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Any of various wines, usually red, from the northern Spanish province of La Rioja and a few adjacent areas.
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(Brewing) a red or white wine, with a distinctive vanilla bouquet and flavour, produced around the Ebro river in central N Spain
[C20: from La Rioja, the area where it is produced]
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a dry red wine from the Rioja region of N Spain.
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