Where to buy
Here are some places where you can find wines from the northern Spain region of Rueda:
2009 Jose Pariente Rueda Verdejo: About $19 at the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, http://www.winehouse.com; and Wally's Wine & Spirits in Los Angeles, (310) 475-0606, http://www.wallywine.com.
2009 Shaya Rueda Verdejo "Old Vines": About $12, widely available.
2008 Bodegas Naia Rueda Verdejo: About $12 at Mission Wines in South Pasadena, (626) 403-9463, http://www.missionwines.com; and at Woodland Hills Wine Co. in Woodland Hills, (818) 222-1111, http://www.whwc.com.
2008 Hermanos del Villar Oro de Castilla Rueda Verdejo: About $12 at Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454, http://www.winex.com.
2008 Marqués de Riscal Rueda: About $9 at Fine Wine House in Upland, (877) 981-6555, http://www.finewinehouse.com.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times