Tag: Rioja

Vina Mara Gran Reserva Rioja 2004
26
Apr
2021

Rioja Rocks !

Sunday roast lamb on the menu, so there’s only choice of wine to drink with it and that’s a Rioja but which one? Rummaging around my rack I came across…

Muga Crianza Rioja
11
Jan
2021

Muga Crianza 2009

One of the few joys in life at the moment is opening a good bottle of wine and you can be almost certain that if it has Muga on the…

Vina Real Rioja 2010
19
May
2020

The ‘Real’ deal

Still in relative lock-down, still enjoying a glass of wine in the garden in splendid isolation with the sun shining. Not ideal but it’s where we are and rightly so,…

19
Sep
2019

Have you tried White Rioja ?

We all know and love a Rioja but mention Rioja and most people will associate it with Spanish red wine but have you tried the white version from this iconic…

02
Jun
2019

Three big reds and a refreshing white

A quick round up of four wines this time, I know the weather is nice and chilled fizz, whites and rosé’s should be featuring but I still enjoy a big…

La Maldita Garnacha
27
Jan
2019

La Maldita, the ‘Cursed one’

Another bottle from Spain, this time a Garnacha but from the Rioja region where Tempranillo is king. La Maldita literally translates to ‘The Cursed one’ referring to the fact that…

Spanish wines for Easter
03
Apr
2018

Easter Sunday, roast lamb and Spanish wine

Most people look forward to the first bank holiday of the year and a nice long weekend, maybe a break away or just chill out at home with the family….

25
Mar
2018

A Stunning White Rioja

No apologies for starting this review with a resounding WOW!, this Marques De Los Rios Rioja Blanco Reserva 2013 made by Baron de Ley is quite simply stunning. Word of…