Pairings for Mind-Melting Tapas

Renowned sommelier Rachel Macalisang is challenged with finding just the right wines to accompany the wild creations of chef José Andrés at the famed Bazaar in Los Angeles.

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Wine News

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 […]

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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 […]

Recipes & Pairings

Classic Red Beans (Frijoles)

In honor of Latinx Heritage month, our team is sharing a delicious family recipe that pairs perfectly with Ribera del Duero wines! From Mexico to Chile, beans are a staple of Latinx cuisine, and bragging rights for the best recipes are hotly contested between countries. Our featured recipe hails from Colombia, where red beans are […]

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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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Wine & Spirits: The Rich History of Rueda Pálido

Did you know Rueda Pálido, which translates to “pale,” was added to the D.O. Rueda wine classification system recently? Like Sherry, Pálido is a fortified wine, meaning distilled spirits are added to the wine once fermented. A feature in the August issue of Wine & Spirits explores the history and production methods of Rueda Pálido […]

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Binny’s: Rueda Virtual Tasting

Our friends at Binny’s Beverage Depot in Chicago are some of the top experts on all things Rueda. Check out this recent webinar on Rueda wines to learn about everything from easy lunchtime pairings to what makes Verdejo (the native varietal of Rueda) so diverse. Led by Jon Adam – who fell in love with […]

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A New Taste From Old Favorites

Through innovative sister brands, classic houses of Ribera del Duero’s vintners offer fresh tastes.  The Ribera del Duero valley, long known for producing superior quality red wines, mainly derived from the Tempranillo grape, is experiencing a true evolution. The area’s beloved vintners are branching out, moving beyond tradition to experiment and innovate with sister brands […]

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Ribera y Rueda Recognized in Vivino Wine Style Awards 2020

We raise a glass to the wonderful winemakers and producers of the Ribera del Duero and Rueda regions being recognized in the Vivino Wine Style Awards 2020 for all their hard work in crafting beautiful, quality wines. Vivino’s Wine Style Awards are an annual celebration created to recognize the world’s best wines, based on ratings […]

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