January 2017 - Cariñena
Grab some garnacha for #GARNACHADAY 2016

Grab some garnacha for #GARNACHADAY 2016

Because it can handle the demands of crazy continental climates like a champ, with vines withstanding wind and drought conditions considerably well, Garnacha (aka Grenache in France), is a go-to grape for all sorts of winemaking endeavors. Just to keep things...
A Closer Look at Spain’s Garnacha Wines From Aragon

A Closer Look at Spain’s Garnacha Wines From Aragon

In addition to being a major cultural and agricultural powerhouse, Aragon’s vineyards are renowned not only for their Tempranillo but for increasing Garnacha’s popularity. This is the land where Garnacha cultivation began in Roman times yet was under siege...
Cariñena: Spain’s Dark Horse

Cariñena: Spain’s Dark Horse

Less than half of the crop used to make wine for Bodegas San Valero is dedicated to old vine plantings, but neglect is not a common sight—or at least not one typically showcased to visitors. In fact, most of San Valero’s fields are manicured to a picture-perfect...