Iconic Red Wines of Spain | Rioja

On two levels, this region is about age. It’s an incredibly old and historic D.O. with a beautiful tendency to extensively oak age its wines. Red and white alike, these bottles celebrate the tertiary possibilities of wine. Set in an amphitheater terrain, protected by mountains, Tempranillo is king, and is flanked by Mazuelo, Ganacha, and Graciano.

Have you ever wanted to understand wine like a sommelier? These substantive and informative wine classes are perfect for the beginner looking to think like a pro, or an enthusiast looking to gain more masterful knowledge and wine tasting experience. Join the industry acclaimed, expert wine team of Barcelona Wine Bar as they reveal why these wines “taste the way they taste” with thought provoking facts about the regions, varietals, wine-making technique, terroir and history. Gain wine tasting experience and improve your own ability to decipher special distinctions in every wine you encounter as you explore four of Spain’s most essential red wine producing regions: Bierzo, Ribera del Duero, Priorat and Rioja