Rioja, one of Spain’s best-known wine regions, evokes visions of tapas-laden bistros on evenings that stretch lazily into night. But how well do you really know Rioja? From sub-regions to classifications to typical flavor profiles (and how the heck do you properly pronounce Rioja, anyways?), there’s much more to this Spanish standard than meets the eye.
Check out our foolproof infographic to get the complete low-down on Rioja and the Tempranillo grape. Get ready to dance off into the Spanish sunset.