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So far garnacha has created 11 blog entries.

The new Pinot Noir? 

Well, although this very particular grape is not new at all, it’s been getting broader worldwide recognition during the last two decades, with a new generation of  Garnacha winemakers in Europe are taking a new approach on the variety. In the recent times, it has also become a trend, and one way for better explain [...]

What is a wine Appellation?

When classifying and categorizing different wines the methods may be countless, but no one can deny there is nothing that influences more in your wine opinions – no matter if you are an expert or an aficionado- that the appellation system. Especially if you throw yourself to the search of new discoveries, an appellation proves [...]

Scientific origin of Garnacha (a.k.a. Grenache)

European Birthplace As far as the wine world remembers, Garnacha has been known as a Southern European grape, under the appellatives of Grenache in France, Cannonau in Sardegna and Garnacha or Garnatxa in Spain. It was one of the first varieties to be introduced to Australia in the 18th century and during the 19th, [...]

Grenaches du Monde 2018: a record edition celebrated in Europe

Last April the 14th, the closing ceremony of the sixth edition of Grenaches du Monde International Contest took place in PDO Terra Alta (Catalonia, Spain).  The land of white Garnacha was this edition’s host region and chose Gandesa as its main spot for several tastings occurred from April 12 to April 14. Grenaches du [...]

Europe will host the VI International Garnacha/Grenache Contest

Every year since 2013, a unique occasion for celebrating Garnacha/Grenache wines from all over the world takes place: this is Grenaches du Monde, an exciting competition where more than 100 professional judges a wide selection of the grape from diverse geographical indications. The event, born and coordinated by the CIVR (Interprofessional Council of Wines [...]

European Quality Garnacha/Grenache: The New Hit Grape from the Old World

Spain and France join forces with the European Commission to unveil the grape’s true potential in North America Garnacha Origen Association and Wines of Roussillon (Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Roussillon) are thrilled to announce their alliance in launching “Garnacha/Grenache: The New Hit Grape from the Old World,” a three-year European Union co-funded campaign to [...]