The Rioja wine is cultivated with love and it is noted in the quality of the vines that transform Rioja wine into a treasure claimed by the most demanding palates on the planet. The average annual
Rioja production is 250 million liters, of which 85% corresponds to red wine and the rest to white and pink. Different types of wines, but all of them characterized by their quality.
It is enough to travel to this country to realize that life in the region revolves around this drink. Discovering this universe of smells, colors, shades and experiences is a highly recommended experience. And La Rioja is the ideal place to start this journey through the wine world.
THE WINE CITIES OF LA RIOJA
La Rioja has two wine capitals which are Haro and Laguardia both cities are cozy little villages with nice atmosphere and wine production has marked their lives, as you can see in the reflection of many of the popular monuments in the cities. The region’s capital is Logroño and is a larger city, where you will find the economic engine of the region and cultural expression of the area with an attractive history. The vineyards are part of their landscape and most of the wineries can visited.
A distinct characteristic of Rioja wine is the effect of oak aging. First introduced in the early 18th century by Bordeaux influenced winemakers, the use of oak and the pronounced vanilla flavors in the wines has been a virtual trademark of the region though some modern winemakers are experimenting with making wines less influenced by oak.
CAMINO SANTIAGO EN LA RIOJA
The St. James Way to Santiago de Campostela pases through the Region og La Rioja. Many of the Ancient Romans founded a large number of the vineyards in La Rioja. Throughout the Middle Ages, pilgrims passed through the region and carried back with them the reputation of wines from the area.
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