Familia Montaña

The Montaña family and Classical Wines forged a partnership working in concert in an effort to re-launch a once-successful Rioja brand. It soon became apparent that the relationship merited a name and image that more clearly reflected the legacy and authenticity of product and source. Montaña just recently debuted in September of 2015 with a… Read more »

Olivier Rivière

With just shy of twenty hectares of vineyards that are rented, farmed or owned outright in Rioja Alta, Rioja Baja, Rioja Alavesa and Arlanza, and splitting his time between his own wines and those of Bodegas Lacus, it would be a gross understatement to say that Olivier Rivière is a busy man. Originally lured to… Read more »


Valenciso was founded in 1998 by Luis Valentín and Carmen Enciso, two Rioja natives with extensive experience in the making, tasting and commercialization of Rioja wines. Minority partners and contributors include former managers of Radoux, makers of the finest French oak barriques, and growers in the best areas of the Rioja Alta. Valenciso’s objective is… Read more »