The 2019 Recommended Rioja 8 x 8 wine challenge was held on September 19. A record of over 260 wines participated. During the competition, 5 groups of judges consisting of professional wine educators, sommeliers, media and wine lovers, marked each wine after blind tasting.
There were 8 categories, and the top 8 wines in each category were awarded as Recommended Rioja 8×8 wines (total number of winning wines: 64).
CATEGORY 1. UN-OAKED WHITE WINE
CATEGORY 2. OAKED WHITE WINE
CATEGORY 3. ROSE WINE
CATEGORY 4. GUARANTEE OF ORIGIN RED WINE
CATEGORY 5. CRIANZA RED WINE
CATEGORY 6. RESERVA RED WINE
CATEGORY 7. GRAN RESERVA RED WINE
CATEGORY 8. NON TEMPRANILLO RED WINE