Bueno Tempranillo by Amy Zavatto
Rioja on the Cusp
From Haro, the heart of Rioja Alta, you can look north on mornings in May and find thick white clouds above the Sierra Cantabria Mountains, a wall of weather piling up...
Like Wylie Pilot
Grand tasting a grand time by Jim & Marie Oskins
We were recently contacted by the Rioja Regulatory Council. They were hosting a Grand Tasting of wines from throughout the Rioja region of ...
Tempranillo Shows Range and Value in Rioja
Last month the Vibrant Rioja US tour rolled east from San Francisco to New York. Its campaign organizers staged grand tastings in both cities coupled...
The Once and Future Rioja by Bill Nesto
Against the background of the Rioja village of Elciego, the violet-blue-silver tumble of the Frank Gehry–designed hotel-restaurant at Marqués...
Ancient Towns, Modern Architecture
Mercury News: On Wine: Summer Rosés by Laurie Daniel
The warm weather has been slow to materialize this year, but once Memorial Day is past, I start thinking about drinking crisp...
Mano a Vino
Vibrant Rioja Sure Knows How to Throw a Party
We were in town for a wine bloggers/writers conference and part of the program was a wine crawl organized by the great PR gal of ...
If you like Rioja...
Riojas have a lot in common with Bordeauxs. Both wines are made from a traditional distinct and time-tested blend of a few different varietals. Any wine classified as a...