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5 Rioja Food Pairing Ideas You Need In Your Life

Rioja wine is produced in many different styles, but the region is best known for its red wines. Red Rioja wines are usually a blend of a number of different grapes, primarily Tempranillo and often supported by Garnacha, Graciano and Mazuelo. This blend creates a wine that’s great with a meal. Yet there are a […]

When should you drink Rioja Blanco?

Rioja is a firm favourite among wine lovers worldwide, primarily for its oak-influenced red wines based on the Tempranillo grape. Red Rioja can be found on restaurant wine lists and store shelves throughout the world. Most Rioja wine is red, but did you know that they make white wine too? Rioja blanco, white wine from […]

Introducing the Wines of Bodegas Muga

If you know anything about Rioja, the chances are good that you’ve at least heard of Muga. If you don’t know anything about Rioja, getting to know the wines of Muga will quickly get you up to speed! Bodegas Muga Bodegas Muga is a historic wine producer based in Haro, in the Rioja Alta region […]

The bodegas of the golden mile(s) of the Spanish wine

First, we would like to clarify that great wines are produced in all Spain, but it is also true that some wine regions are more known than others. And these include La Rioja and Ribera del Duero. In both we find a few kilometers with a high density of bodegas which produce one of the […]

Bodegas Ramón Bilbao or the passion for a well done job

Ramón Bilbao is one of the oldest wineries in the Rioja. The bodega was officially founded in 1924 by Ramón Bilbao Murga, although he sold wine since 1896, in the small wine village of Haro, which is a reference of the Rioja Alta. Since then, the winery has always been owned by the family. In […]

Macán, the wines of Rothschild and Vega Sicilia

When two of the big families from the wine world come together (Benjamin Rotschild and Vega Sicilia), then the result is the Macán. This word is like the people of San Vicente de la Sonsierra, because the inhabitants of this wine village are called (Macanes). In fact the Macán is a tool that was used […]

Juan Carlos and his “love” for Artadi

Lately at Artadi life is a bit difficult … David against Goliath. What for Juan Carlos López de La Calle, the owner of Artadi, and his famlie confront with  political problems, paperwork and legal proceedings? It seems logical that a small winemaker like he who has very solid criteria and values, dos not always agree […]

Sierra Cantabria Otoman, the new white wine made by Bodegas Sierra Cantabria

We just received the first bottles of the new white wine made by Bodegas Sierra Cantabria: the Otoman 2015. The Sierra Cantabria Otoman, whose name refers to the silky fabric from Turkey, is a white wine from Rioja produced with grapes Sauvignon Blanc (65%), Viura (Macabeo) (20%) and Malvasia (15%), with fermentation in barrels of […]