One of the largest producer associations exits key decision-making bodies of the DOCa, citing a neglect of quality and the underrepresentation of smaller producers. What does this mean for the future of Rioja wines?
The family-owned Spanish winery Artadi is a low-intervention winery that has left the DOCa Rioja behind them. Their approach has led them into the global spotlight. Peter Douglas and Alexandra Wrann report.
The dispute over the Basque part of Rioja, the "Rioja Alavesa", continues following the Basque regional government approval of the DO "Arabako Mahastiak - Viñedos de Álava". The Basques have a strong argument: higher quality standards.
The Rioja classification system has tradition and determines marketing. Ever cheaper Reservas, however, are causing criticism and fueling doubts about the traditional model. David Schwarzwälder reports.
Austria’s southern winemaking region is known to wine lovers as the source of elegant white wines, vibrant rosés and plenty of wine and cultural tourism opportunities. Here’s why you need to know about it.