Rioja around the clock this Christmas Rioja is the perfect pick, whether you want crowd-pleasers to elevate the traditional festive dinner, or are seeking a refreshing choice to pique appetites or freshen palates at an elegant gathering

This festive season, discover 10 great Riojas to cover all occasions, from party-friendly tipples to feast-worthy sippers

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No reason to believe vaccines will not work against Omicron variant, says de Gascun A Red Cross van transports passengers from  flights from South Africa who have tested positive for Covid-19 to a hotel where they will be quarantined. Photograph: Getty

Eamon Ryan says DFA is trying to repatriate Irish citizens from South Africa

Ulster show their grit to hold off Leinster and end unbeaten run Ulster’s James Hume runs in a late try during their URC clash with Leinster. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Late try from James Hume sealed the deal for the visitors on a freezing night in the RDS

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