Wine for the weekend - DOC Rioja Genoli Blanco 2009

White Rioja doesn’t all taste stale and dusty - take for example, this fresh and fruity little number from Viña Ijalba. Made from organic grapes (we are still researching whether this means a less-tedious hangover), this refreshing wine will cut through a muggy British summer evening to give a delicious, citrus-filled, grassy glass-full which matches perfectly with tapas-style food such as manchego cheese, prawns or calamari. For under a tenner, it’s a smart buy. £7.50, from www.vintageroots.co.uk

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