Today we are going to speak about Grenache. This red grape is thought to have its origin in the northern Spanish province of Aragón. Others, though, trace it back to the island of Sardinia, while some believe that it came from the italian city of Vernazza, Liguria.
Widely planted around the world and perfectly adapted to hot, dry climates, for many years Grenache was used mostly to produce bulk wine. Fortunately, over the last two decades, and particularly in Spain, a better understanding of the grape's characteristics and the recovery of some truly unique old vines have dramatically increased the quality of Grenache-based wines.Read More