rioja

noun, often capitalized
rio·​ja | \ rē-ˈō-(ˌ)hä How to pronounce rioja (audio) \

Definition of rioja

: a wine from the Rioja region of Spain especially : a dry red wine from this region

First Known Use of rioja

1863, in the meaning defined above

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