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Rioja at ProWein: March 18th – 20th 

For the fourth time the Spanish region DOCa Rioja will be present with a 200 square meter stand at ProWein – the world's leading trade fair for wine professionals. The fair takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany on March 18th to 20st. 

EXCLUSIVE MASTERCLASSES, GREAT WINES AND DELICIOUS TAPAS

Rioja once again gathers the best wine makers, wine experts and chefs: Twelve exclusive MasterClasses will be offered during three days, conducted by the Rioja Educators such as David Schwarzwälder, Yvonne Heistermann, Peer Holm and Jürgen Mathäß. One highlight is going to be the presentation about "Rioja's White Wines" by Tim Atkin on monday. Several other seminars will also be held in English (see below). There are about 35 seats available at the seminars. A reservation is not necessary, it is first come, first serve.

At the Rioja & Tapas bar the finest wines of many wineries from Rioja can be tasted. A sommelier will offer them along with stylish tapas, made by one of the best German catering companies of Rolling Taste.  

The comfortable lounge and meeting area offers a relaxed working atmosphere. 

For some impressions on the stand, click here to see the Rioja ProWein movie.
 

WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO MEET YOU! 

When: March 18th to 20st. 

Where: Hall 10 Stand B62

 

RIOJA MASTERCLASSES – SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, MARCH 18th 

10.30 am – Wines that express the personality of a vineyard (German): Wines from selected vineyards, expressing the character of land and winemaker, are featured in this exciting MasterClass with Spanish wine expert David Schwarzwälder.

12.00 pm – Single variety white wines (English): Rioja white wines are the trending topic. Rioja specialist Peer F. Holm presents exciting white wines from autochthonous grape varieties: modern, full of character and fresh!

2.00 pm – Wine & Food Pairing (German): You are in for a treat: Spain expert Yvonne Heistermann presents together with Rolling Taste the perfect match of tapas and wine.

3.30 pm – Single Variety Riojas (German): Rioja is more than Tempranillo! Discover lesser-known Rioja grapes in this extraordinary tasting. Rioja specialist Peer F. Holm presents varietal wines apart from Tempranillo.

5.00 pm – Reservas (English): Reservas age to perfection. Rioja expert Peer F. Holm presents wines with high ageing potential that shape the image of the region.

MONDAY, MARCH 19th 

10.30 am – Rosados (German): In Rioja there has been a big demand of Rosados over the last years. Spain expert Jürgen Mathäß presents some typical wines of the region.

12.00 pm – Reservas (German): Reservas age to perfection. Spain expert Jürgen Mathäß presents wines with high ageing potential that shape the image of the region.

2.00 pm – Rioja’s White Wines (English): The latest trends in white wines: Master of Wine Tim Atkin explores the region’s exciting array of indigenous grapes and styles.

3.30 pm – Wines that express the personality of a vineyard (English): Wines from vineyards, expressing the character of land and winemaker, are featured in this exciting MasterClass with Spanish wine expert David Schwarzwälder.

5.00 pm – Gran Reservas (German): Longevity, finesse and elegance – Rioja expert Yvonne Heistermann shows the many facettes of Rioja’s Gran Reserva wines.

TUESDAY, MARCH 20st 

10.00 am –  Barrel Fermented White Wines (German): Rioja is more than reds! Rioja expert Yvonne Heistermann presents special white wines from the region: strong, aged in oak and with huge potential.

12.00 pm – Excellent Vintages (German): Discover Rioja’s excellent vintages. Spanish wine specialist David Schwarzwälder will introduce different wines that all have one thing in common: their extraordinary quality level.