DOC Rioja has announced the latest wines that will represent “typicity” in their respective category for the next year. From 163 submitted samples by 53 different wineries, they parred this down to eight individual wines and make note that the category for “sparkling” has made its first appearance this year and this is not DO Cava wine, but actually classified under Rioja. As is the case for most of these panels across Spain, the selection committee was a mixed group of those working for the Consejo (regulatory board) as well […]

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