Digging in to D.O.P. Cariñena, Spring Edition - Cariñena

Digging in to D.O.P. Cariñena, Spring Edition

Welcome to the first edition of the D.O.P. Cariñena newsletter! Don’t miss our exclusive preview of the Global Garnacha Summit – the first event of its kind in the U.S. – scheduled for April 24 at The CIA at Copia in Napa, CA. Discover migas, your new favorite comfort food to accompany food-friendly Garnacha; read a firsthand account from wine expert Lyn Farmer of his visit to the region; hear from the top winemakers in Aragón; and stay up-to-date on the latest news.


Q: What do Randall Grahm, Bob Bath, MS and D.O.P. Cariñena have in Common?
A: In a word: GARNACHA! They’re all presenting at the Global Garnacha Summit on April 24 at The CIA at Copia in Napa, CA. Full details follow.


Trends to Watch…
Top Spanish winemakers on old vines, elevation and other winemaking insights from the birthplace of Garnacha. Discover more here.





A Recipe for Our Favorite Spanish Comfort Food…
The original comfort food of Cariñena, migas or “crumbs,” was an easy dish for shepherds and growers to prepare in the fields – and continues to be popular on local menus. It is a great way to use stale bread and pairs wonderfully with the fruit-forward wines of Cariñena. Get the recipe.


Wine Expert Lyn Farmer: My Impressions of Cariñena…
Lyn Farmer, who presented a recent seminar on D.O.P. Cariñena at the 2017 Wine Bloggers Conference in Santa Rosa, CA, considers the region one of his favorites. Traveling there really influenced his impressions of the area. Read his firsthand account about the experience.