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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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En suma, en ese escrito de diciembre se comprometieron a denunciar a Riojas ante la justicia civil y eclesiastica, como lo marcan las leyes.
Region: Rioja Vaiietal:Tempranillo Price: $95 Aromas: Licorice, currant, guava and walnuts Flavors: Black pepper, ripe plum, lactic Impression: Great character, silky, subtle Structure: Medium body, past its best already Drink with: Manchego Why I loved this wine?
He said Riojas even began attending his school football games, and the two would spend his lunch period together and drive to area motels to sleep together.
Conservative estimates from the Hispanic Institute report that lower income Americans transfer billions of dollars to higher income Americans every year because of hidden credit and debit card fees on goods and services of every type, including necessities such as gas, groceries and clothing," said Riojas.
Alot of wine is labelled with reference to the region in which it's made - Rioja, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Valpolicella and Chablis.
Law-enforcement agencies short on manpower and the advanced technologies necessary to stem the flow of drugs were more than happy to make use of the assets the military could provide, Riojas said, and JTF-6 quickly became an indispensable part of the counterdrug effort.
El sociologo Gonzalez Mena acota que los partidos no son los unicos subsidiados por el Estado: hay que agregar 77 "Asociaciones Politicas Nacionales" cuyos objetivos van desde "politizar a obreros despedidos" y "redisenar los principios del liberalismo mexicano" a "mantener vivo el ideario politico de Diana Laura Riojas de Colosio" y "promover el respeto a la diversidad sexual".
Ellen Riojas Clark, an associate professor of bicultural/bilingual studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, agrees that a proverb's potency is contingent on the language from which it is spawned.
Among the seven officials being investigated is the left-leaning PSN leader Gustavo Riojas Sanatana.
However, now that oak-aged Riojas below the pounds 6 mark are few and far between, we have started to look for alternatives from other regions.