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RIOJA ALAVESA
The Most Dynamic Wine producing sector in Europe


A PRIVILEGED REGION
The Rioja Alavesa region, in the south of the Basque Country, has excepcional conditions for growing grapes.
The excellence of the grapes is the starting point for the unique personality of its wines.
The most widespread grape varieties are: tempranillo for red wines and viura for white wines.

THE VANGUARD OF QUALITY WINES
The wineries of Rioja Alavesa are pioneers in wine making technology. Large investments and a strong commitment to R&D have placed the sector at the forefront in implementing the most advanced wine making techniques, while continuing a tradition that holds experience, knowledge and good work.

A CULTURAL PHENOMENON
Recent years have also witnessed an unprecedented cultural phenomenon: wine tourism.
In Rioja Alavesa, wineries have opened their doors, standing out as trae wine sanctuaries, where architecture and design, hotel, restaurant, wine and tourism all come together to offer new experiences.

TRADITION
The cultivation of wine in Rioja Alavesa has a two millennia long tradition.
Playing an important role in the Middle Ages, its industrial boom goes back to the second half of the nineteenth century.

INNOVATION
Since the introduction of early methods of making and ageing wine, over a hundred years ago, until today, innovation has been a constant in this wine making sector.

VOCATION
The desire for the excellence of its wines produced in this privileged region, has allowed us to design a personality distinguished by its quality, which defines the Rioja Alava wine.

THE VALUE OF A BRAND
Alavesa Rioja wines are internationally renown, best shown in its numerous awards and honours and its presence in the best restaurants in the world.
They are the benchmark, along with French wines, of the high quality wine sector in Europe.
30% of their sales are for export.
One of every three bottles of barrel aged wine from the Rioja is from Rioja Alavesa.
Currently, the wines of the Rioja Alavesa are considered the spearhead, in terms of quality, of the Rioja qualified designation of origin.
The Rioja brand exceeds the degree of customer royalty of any brand of wines with a qualified designation of origin.

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