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Rioja (rēō´hä), autonomous region, 1,690 sq mi (4,378 sq km), N Spain, coextensive with La Rioja prov. A fertile region, it is famous for its fine wines, which are produced chiefly between Logroño and Haro in the upper Ebro Valley.

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rioja Wines from the Rioja region of Spain; white or red. Traditionally matured in oak casks, so have a strong ‘oaky’ flavour.

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