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Rioja Reclaims its Past

Thomas Matthews
Issue: June 30, 2003

In 1993, European bureau chief James Suckling and I visited Rioja, Spain's most prestigious wine region. We organized a tasting that encompassed nearly 150 red wines from 15 bodegas; the vintages ranged from 1990 back to 1970.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2003.

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