Awards

Ribera, Rueda Snag Best-Of 2016 Honors

As wine writers and magazines release their best of 2016 lists, Ribera del Duero and Rueda got frequent honors.

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News

An RyR Travel Guide

Every itinerary for a trip to Spain, no matter the region, should read like the following: Drink wine, eat everything, relax, repeat.

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Bodegas Mocén: Where Wine, Art, And Culture Converge

Drive about two hours northwest from Madrid and you’ll reach the town of Rueda, where Bodegas Mocén occupies an expansive estate of stone and brick, complete with Castilian courtyard and terracotta roofs.

Brahm Callahan Joins RyR As Newest Ambassador

The Ribera del Duero and Rueda wine regions of Spain have announced Brahm Callahan as their newest brand ambassador. The Master Sommelier is beverage director for Boston-based Himmel Hospitality Group.

From Med School to Master Sommelier: Alex LaPratt’s Wine Journey

Growing up and even during his college years, Alex LaPratt had his eyes set on becoming a doctor.

From The Somm Journal: On the Ground in Ribera and Rueda

This story originally appeared on The Somm Journal. It’s no secret that Spain’s wine scene has been on the rise for some time, and as U.S. consumers and trade markets expand their interest in a category once dominated by France and Italy, they’re more interested in the country’s different wine-producing regions and what distinguishes them. […]

Chefs & Somms

At Amada, a Wine for Everyone

Nacho Monclus’ egalitarian style gives drinkers plenty of choices to pair with chef Jose Garces' acclaimed food.

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Other Articles

From The Somm Journal: On the Ground in Ribera and Rueda

This story originally appeared on The Somm Journal. It’s no secret that Spain’s wine scene has been on the rise for some time, and as U.S. consumers and trade markets expand their interest in a category once dominated by France and Italy, they’re more interested in the country’s different wine-producing regions and what distinguishes them. […]

Sepia’s Elite Wine List Brings Ribera, Rueda to Chicago

Sommelier Arthur Hon admits to being a bit obsessive about his quest for wine knowledge. His first “a-ha moment” in wine was with a 1998 Chiarello Family Vineyards Roux Old Vine Petite Sirah, prompting him to drink only Petite Sirah for the next three months. Then he discovered Burgundy. “I really fell in love with […]

With Wine and Food, ‘There Are No Rules’ at Tertulia

As service director at NYC hotspot Tertulia, Gil Avital has a simple premise: “In Spain, it is such a strong culture to get together with food and beverages. We want to create that here in New York.”

Texas Meets Vietnam and Ribera del Duero at Houston’s Underbelly

In Houston, the innovative Underbelly is helping fuel the dining scene by putting a Vietnamese, Korean and Asian twist on Texas standbys, which opens up a whole new world of wine pairing options for sommelier Matthew Pridgen.

Houston’s Caracol Says Sí to the Sea

Caracol isn’t your typical Mexican restaurant – or at least what most would conjure up in their imagination when thinking of a Mexican restaurant. This is not the place for enchiladas with refried beans and rice.

Brahm Callahan Joins RyR As Newest Ambassador

The Ribera del Duero and Rueda wine regions of Spain have announced Brahm Callahan as their newest brand ambassador. The Master Sommelier is beverage director for Boston-based Himmel Hospitality Group.

From Med School to Master Sommelier: Alex LaPratt’s Wine Journey

Growing up and even during his college years, Alex LaPratt had his eyes set on becoming a doctor.

Ribera and Rueda Pairs With New York’s Top Tapas

The Oxford Dictionary defines traditional tapas as “small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar.” That Spanish tradition has ignited a trend of small plates that have invaded menus of all cuisine types across America. Food critic extraordinaire Adam Platt ignored those pretenders on the Absolute Best Tapas Bars in New York City list he compiled for […]