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Haro and Bordeaux rekindle their shared past

Amaya Cervera | March 23rd, 2022

Earlier this week Haro’s Barrio de la Estación hosted the first edition of its new International Wine Encounter with Bordeaux as star guest. We look back at the historical links between the two regions and reveal our favourite wines.

Rioja 2022-03-23 09:03:47


What lies in store for traditional vignerons in Rioja?

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | January 27th, 2021

A big part of Rioja's history is written with the strong hands of the growers who look after their vineyards, but also dared one day to bottle and sell their own wines. We visited a handful of them to discover the challenges they face.

Rioja 2021-01-27 09:01:17


Classic bodegas in Rioja reflect upon tradition and innovation

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | June 22nd, 2018

After the Haro Station Wine Tasting Experience of the weekend, with over 3,000 wine lovers in attendance, trade members returned to the Rioja town earlier this week for a tasting led by Master of Wine Sarah Jane Evans.

Rioja 2018-06-22 05:06:17


Haro’s traditional producers champion blended wines

Amaya Cervera | September 19th, 2016

The second Haro Station Wine Experience turned into a passionate defence of the art of blending wines thanks to a master class which revealed the secrets behind some of Rioja’s most iconic wines.

Rioja 2016-09-19 11:09:12


A group of Rioja Alavesa producers apply for a new DO

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | July 21st, 2016

As half of Spain packs their suitcases to go on holiday, the Association of Rioja Alavesa Producers dropped the wine story of the summer with the announcement that it has officially requested the new appellation Arabako Mahastiak / Viñedos de Álava.

Rioja 2016-07-21 07:07:50


Haro’s Barrio de la Estación opens up to the world

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | September 22nd, 2015

Bringing together the seven wineries that make up Rioja’s most venerable wine district has not been easy, but the joint tasting held last week was a laudable initiative which highlights the area’s strong points in a crucial moment for the region.

Rioja 2015-09-22 10:09:31


The rebirth of Rioja’s ancient cellars

Yolanda Ortiz de Arri | June 9th, 2015

Built in the 16th and 17th centuries, the old Paternina underground cellars in Ollauri house an impressive collection of 250,000 bottles with wines dating back almost a century. Their new owners open the doors of this treasure-trove to Spanish Wine Lover

Rioja 2015-06-09 10:06:20


Vivanco, the wine museum you must visit

Amaya Cervera | August 22nd, 2014

It clearly exceeds expectations thanks to its size, the variety of pieces on display and its ability to surprise. Located in Briones, it has become a major international tourist destination.

Rioja 2014-08-22 09:08:25