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Annual Balance 2018

Annual Balance 2018

Rioja closes 2018 with a 7.35% drop in volume. Sales stood at 360 million bottles – a reduction of almost 29 million bottles compared to the previous year, leaving a stocks-to-sales ratio of 3.14 (compared to 2.68 in December last year). As usual at this time of the...

Rioja’s ‘Saber Quién Eres’ Campaign Debuts in New York

Rioja’s ‘Saber Quién Eres’ Campaign Debuts in New York

The Rioja region launched its new global brand yesterday in New York: 'Saber quién eres,' or 'Know Who You Are.'  Preserved in Spanish, the slogan made a splash in a country that is home to the most Spanish speakers in the world, and the third largest market for the...

Rioja Wine Night in Berlin

Rioja Wine Night in Berlin

As part of the plan to promote Rioja wines in Germany, the second biggest market for Rioja exports, last weekend Berlin hosted ‘The Night of Wine’, an event which brought together over 60 trade professionals and almost 500 young food and wine lovers to sample the...

Applications invited for the TFG Oenology Award 2018

Applications invited for the TFG Oenology Award 2018

As a regular undertaking around this time of year, the DOCa Rioja Control Board, the University of La Rioja and the Rioja Oenologists’ Association have signed a partnership agreement intended to broaden the education of students on Oenology degree courses by means of...

Rioja stars in Madrid’s top gourmet offering

Rioja stars in Madrid’s top gourmet offering

In the midst of the promotional campaign of its new global brand message, Saber Quién Eres (knowing who you are), the DOCa Rioja is launching Rioja Month for the ninth year running in one of Madrid’s most reputable gourmet stores.   The activities in its...

Rioja scores a basket

Rioja scores a basket

Rioja has reached an advertising agreement whereby it will become one of the leading sponsors of the EuroLeague and EuroCup. This scope will translate into an impact of more than 2000 million viewers in over 70 countries, mostly young people with a medium-high social...

Ripening status report No. 6: normality

Ripening status report No. 6: normality

Ripeness monitoring allows grape growers to determine the ideal date of harvest in each town, thereby optimising fruit quality and that of the wines made with it. We can already talk about the vineyards being ready for harvest across Rioja Oriental, with some plots...

Rioja revamps its website

Rioja revamps its website

The DOCa Rioja has revamped its website, expanding the available information and putting an emphasis on content produced in-house through a much more visual and intuitive format.     Highlights include the latest Rioja-related news and enhanced promotion of...

Rioja launches a new TV spot

Rioja launches a new TV spot

Rioja’s new global message will start being rolled out next Monday with a television campaign as part of an ambitious advertising strategy. The brand’s advertising plan in Spain will bring the Saber Quién Eres slogan to television with the broadcast of an...

Ripening status report No. 3: good condition and slight delay.

Ripening status report No. 3: good condition and slight delay.

El control de maduración permite a los viticultores determinar la fecha idónea de vendimia en cada localidad y optimizar así la calidad del fruto y de los vinos elaborados posteriormente.   Continuamos con la difusión de los resultados de los muestreos del...

Vintage time

Vintage time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   A whole year of waiting, longing and hoping. Welcome, grape harvest. We were waiting for you   The residents of the 144 municipalities in Rioja gather together in the streets and squares to share what the weather...

Rioja breaks all records in Russia

Rioja breaks all records in Russia

Around 1,000 people attended the 4th Rioja Wine Show organised by the Control Board last Wednesday in the Baltschug Kempinski Hotel in Moscow. A host of wine sector professionals came together in the Russian capital to learn about the latest trends in Rioja wines and...

Ripening status report No. 2: Rioja harvest progressing well

Ripening status report No. 2: Rioja harvest progressing well

[vc_row][vc_column][ucaddon_imagen_rioja image="3774" uc_init_settings=""][vc_column_text] Boletín de maduración #2 Continuamos con la difusión de los resultados de los muestreos del seguimiento de la maduración:  esta segunda semana, además de incorporar datos de la...

Rioja in film

Rioja in film

[vc_row][vc_column][ucaddon_imagen_rioja_legend image="7919" leyenda="UN RIOJA DE PELÍCULA" uc_init_settings=""][vc_column_text] Durante el pasado mes de agosto, los vinos de la DOCa Rioja fueron los grandes protagonistas de los festivales de cine al aire...

Ripening status report No. 1: the awaited start.

Ripening status report No. 1: the awaited start.

We start publishing the results of the ripeness monitoring grape samplings: on this first week, we include figures on Rioja Oriental. Figures on Rioja Alta and Alavesa will be made available from next week. Ripeness monitoring allows grape growers to determine the...

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