The prestige of a privileged land devoted to wine for more than two thousand years.
Rioja was the first Designation of Origin in Spain to earn Calificada status. This was in 1991.
A rigorous and effective control system makes Rioja synonymous with the highest quality.
‘Best application in cultural and food tourism’ at FITUR. Don’t miss out!
Three production zones, each with a distinct personality: Rioja Alavesa, Rioja Alta and Rioja Orient
Certain to leave a mark on you. Wine is the connecting theme of all our routes.
Delve into the heart of our wines by knowing the history of our municipalities.
We tell you our stories and those of our wines.
An easy and simple way to download all the vintage tools.
Pioneering initiative to recognise the trajectory of recognised public figures in the world of art and sport and their contribution to the culture and value of Rioja.
The Rioja Prestige Award was created in 1994 by the Rioja DOCa Regulatory Council and is given each year to people or institutions who in their personal or professional lives contribute to upholding the culture and lifestyle of wine. This is a pioneering initiative in the vinous and cultural arena. The objective of the Award is to encourage in society a positive wave of opinion with respect to cultural and gastronomic topics which make wine healthy and different from other drinks. This is a task taken on by the Rioja Regulatory Council to create a positive image of wine in general.
The Rioja Prestige Award, without any financial donation or formal competition structure, has been given by the Regulatory Council to the following people, who to this date have identified themselves with the objectives of the Awards, without the motivation of self-gain:
The Rioja Prestige Awards count with the collaboration of the judging panel who all belong to the sectors of culture, science, economy, and communications.
Food journalist and president of the Rioja DOCa Regulatory Council, Gonzalo Sol, also forms part of the judging panel.
Previously, other judging panel members include Eduardo Arroyo, Adrián Piera, Camilo José Cela, Antonio Mingote, Sabino Fernández Campo, Francisco Grande Covián, Angel Martín Municio, Juan Antonio Samaranch and Horacio Sáenz Guerrero.
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