La Rioja Wine Region

Birthplace of Spanish language

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Indulge all five senses - Spoil yourself

History, tradition and wine… so much to tell! La Rioja is the birthplace of Spanish language; here you will find some great UNESCO Heritage monuments to visit and enjoy....
map of the La Rioja Wine Region region

Grape picker among the Rioja vineyards rows

Beautiful vineyards landscape in La Rioja

Cloister of the Royal Monastery of San Millán de Yuso, San Millán de la Cogolla

The precious village of Torrecilla in the Sierra de Cameros

Typical vineyards landscape in Douro river valley

Monastery of Nuestra Señora de Valvanera

The magic of the Ebro river passing through Rioja Alavesa

Colorful vineyards in Rioja Alavesa

Sajazarra castle, one of the most impressive fortresses in La Rioja

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Most people associate the word ‘Rioja’ with ‘Spanish wine’, and rightly so, but there is so much more to this autonomous northern region.  In fact, the word ‘indulge’ might have been created for Rioja.

The region is deep with historical roots. The first words written in Spanish occurred here in the 11th century.  In addition to the famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, the landscape is dotted with UNESCO designated monasteries, all of which merit a visit.

No matter where you start; no matter which direction you head; vistas of natural beauty will entice you.  In fact, there is only one city in the entire region, the capital, Logrono.  All the other urban centres are either towns or villages.

With over 500 wineries, Rioja offers an incredible variety of wines for tasting and wineries for visiting.  Tempranillo is the dominant grape, and 80% of the world’s Tempranillo vineyards are in Rioja.  If you like Cabernet Sauvignon, you will probably love these Spanish red wines.

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Luxury Hotels in La Rioja Wine Region
Some of our top selection for an unfergettable stay in La Rioja Wine Region
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Marques de Riscal

Álava

A Luxury Collection Hotel

5 star hotel

Hotel Viura

Rioja Alavesa

A Luxury Collection Hotel

5 star hotel

Palacio Tondon

Briñas

5 star hotel

Áurea Palacio De Correos

Logroño

An Eurostars Hotel Company

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