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Afternoon Brief, January 3

Afternoon Brief, January 3

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: California Allows Drinks Producers to Pay for Taxi Rides Home California has unanimously passed a bill that will allow drinks producers to offer free or discounted lifts through taxi companies and services like Uber to those out drinking… Today’s News: Tactics Associated with DTC Success Direct to […]

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The DOCa Rioja Control Board Opens 2018 Registration for the Official Rioja Wine Educators Programme

The DOCa Rioja Control Board Opens 2018 Registration for the Official Rioja Wine Educators Programme

This new call represents the third edition of the Official Rioja Wine Educators Programme New this year is that two countries (Spain and China) will have their own groups, as in previous programmes both represented more than 60% of total registration. The third group will consist of candidates from the rest of the world. The […]

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Omni Hotels & Resorts Launches ‘Discover Rioja’ as Its 10th Installment of ‘Flavors of the World’ Campaign

Omni Hotels & Resorts Launches ‘Discover Rioja’ as Its 10th Installment of ‘Flavors of the World’ Campaign

The luxury hotel brand partners with Rioja USA to bring authentic wine, cuisine and culture to its guests DALLAS (October 3, 2017) – Today marks the launch of Omni Hotels & Resorts’ 10th installment of its “Flavors of the World” culinary series, as “Discover Rioja” kicks off at the luxury hotel brand’s 60 properties. This […]

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Rioja DOCa Announces Trade Industry Holiday Contest in the United States

Rioja DOCa Announces Trade Industry Holiday Contest in the United States

To celebrate the holiday season, all on and off-premise trade partners selling Rioja wine are invited to enter the region’s first ever online contest on RiojaTrade.com NEW YORK, NY (October 2, 2017) – Today, Rioja USA has announced an exciting new, national holiday contest through its recently developed tool for the beverage trade industry, www.RiojaTrade.com. […]

Vinos “de Pueblo” and “de Zona” to complete Rioja Wine Renovation Process

Vinos “de Pueblo” and “de Zona” to complete Rioja Wine Renovation Process

Rioja continues to diversify its offer by providing more information on wine labels  DOCa RIOJA enhances the visibility of smaller geographical units, giving the final push to an initiative started in 1998. “The flagship of Spanish quality wines culminates a strategy that aims operators, opinion leaders and final consumers who demand more information. The debate […]

By August 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Upcoming Episode of ABC’s Hit Romance Reality Series “The Bachelorette” Explores Rioja, the Wine Region of Spain

Upcoming Episode of ABC’s Hit Romance Reality Series “The Bachelorette” Explores Rioja, the Wine Region of Spain

RIOJA is a proud participant in an upcoming episode of ABC’s The Bachelorette. The episode will feature the breathtaking wine region of Spain as the remaining suitors vie for the affection of the newest Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay.  This first of this two part episode of The Bachelorette is scheduled to air Monday, July 24th, 2017 […]

The D.O.Ca. Rioja, in Collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center, Launches the II International ‘Rioja Wine & Tapas’ Competition

The D.O.Ca. Rioja, in Collaboration with the Basque Culinary Center, Launches the II International ‘Rioja Wine & Tapas’ Competition

Gastronomy schools and universities are called to this tapas and Rioja wine pairing competition. The winner will receive a gastronomic holiday in Spain and an intensive course at the Basque Culinary Center. It’s hard to think about a couple that pairs better that a glass of wine and a tapa in the field of gastronomy. […]

Afternoon Brief, June 13

Afternoon Brief, June 13

Subscribe to the Afternoon Brief   Trending Story: Freak Hail Storm Hits Napa Valley Vineyards Freak hail storms struck the Napa Valley on Sunday 11 June. Thunderstorms brought lightning, wind, rain and hail – as well as snow in the Sierras – and temperatures fell by as much as 25 degrees… Today’s News: C. Mondavi […]

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Rioja DOC Launches First of Its Kind Online Tool for the Wine Trade Industry in the United States

Rioja DOC Launches First of Its Kind Online Tool for the Wine Trade Industry in the United States

The New Trade Portal – www.RiojaTrade.com – is Designed to Significantly Enhance the Wine Region’s Ability to Connect with Industry Experts, Retailers, Service Professionals and more NEW YORK (April 19, 2017) – Rioja USA is today introducing a dynamic resource tool for the beverage trade industry and a comprehensive virtual destination that will complement and […]

2016 Rioja Vintage Officially Rated: Very Good

2016 Rioja Vintage Officially Rated: Very Good

Strict wine approval requirements uphold Rioja’s role as quality benchmark. RIOJA – April 12, 2017 – The Control Board of the D.O.Ca. Rioja has awarded an official rating of ‘Very Good’ to the 2016 Rioja vintage. Good progress throughout the growing cycle offered highly-satisfactory results both in terms of quality and quantity. Certified production amounted […]

Omni Hotels & Resorts to Launch ‘Discover Rioja’ This Fall

Omni Hotels & Resorts to Launch ‘Discover Rioja’ This Fall

Omni and Rioja USA partner for annual “Flavors of the World” culinary series DALLAS (March 23, 2017) – Omni Hotels & Resorts and Rioja USA are excited to announce an exclusive partnership for the luxury hotel brand’s 2017 “Flavors of the World” series. Returning Oct. 1 2017, and available through Dec. 31, 2017, the annual […]

Afternoon Brief, November 22

Afternoon Brief, November 22

How Millennials Are Breaking Down Class Barriers Post Brexit and Trump: Food – and wine in particular – are the next industries to see similar disruption because, according to John Gillespie of the Wine Market Council, Millennials are the largest wine consuming generation…

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Afternoon Brief, October 12

Afternoon Brief, October 12

Sonoma County Grower Credits Great Growing-Season Weather for a Great 2016 Wine Grape Crop: By the end of the first week of October, the 2016 harvest was all but over for veteran Sonoma County wine grape grower Duff Bevill…

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Afternoon Brief, September 23

Afternoon Brief, September 23

Healdsburg Vintner Truett-Hurst Sales Surge 19% for Fiscal Year: Healdsburg-based wine company Truett-Hurst Inc. capped its fiscal year with 19.1 percent growth in net sales, better margins and net loss turned down to a trickle, helped partly by cutting two challenging brands…

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Afternoon Brief, February 9

Afternoon Brief, February 9

Will Marijuana Be the Next Great Wine Industry Disrupter? The biggest disruption to the American wine industry was Prohibition, which shut down some eighty percent of existing wineries in the period 1920-33…

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