Rioja alternatives: Wines to try next

Decanter's tasting team picks out five wines you are likely to enjoy if you love good quality Rioja...

There are several key styles of Rioja, widening its appeal and making it a very popular choice with consumers.

Try these five quality Rioja alternatives picked out by Decanter’s tasting team for their similar flavours and use of oak, and see if you have discovered a new favourite wine.

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Wine Trails: Six Rioja wineries to visit

As part of our series of extracts from Lonely Planet's new travel book Wine Trails, see the six Rioja wineries