Wine reflects both the place where it is produced and the expertise of the winemakers who produce it. This dialogue between nature and humankind is what we call the ‘terroir effect’.
Discover what gives this terroir its identity through five testimonials from winemakers from the Rioja region:
Rioja, Spain: modernity and tradition
Rioja is a very dynamic, constantly-changing region whose identity was constructed in the 19th century influenced partly by Bordeaux (maturation in barrels) and is still evolving today, combining local grape varieties (Tempranillo reigns supreme here) with imported practices and pairing tradition with cutting-edge modernity in all areas. It is broken down into several major areas with different characteristics.