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Rioja in Uvinum's blog

10/02/2017

White Wines from La Rioja, are they any good?

To speak of a Rioja wine is to make it with distinction since it’s a DO that it’s famous all around the world and which groups more and more regions throughout Spain as time goes by. Traditionally, the wines of Rioja have been red, with different nuances, special flavors and potent blends on the palate. They are perfect mostly for meats and other foods related to...

2/01/2017

Cambados: What to do in the European City of Wine 2017?

On November 4 2016 the Board of the Network of European Wine Cities (Recevin) chose Cambados (Galicia, Spain) as the new 'European Wine City'. The Pontevedra locality will hold the title throughout the year 2017 thanks to an attractive project that allowed it to step in front of other Spanish cities with a great wine tradition like Aranda de Duero, La Palma del Condado...

25/03/2016

Wine is beneficial to women's hearts

Recently, researchers from the Indiana University and the School of Public Health at Harvard analyzed data from studies of 88,940 American women between 1991 and 2011. The study led them to discover six habits that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

The analysis' were performed on women between 27 and 44 years of age who filled out questionnaires about their...

9/11/2015

What will be the future of La Rioja?

Without doubt, the Rioja Designation of Origin is one of the best known of the country and its exports are unstoppable all over the world. In fact, we can find bottles of this DO in the best restaurants in London and New York, being already something with made in Spain quality.

This has been thanks to years of effort and dedication of the agents engaged in this sector,...

14/09/2015

2015: a crop that will make history in La Rioja

We have already exposed sometimes that the 2015 vintage will be one of the strongest and highest quality throughout Spain. In fact, it has come before and the collecting of grapes is ahead because of the high temperatures occurred in recent months.

The Plenary of the Regulatory Board of the Qualified Appellation of Origin Rioja announced that this year's harvest will be...

25/06/2013

The aging of Spanish wines

The Spanish wine classification about aging time has been adapted to the 2003 Spanish wine and vineyards law, in order to guarantee a standard quality for the designation of origin. Besides these there are other classifications, about control and characteristics. For example, in order to get the crop year printed on the label,  85% of the wine must have been produced in the...

27/02/2013

The quality of Rioja wines, a debate

According to the affirmations of many wine-growers",  Rioja, which is one of the most important wine regions of Spain, is becoming more polarized in what is concerning the quality of their wines.  "The region has become more divided. On the one hand, in the extreme south they produce wine in big quantities, while in other parts they focus more on good quality rather than on...