan of Spanish … Continuar leyendo

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Wines by the Rioja Vega winery. New vintages already available.

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This week we have published new vintages of the two most representative wines of the Rioja Vega winery, one of the oldest wineries from the Q.D.O. Rioja, founded in 1882. But these wines are not only great because of their … Continuar leyendo

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New Parker rating of Rioja wines

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The Wine Advocate, the magazine led by Robert Parker, said goodbye to 2013 with the publication of the new Parker rating for wines from Rioja, the first list of the Q.D.O. Rioja with the new Parker’s man in Spain, Argentina … Continuar leyendo

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Luis Cañas Crianza 2010, available in premiere at Decántalo

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Here you are, in premiere, the new vintage 2010 of Luis Cañas Crianza, the best world wine in 2012 concerning its value for money according to Robert Parker. In fact, the very first bottles of this great wine from Rioja … Continuar leyendo

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