Local importers make it easy to explore exciting, affordable wines from one of Spain’s most dynamic regions

Local importers make it easy to explore exciting, affordable wines from one of Spain’s most dynamic regions

The Seattle Times
December 9, 2018


AMONG THE LARGEST and most dynamic wine regions, Spain produces twice as much wine as the United States. Within Spain, arguably the most interesting region is called Rioja, where the red grape Tempranillo dominates vineyards.

The history of Rioja goes back a millennium; it rose in fame in the 19th century, when phylloxera devastated the vineyards of France. Many French winemakers turned to Rioja to get them through the most difficult times. This not only brought recognition to the region, but the Bordeaux winemakers also brought expertise and upgrades.>>>Read the entire article featuring Chateau Ste Michelle on The Seattle Times

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