Tag Archives: La Rioja

Tim Atkin “Rioja Special Report 2020”

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Tim Atkin, the prestigious British Master of Wine, has released his fifth annual ‘Rioja Special Report 2020’. A much-anticipated report where the wine guru not only rates 1,228 Rioja wines, but also gives his opinion on the current landscape in … Continuar leyendo

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Haro, the District of the wineries: Viña Tondonia, Bodegas Muga, CVNE wine, etc.

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Throughout the history of wine wineries have been located in places that winemakers have considered privileged. There are a variety of factors that influence them when choosing the best enclaves for their vineyards and facilities. Some of the most outstanding … Continuar leyendo

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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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New 2018 Parker ratings for Rioja

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Here we have the new Parker ratings for wines from Rioja, one of the most important Spanish wine regions. At a first glance, it is worth mentioning the high scores achieved by wines produced on specific farms. Luís Gutiérrez wanted to … Continuar leyendo

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Tim Atkin and his vision on La Rioja in 2018

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Tim Atkin has just released a new report on the health of Rioja wines. In this report, “The Master of wine” critic praises the advances of the region in comparison to 2017. He has also explained which have been its best … 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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Tim Atkin and his vision of Rioja

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Tim Atkin is a renowned Master of Wine and an important critic in the English market. An expert and aficionado of la Rioja, last year he started a list, grouping winemakers according to quality criteria. The origins of this classification come … Continuar leyendo

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Abel Mendoza, the word of a winemaker.

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Last Thursday, 5th January, we visited Abel Mendoza, a small but great wine producer located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, La Rioja. It was not the best day to see him; there was a lot of work to be done in … 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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