Entrena is a small town south of Logroño. It’s one of the most important wine villages in the Rioja DOC, with about 700 hectares (1730 acres) of vineyards but it’s never been a place that jumps out at you as far as wine is concerned. Then along came the owners of several vineyards at the top of a hill with a spectacular view of the Ebro valley. These guys had a dream: to put Entrena on the map.
Gourmands flock to the Cape, some relocate permanently despite the environmental warnings including crash weight gain, sun burn and liver damage often associated with overwhelming feelings of misadventure and debilitating excitement. Some even arrive at contentment but it’s an arduous journey.
The “Best Of Club” Bordeaux is an informal association that gathers recent and former Great Wine Capitals Best Of Wine Tourism Award Winners of the Bordeaux region. The Club assembles laureates of the current year and those from the past two years, to get together in order to share information and expertise, to exchange experiences and ideas and to participate in several promotional activities. In a six weeks rotation the members meet and discuss a particular changing topic in the pleasant and friendly ambiance of their own properties.