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Rioja Masterclass

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Rioja has a long history of winemaking and is often the first name that comes to mind when considering Spanish wine. But the story of Rioja extends beyond its famous reds aged in oak.

Join us for an exclusive masterclass bringing you up to speed with the changes in Rioja. 

We'll explore lesser-known grape varietals in the region such as Maturana Tinta, Tempranillo Blanco, and Monastel. We'll delve into the charm of the region's white and rosé wines and we'll gain insights into the innovative winemaking techniques shaping Rioja today.

Finally, we'll experience the differences that oak and bottle ageing impart, with a guided tasting of Crianza, Reserva, and Gran Reserva wines. This segment shows how ageing elevates the Rioja wine's complexity and character.

All our tastings include a minimum of 6 wines sourced locally so you can find them easily if you like them, full tasting notes, tasting sheet, and use of professional tasting glasses.

Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or new to the world of wine, this masterclass offers a unique opportunity to broaden your palate and deepen your understanding of one of Spain's most revered wine regions.

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The Venetian Wine Bar, Cambridge
21 Station Place

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