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Rioja

(rēō`hä), autonomous region, 1,690 sq mi (4,378 sq km), N Spain, coextensive with La Rioja prov. A fertile region, it is famous for its fine wines, which are produced chiefly between Logroño and Haro in the upper Ebro Valley.

Rioja

Spain’s most widely exported wine. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
See: Wine

rioja

a red or white wine, with a distinctive vanilla bouquet and flavour, produced around the Ebro river in central N Spain
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An example of a joven white, the SOLAR DE ESTRAUNZA BLANCO, RIOJA ALAVESA 2016 (PS8.
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Under the collaborative agreement between the Federation of Employers of La Rioja (FER) and the Economic Development Agency for La Rioja (ADER), 50% of the travel and trade fair cost of the companies grouped in the Consortium would be borne by ADER.
The distance from Madrid to Logrono, the principal town in La Rioja is approximately five hours by car and centuries in wine time.
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