Category: Rioja

Classic pairings: Pulpo a’ feira with Albarino, Verdejo or even better with Rioja Joven

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailSeems like a foreign land, isolated from the rest of Spain, Galicia tucks away in the Northwest corner of Spain.  With over 1000 miles of breath-taking coastline chiseled away in deep low valleys, in which water...

Wines of Rioja, Spain

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailIn Rioja, aging wine traced back to the late 1700s, a practice inspired by Bordeaux region of France.  Although at the time larger barrels were used.  By the mid 1800s, Rioja wine landscape experienced major growth...

Classic Pairings: Oxtail stew with Spanish Rioja

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogle+LinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailMountain ranges isolate Rioja from coastal influence.  Close to the coast, but Rioja is generally dry and hot especially in Rioja Baja. Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa are further up north stretching up the mountain ranges,...