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Ribera y Rueda Wines Make Food Pairings Easy — Here’s Why

Article written by VinePair “Some people get intimidated by food and wine pairings, but the reality is it’s a lot easier than most people realize,” says chef Joseph Thadeus Martinez. “Anyone who wants to try a wine pairing with their nightly dinner should absolutely give it a shot.” You may be thinking, “Well, he’s a […]

Ribera del Duero & Rueda: The Breakout Stars of Spanish Wine

Article written by Wine Enthusiast For many U.S. drinkers, Spanish wines are ripe for discovery. Consider the wines of Ribera del Duero y Rueda, a region located two hours north of Madrid. Crisp, citrusy Rueda Verdejo is Spain’s most popular white wine, and robust Ribera reds are a celebrated staple, complementing the regions’ traditional grilled […]

Celebrating Women in Wine: BBQ, Pairings, and a Conversation with Chef Erin Smith

To help celebrate National Women’s History Month (and the impending summer weather!) we reached out to Executive Chef and Owner Erin Smith of Feges BBQ in Houston, Texas to help put together a killer combo of BBQ pairings with Ribera y Rueda wines – all made by female winemakers! We also discussed what makes Ribera […]

Master of Wine Shares Why She Loves Ribera y Rueda Wine

Master of Wine Lindsay Pomeroy and top chef Mikel Anthony come together in this short video to explore the Ribera y Rueda regions and our award-winning wines! Lindsay will walk you through both Ribera y Rueda wines and explain what makes each region – and the wines – uniquely delicious, as Chef Anthony highlights what […]

Binny’s: Ribera del Duero Virtual Tasting

Our friends at Binny’s Beverage Depot know a lot about the unique wines of D.O. Ribera del Duero, and they’re sharing their knowledge with you! Grab a glass and join this virtual tasting held by Binny’s wine education team as they taste through the wide array of offerings from Ribera del Duero – ranging from “everyday drinks to complex, age-worthy, powerful reds.” Ribera del Duero’s Tempranillo wines are the perfect addition […]

Chef Profile: Xixón

We recently sat down with Executive Chef Cristobal Lopez from Miami based Spanish restaurant Xixón to chat about why working with Ribera y Rueda wines is easy and delicious. We hope his thoughts inspire all your pairings! What sets RyR wines apart from other wine regions? Tempranillo grapes reach in Ribera del Duero a special […]

Celebrating D.O. Rueda’s 40th Anniversary

In 2020, D.O. Rueda celebrated its 40th Anniversary! To celebrate, the D.O. created customized labels for Rueda Verdejo wines featuring fellow Spaniards who were also turning 40. From Pau Gasol to Juan Carlos Ferrero, these labels celebrate the individual and their achievements. Everyone was gifted a set of Rueda wine featuring their labels as “birthday […]

Wine & Spirits: The Original Field Blends of Castilla y Leon

Ever heard of Ribera del Duero’s Clarete wine? Patricio Tapia recently traveled to Ribera del Duero and explored this “original field blend” and its rich history. In the latest Wine & Spirits magazine, you’ll have a chance to read more about this hidden gem and learn about the Villálvaro locals that keep this tasty tradition […]

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