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Is Rioja ready for wine tourism?

After visiting the Rioja wine region in Spain this week, and as a follow up to my previous post about whether or not the wine industry is ready for tourism, there appears to be a number of challenges this region faces, and perhaps some things other regions can learn from. Rioja is an extremely impressive […]

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Surprising Wine Facts

95% of US wine production comes from California; Airén is the most widely planted grape in the world. It is only found in Spain and is used for fortifying wine. (Sherry, Marsala & Brandy); Spain has the largest amount of land planted for growing wine; Italy is the largest producer of wine in the world

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