Spain’s Ribera del Duero: An Emerging Wine Region Ripens

The rugged terrain exudes a beauty born of extremes: Spain’s glistening, serpentine Duero River winds its way through a baked landscape of red brown soil rich in iron, gypsum, chalk, and other trace minerals. Only the tractors hauling loads of grapes through Ribera del Duero’s sleepy farming towns hint that one is traveling through red-wine […]