rioja

  1. Miguel Angel de Gregorio of Finca Allende is Fighting for terroir in Rioja

    Miguel Angel de Gregorio of Finca Allende is Fighting for terroir in Rioja

    "People learned the technology – the Bordelaise technique of aging the wines and people learned the style of blending of wines from different villages, but forgot the singularity of character and uniqueness of the terroir." Miguel Angel de Gregorio
  2. Wine Tourism in Rioja, A Traveler's Playground

    Wine Tourism in Rioja, A Traveler's Playground

    No longer an insular winemaking community, Rioja's wineries are welcoming visitors with experiences that go beyond the vineyard.
  3. It’s a French Barrel. No, It’s an American Barrel. It’s Both! A Rioja Story

    It’s a French Barrel. No, It’s an American Barrel. It’s Both! A Rioja Story

    "Winemakers and their barrels. Get them started on the subject and it’s hard to get them to stop. For good reason. In influencing the taste and style of wine, the choice of oak barrels is like painters having additional colors." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  4. The New Rioja: Bodegas Roda and Carlos Díez de la Concepción

    The New Rioja: Bodegas Roda and Carlos Díez de la Concepción

    "Traditionally in Rioja American oak has been used, in our case we made a series of tests, and the French oak gave us the best results for this type of wine." Carlos Díez de la Concepción on how Bodegas Roda are doing things differently in Rioja
  5. La Rioja Alta: Rich History, Rich Wine and Our Third-Day Surprise

    La Rioja Alta: Rich History, Rich Wine and Our Third-Day Surprise

    This year marks the 75th anniversary of the launching of Viña Ardanza, the much-heralded wine from La Rioja Alta and Dorothy J. Gaiter revisits.
  6. Here’s a Mixed Case of Deliciousness, All Prices, All Kinds

    Here’s a Mixed Case of Deliciousness, All Prices, All Kinds

    To help with your entertaining, everyday casual dining, and gift-giving needs, here’s a list of 12 wines that we’ve especially enjoyed this year, along with some food-pairing suggestions.
  7. Victor Urrutia, CVNE

    Victor Urrutia, CVNE

    Victor Urrutia, CEO of CVNE, winner of Wine Spectator's 100 Best Wines in the World List.
  8. Rioja, Duck and How to Avoid the Perils of Success and Fame

    Rioja, Duck and How to Avoid the Perils of Success and Fame

    Talk about special-occasion wines. Ten years ago this Thursday, Cune’s 1994 Imperial Rioja Gran Reserva was served at the wedding of Prince Felipe, heir apparent to the throne of Spain. It was selected by the King’s household officials in a blind tasting.
  9. CVNE Winery Rioja

    CVNE Winery Rioja

    Grape Collective visits CVNE Winery in Rioja.
  10. Miguel Ångel de Gregorio, Finca Allende, Rioja, Spain

    Miguel Ångel de Gregorio, Finca Allende, Rioja, Spain

    Interview with Miguel Ångel de Gregorio, owner and winemaker at Finca Allende in Rioja, Spain
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