This winter is an exciting time for D.O.P. Cariñena. The region is headed to VinExpo New York for the first time to showcase a stellar lineup of regional wines and host a Master Class on Garnacha with Spanish Master of Wine Pedro Ballesteros. Leading Cariñena wineries will be releasing new vintages in the US in April, and the region has been making the news in numerous outlets all across the country. Now that we’ve launched on Instagram, we’ll be sharing our top tags in future newsletters featuring our friends and followers. So, grab a glass of Garnacha and let’s get started!
Cariñena 2019 Preview: The Year Ahead
The New Year looks to be a big boon for Cariñena. Starting with the region’s presence at VinExpo New York in March, Cariñena shows no signs of slowing down. We’ll be hosting pop-up tastings around the country as well as the next virtual celebration of International Grenache/Garnacha Day on Friday, September 20. Add to all of this new vintage releases in reds, whites and rosé, and there’s plenty for wine lovers to get excited about!
Inside VinExpo New York: Cariñena Sponsors Grand Tasting Pavilion and Garnacha Master Class
Cariñena, the historic birthplace of Garnacha, will sponsor VinExpo New York in March 2019 as a highlight of the region’s Global Garnacha Road Tour. Pedro Ballesteros, Master of Wine from Spain, will lead a VinExpo Master Class on Garnacha from Cariñena and other regions around the globe. Bodegas Paniza, Bodegas San Valero and Grandes Vinos will present at the first dedicated Cariñena Pavilion at the Grand Tasting. Grandes Vinos Anayón Cariñena 2013 will also be featured in the Wine Spectator 90+ Club Tasting Bar, an editor’s selection of exclusive, top-scoring wines. For full details, Read More.
Inside VinExpo NY: Q&A with Pedro Ballesteros MW
As the birthplace of Garnacha Tinta (a.k.a. grenache) and the Cariñena (carignan) varieties, plus the kind of value only an under-the-radar historic appellation can deliver, D.O.P. Cariñena region remains an important and delicious reference point for Garnacha’s long history. Pedro Ballesteros, MW will lead a VinExpo Master Class to share insights on Garnacha wines from Cariñena to France, California, Italy and Israel. To get the conversation started, we asked Pedro for his thoughts on the grape and its hometown appellation. Read more.
Top 5 Tags! Popular Posts from Instagram This Season
Since launching our Instagram last fall, we have been thrilled by the posts, tags and shares from our friends and followers. To show our appreciation to a few loyal @VinosCarinena lovers, we’re spotlighting some of our favorite posts and pairings. Whether a regional recipe or a pic from the region, now you can see them all in one place. Be sure to follow us on Twitter
and keep tagging and talking for your chance to be included in our next round-up!