Rioja Wines Experience Toronto

Rioja Wines Experience Toronto – A Must-Attend Event for Wine Professionals

The Consejo Regulador Rioja DOCa is presenting a late afternoon and evening tasting led by WineAlign Partner Michael Godel at Bossanova, one of Toronto’s premier wine and beer shops in the heart of Roncesvalles Village. The Rioja Wines Experience Toronto, an exclusive event for wine professionals and enthusiasts. Scheduled for Tuesday, June 4th, at Bossanova in Roncesvalles Village, this event promises an unparalleled opportunity to taste and explore a diverse range of Rioja wines. Guests will enjoy exquisite appetizers from Barque Smokehouse and other eclectic tapas, making it a truly immersive experience.

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
  • Venue: Bossanova, 103 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto (Dundas West subway, TTC streetcar line)
  • Sessions:
    • Session 1: 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    • Session 2: 7:45 PM – 10:15 PM
  • Tickets: $70 plus HST & Fees (Includes all food and wine samples). Get your tickets here.

Participating Wineries

  • Abel Mendoza
  • Artuke
  • Bodega Bideona
  • Bodegas Ostatu
  • Bodegas Herederos del Marqués de Riscal
  • Bodegas Muga
  • Bodegas Puelles
  • Bodegas Queirón
  • La Rioja Alta
  • Loli Casado
  • Palacios Remondo
  • Remirez de Ganuza

Experience the Diversity of Rioja

Rioja is renowned for its diverse wine styles, with three distinct sub-regions offering a thousand different expressions. Spanning over 66,000 hectares, the villages and vineyards of Rioja each bring their own unique character to the wines. This event provides a unique opportunity to explore the traditional and innovative approaches that define Rioja wines.

Educational Insights with Michael Godel

The tasting sessions will be led by Michael Godel, Partner at WineAlign and a respected authority on Rioja wines. Michael will provide a comprehensive overview of Rioja DOCa wines, highlighting both time-honored techniques and modern innovations. Attendees will have the chance to sample wines from at least eight different producers, gaining a deep understanding of the region’s offerings.

Rioja Wines Experience Toronto – June 4th Michael Godel

Perfect Pairings

Enhance your appreciation of Rioja wines by pairing them with gourmet food. The event will feature appetizers from Barque Smokehouse alongside various tapas, hors d’oeuvres, pintxos, and mezze. This culinary experience will demonstrate how Rioja wines complement various flavors, enhancing the overall tasting experience.

Networking Opportunities

Beyond tasting exceptional wines, the Rioja Wines Experience Toronto is an excellent networking opportunity. Connect with fellow wine professionals, industry experts, and representatives from the participating wineries. Build valuable relationships and expand your professional network in a relaxed and enjoyable setting.

Why Attend?

  • Exclusive Tastings: Sample some of the finest Rioja wines, including rare and limited-edition bottles.
  • Educational Insights: Learn from industry experts about the traditions and innovations in Rioja winemaking.
  • Gourmet Pairings: Experience how Rioja wines enhance and are enhanced by a variety of gourmet foods.
  • Networking: Meet and connect with industry leaders and fellow wine enthusiasts.

About WineAlign

WineAlign is the ultimate service for making informed wine-buying decisions. Whether you’re shopping from home or in-store, WineAlign provides valuable tools to help you choose the best wines for your tastes and budget. With professional ratings, reviews, and a user-friendly platform, WineAlign ensures you always find the right wine for any occasion. Explore the many benefits of WineAlign and consistently bring great wine experiences to your table.


For further inquiries, please contact Michael Godel.

Join us at the Rioja Wines Experience Toronto and immerse yourself in the world of Rioja’s finest wines. This event is a must-attend for anyone serious about wine. We look forward to seeing you there!