Bodegas Muga


You may have read a recent Cork Talk article about a small crack appearing in the apparently rich veneer of Spain’s most famous area of wine production, Rioja? Well, time will tell of course, but it appears that the tiny crack is about to become a mighty schism.
An in-depth analysis of the problem is not the purpose of this article. When the murky waters have cleared a little, I shall return to this topic. However, by way of background information for this week’s Cork Talk and put very simplistically, one of the grandee, very well respected Rioja bodegas has abandoned the DOCa over a fairly long running dispute about terroir, and quality. There will be more on this – soon.

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