An indepth look at the evolution of the wine industry, covering political, cultural and social issues between production, supplier and consumer.
Over the last decade, Spain's most classic and widely recognized wine region,
Rioja, has experienced a tumultuous evolution in its wine industry. This book
documents the changes in wine law, the heated debates between the network
of estates, bodegas, and growers, and the problems of overproduction. All aspects
of the wines of Rioja are covered in detail - from the traditional estates to the most
innovative bodegas to the newest styles of red and white wines available. There
are comprehensive, indepth profiles of producers and their wines, with opinions and observations from the world's most recognized expert on Spanish wine.