Deep in the heart of Texas, sommeliers and wine experts from around the U.S. heaped praise on wines from Ribera del Duero and Rueda.Read More
Spanish Market by Chef José Andrés and the famed Adrià brothers Debuts at Hudson Yards, Featuring Ribera and Rueda Wines Mercado Little Spain by Chef José Andrés opened on March 15 in New York City, and the Ribera del Duero and Rueda wine regions are excited to announce a partnership with the groundbreaking Spanish dining and market […]
We are excited to announce a fresh new look for Rueda wines!
When it comes to Bodegas Balbas, there's quite a bit of legacy and tradition to lug around, as it's been in operation since 1777.
Like clockwork, the 2017 lists have arrived, and just like in past years, Ribera del Duero and Rueda have earned some love from various wine publications and critics.
Belen Sanz Cid is good at what she does. Really good. The wines she makes at Dehesa de los Canonigos in Ribera del Duero have won some serious awards of late, but if you ask her about it, the credit shouldn’t go to her.
The perfect alfresco food and wine pairing, courtesy of the team at Grill 23 & Bar in Boston. When temperatures are rising and everything’s coming into bloom, it’s time to move mealtime outdoors. When you’re dining al fresco, there are a few guidelines worth noting: Keep the recipes simple — most of the work should […]
At Amada in New York City, Nacho Monclus’ egalitarian style gives drinkers plenty of choice.
Once again, Ribera del Duero and Rueda made a strong showing across the board when it comes to the best wines of 2016.
Some white with your Sour Patch Kids? Tips from top sommeliers on unusual Ribera and Rueda pairings with food pop up on Forbes, The Daily Meal, AskMen and more.
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.”
With the Olympics approaching, gold medals are on everyone’s mind. Luckily for Rueda, at the 36th annual San Francisco International Wine Competition, one wine performed in the clutch and is going home with a medal around its neck. In fact, it’s going home with a Double Gold medal. The 2015 Flor Innata earned the prestigious honor in […]
The chicken or the egg is a hypothetical that’s become a bit of a standby cliché. Well, we’ve got a new one with a Spanish twist for you when it comes to the Pago de Carraovejas winery in Ribera del Duero: What came first — the suckling pig, or the wine? Unlike the avian version […]
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 […]
And where there’s big meat, there’s big wine – and at celebrity chef Michael Symon's Roast in Detroit, there's plenty of Ribera del Duero and Rueda to be paired.
The Bazaar by José Andrés is kind of like Willy Wonka (Mr. Andrés, in this case) meets a tapas restaurant, and Rachel Macalisang is the brains behind their Spain-heavy wine list.
During his recent historic visit to Cuba, President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle and their two daughters (and security gaggle) surprised a Havana restaurant owner by dropping in unannounced for some authentic Cuban food ... and paired it with a Ribera del Duero wine.
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.
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.
There's a Hungarian-Venezuelan fellow pairing our wines with American Southern cuisine in Miami and Las Vegas, and we couldn't be happier about it.
As Winter Storm Jonas bears down upon the East Coast, thousands will rush to stock up on the essentials: milk, water, flashlights, salt, shovels and of course wine, beer and booze. Drizly, an alcohol delivery service available in many major cities across the country says the local forecast has a direct impact on business. They […]
Good movies and good wine sure have a lot in common when you think about it. They take time, money and a certain level of good taste to make. They’re the sum of their parts, and one misstep can send the whole project awry. And, when you witness or experience a great version of either […]
‘Tis the season for top food critics to release their lists of the restaurants that rocked their palates in 2015. New York Times critic Pete Wells has just unveiled his Top 10, while Los Angeles Times’ top taster Jonathan Gold assembled a list of 101 eateries (his top 20 are here). Cuisine ranges from Japanese […]
Somms Morgan Harris and Yannick Benjamin got the opportunity to travel to Ribera del Duero and Rueda to do some on-the-ground studying and training.
Your holiday gift list may be long, but your shopping can be solved in one lovable four-letter word: wine. It's the gift that, in a pinch, beats a sweater every single time.
What does it take to set yourself apart in the wine world? For Emilio Moro, it's equal parts history, quality and philanthropy.
There’s a certain yin-and-yang that comes along with talking to Richard Sanz, the winemaker who runs Menade in Rueda along with his brother and sister.
Check pretty much any list of best new restaurants or bars in Miami, and you’ll likely find a common name: Vagabond.
Scan the rows of wine on the shelf of your local wine shop, and there’s one bottle of Rueda that’s bound to catch your eye, should it be in stock. But it's what's inside Shaya's striking bottles that keep wine-lovers coming back for more.
