10 Spanish Reds that Look Beyond Rioja

Many other regions deliver great value and quality, as these new reviews demonstrate

10 Spanish Reds that Look Beyond Rioja
The wines of Bodegas Luzón are a good introduction to the bounty of Jumilla. (Courtesy of Bodegas Luzón)
Sep 19, 2019

Rioja has earned its reputation as Spain's most prestigious wine region, but many other areas deliver delicious reds with distinctive character. Here are 10 reds that will tempt you to explore Spain beyond Rioja.

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