THE WINE REGION OF RIOJA
From its stunning beauty to its superb wines, what’s not to love about Rioja? Spain’s most famed wine region has been having a well-deserved banner year and we couldn’t be happier. Not only has Rioja been featured on the cover of wine spectator, there has been a significant increase in educational programming, special events and tastings across the nation. Adding to this, renowned Rioja expert Ana Fabiano has authored a beautiful book on the appellation: The Wine Region of Rioja. Fabiano writes with an engaging style covering topics such as Rioja’s rich history and heritage, the unique terroir, the varietals, regulations and classifications. Also included are winemaker profiles and a food section with recipes and pairing suggestions. Additionally, this comprehensive and approachable work is filled with spectacular photography. If you’re interested in Rioja, this book is well-worth checking out! Ana Fabiano is currently the US Trade Ambassador for Vibrant Rioja, the Brand Ambassador for the DOCa Rioja and a highly credentialed authority on the wine and food industry of Spain. Published by Sterling Epicure, retail price is $35.