La Rioja Alta's delicious current releases


La Rioja Alta is one of the most respected Rioja producers and one of my favourites, ever since their wines did so well in the very first comparative tasting I ever arranged, back in the early 1980s when I had just been taken on by The Sunday Times as their wine correspondent. You may not believe it, but tastings like this were a complete novelty then. Anthony Hanson MW, who lived near me at that point, tasted with me. The late consumer journalist and my editor Michael Bateman loved it.

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