The way that the Ortega family started their now-bicontinental O. Fournier winery is not your typical family winery tale.
When the Spanish wine guide Vivir el Vino speaks, the wine world listens — and this year the love for Ribera del Duero and Rueda is loud and true. In their 14th edition of their awards, after tasting 2,000 wines from 365 different wineries across Spain, Vivir el Vino declared Pago de Carraovejas — a […]
Americans seem to know exactly what they want for the fall season (see: pumpkin spice lattes). But there’s one autumn-pairing-paradox many can’t wrap their heads around, and that’s whether to pour red or white.
For years, Camino Pardo's Nexus & Frontaura wines were a hit all over the world … except one very important person still hadn’t tasted them: her father. Then, one day, that all changed.
Even for those who might only be minimally aware of Ribera del Duero wines, there’s a good chance you have come across Protos while staring at a wine store shelf or pondering the Spanish section of a restaurant’s wine list. Their history and pedigree make Protos the quintessence of Ribera.
Musician-turned-designer-turned-somm-turned-upcoming-book-author Madeline Puckette knows a thing or two about wine. So we tasted some Rueda with her to get real about wine tasting.
Second Glass is kind of our spirit animal in the wine world. If you’ve ever attended a Wine Riot event, you know that pretension and stuffiness gets thrown out the window, because ultimately, all that matters is whether the wine is good or not. So, naturally they’re really, really into wines from Rueda. In their weekly […]
With the Garciarévalo fan base growing from Seattle to New York to Madrid and every where between, Antonio Arévalo has a lot to be proud of.
Up a hill that your car might not be able to climb, on a street that you’ll never find in a tiny town that your GPS will have no idea about — where finding a fellow human to ask for directions can take upwards of an hour — there’s something special and, dare we say, […]
If you happen to find yourself moseying through the Marques de Riscal facilities in Rueda, you’ll see state-of-the-art winemaking technology, surgical cleanliness and an intense attention paid to those pesky details that add up in the end.
Talking with Antonio Diez Martin, his oozing energy and upbeat charisma are the first thing that you notice. He’s got that thing in his voice, that glimmer in his eye, that those people who simply enjoy life just have – and it’s intoxicating.
Doing things the easy or expected way just isn’t a possibility for Yolanda Garcia Viadero and the Valduero winery she crafts wines for.
Javier Sanz Cantalapiedra is a fourth-generation winemaker who knows how to make award-winning, old-school Rueda in a smart, new-school fashion.
Don't give up on red wine in the summertime. These tips will have you grabbing the perfect Ribera del Duero for a hot day.
In what might be considered winning the Triple Crown of the Spanish wine world, Ribera del Duero and Rueda pulled off quite the victory at the 2015 Ultimate Wine Challenge: Our wines were the top-rated bottles in both the Spanish White Wine category as well as the Spanish Red Wine.
Ice cream trucks, taco trucks, food trucks -- sure ... but wine trucks? Absolutely thanks to Ribera y Rueda
Wine rating apps like Vivino are quickly becoming the best utility for instant vino info. Here's why, straight from one of the most influential users.
For some wine drinkers, tasting notes may be a barrier to entry. But mobile apps like Vivino are changing that.
According to a write-up in the Boston Globe from wine critic Ellen Bhang, wine tasters are taking notice of the crisp and unexpected flavor of Rueda.
Would a Danish fellow who learned the wine craft in Bordeaux be able to figure out how to make wine in rough-and-tumble Ribera del Duero? Esteemed wine critic Robert Parker thought so, definitively declaring Pingus’ rookie offering “one of the greatest and most exciting wines I have ever tasted."
Ask any sommelier what a wine needs to be “food-friendly,” and they'll tell you one thing: acidity. Verdejo has that with a capital “A” – along with flavor, balance and fruit aplenty.
Try our vibrant wines with tartare, tacos, board games or bocce. Sip them from a snazzy goblet or a plastic cup in your backyard — we trust that when you do, you’ll be relishing the moment. Oh, and the mouthfeel, of course.
When wine meets fire, magic happens. And Jake Kosseff, partner and sommelier at Seattle's Miller's Guild, is a wine (and fire) wizard who just so happens to have a hankering for Ribera and Rueda.
Doing the same old thing simply isn’t in the cards for the Belondrade family, who make white wines in Rueda that will buckle your knees.
The wine world is changing in many ways, and one major evolution is the influx of new, young winemakers like Ignacio and Martina Pariente.