Marqués de Murrieta

“If Rioja has a bodega that can rival the appearance of a great Bordeaux château – a Margaux, Cos d’Estournel or Pichon Baron perhaps – then it is surely Murrieta. Turn off the busy main road from Logroño to Zaragoza and the winery sits at the end of a long drive, surrounded by lawns and cypress […]

Bodegas Vallobera

“For me, the best part of winemaking is the vineyard. When making high-personality wines, vineyards are essential. I still remember when bottling my first wine, my father and my grandfather used to say: ‘Javi, con esos vinos te vas morir de hambre; tienen demasiada personalidad!’ (Javi, you’ll die of hunger with these wines. They have […]

Bodegas Baigorri

Bodegas Baigorri was founded in 1996 with the first wine harvested in 2002. Baigorri farms their vineyards within the Rioja Alavesa region, the finest region in Rioja. The striking glass winery is an architectural marvel, designed to complement the surroundings as well as to provide gentle gravity-guided winemaking. Not a single pump exists here. Instead, the winemakers […]

Altos de Rioja

Altos de Rioja is a boutique winery in the heart of the best wine-growing area of the Rioja Alavesa, the foothills of Sierra Cantabria at 700 metres above sea level. It was founded in 2006 with the sole aim of creating stylish, modern Rioja wines; wines with a real sense of place based on respect for […]