Bodegas Paniza, Bodegas San Valero and Grandes Vinos y Viñedos will be attending the Global Wine, Beer & Spirits EPPS at ECRM at the Chateau Elan Winery & Resort in Braselton GA from August 27 to August 30. These leading producers from D.O.P. Cariñena will be presenting their wines to off-premise buyers and distributors from around the world.
Here are some quick facts about the region and its outstanding quality-to-value and flavorful, fruit-forward wines.
D.O.P. Cariñena is located in the heart of the Ebro Valley in Spain’s northeast region of Aragón.
Cariñena is poised to become the next big thing from Iberia due to both the affordability and crowd-pleasing approachability of its wines.
Garnacha is the main varietal produced here—in fact, Cariñena has more old-vine Garnacha planted than any other region in Spain.
Flavorful blends and other varietals include somm-favorite Cariñena, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Macabeo, and Chardonnay.
Wines from Cariñena have doubled in distribution in the U.S. in the past year.
Cariñena is a region to watch according to Wine Enthusiast, Wine.com, Wine & Spirits and The Today Show.