Posts tagged "Haro"
Maria Jose Lopéz de Heredia @ USQ

Maria Jose Lopéz de Heredia @ USQ

Enough has been said here about the wines of Lopéz de Heredia (at least for now!), so I will let Maria Jose speak about her family bodega.  Filmed on location at Union Square Wines:  Ladies and Gents, Maria Jose Lopéz de Heredia.  
Viña Tondonia 1994 Gran Reserva

Viña Tondonia 1994 Gran Reserva

As soon as I saw that Chambers Street Wines had received their initial allocation of López de Heredia 1994 Gran Reserva I had to have at it immediately.  Besides the fact that they are among the first to receive the wine in the United States, I simply wanted to try it.  And I wanted to...
The Classic Rioja Bodegas of Haro

The Classic Rioja Bodegas of Haro

It had been a minute since I had organized a wine dinner or tasting.  The last one was over a year ago and then some, and it was focused on classic Rioja.  With that in mind I put together a tasting with friends of the classic Rioja Bodegas which are based around the old railway...
Martínez Lacuesta:  Old School Rioja, Modern Game Changer, Doppelganger?

Martínez Lacuesta: Old School Rioja, Modern Game Changer, Doppelganger?

This is the second time trying the 2004 Martínez Lacuesta Rioja Reserva.  I had happened upon a bottle and tried it, knowing that this was potentially a traditional Rioja bodega, located in Haro, the seat of traditional Rioja, etc.  Anyway, yes, this may be traditional Rioja.  The history of Bodeagas Martínez Lacuesta is certainly there. ...
Notes from Rioja:  R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia

Notes from Rioja: R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia

It is hard to know even where to begin, but we found ourselves on the road to Rioja mostly because of one thing:  R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia.  The most old school of old school Rioja producers.  And one of the most traditional wineries in the world.  The aura around this winery, it’s wines,...
Notes from Rioja: Dinner @ Mesón Atamauri

Notes from Rioja: Dinner @ Mesón Atamauri

I have been exploring the Rioja wine region in Spain this week with some friends.  We have had some great experiences, met some wonderful and generous people, and have drunk some amazing bottles of Rioja.  We enjoyed these two old school Rioja’s at Mesón Atamauri in Haro, Rioja.  They were both drinking amazingly, and were...
López de Heredia Viña Tondonia:  Rioja's Most Traditional Bodega.

López de Heredia Viña Tondonia: Rioja’s Most Traditional Bodega.

On a recent Monday night there was a tasting of wines from López de Heredia Viña Tondia at Union Square Wines.  I can normally get pretty excited by any wine tasting, but this one was truly special.  López de Heredia Viña Tondia, located in the Rioja wine region, is known as Spain’s most traditional winery. ...