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Garnacha: second most important grape in Spanish wines

The historical discredit in Spain of Grenache grape is far removed. The reason why it was considered a minor grape was because it was appreciated as a grape used for blending wine and, although it still in many cases fulfils this function of blending with other wines, great wines have been obtained from this grape. […]

Mencia grape: you can not imagine how good it can be

Luckily, in Spain we have a wide biodiversity that allows us to enjoy countless wines. One of the grapes that is developing an extraordinary potential lately is the Mencia, so today we are going to talk a little about it.   Mencia grape Located in the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, the Mencia is a […]

Everything you need to know about Colombard wine

Colombard is not the world’s sexiest white wine grape, to put it mildly. It lacks the star power of Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay, but it’s got its place in the winegrowing world. If you’ve never heard of the Colombard grape, don’t worry. Our quick guide will tell you everything you need to know, fast. Let’s […]

Trebbiano: The most important grape you’ve never heard of

Do you know the Trebbiano wine grape? Perhaps you know it as Ugni Blanc. Perhaps you don’t. That’s OK. Trebbiano is a high-yielding white wine grape from the Mediterranean, with its most significant plantings in Italy and parts of France. So what? Italian Trebbiano is produced in lots of different areas and at lots of […]

3 surprising facts about Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc has a low profile as far as wine grapes go. When compared with Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay, poor Chenin is so often forgotten about. It may not be flashy, but any serious wine lover would surely appreciate what Chenin can offer when given half the chance! The Chenin Blanc grape is incredibly versatile, […]

Everything you should know about Godello

The world of wine is inherently quite romantic, dare we say even sexy. Yes, it’s an agricultural product made from grapes, but that doesn’t detract from the glamour and sensuousness of it all. When it comes to grapes and sex appeal, though, there’s a bit of an imbalance – some grapes are certainly sexier than […]

Semillon from around the world

Semillon, or Sémillon to give the French spelling, is a white wine grape found in many regions throughout the world, though most popular in France and Australia. Its berries can be spotted by their thin, golden skin and can produce both dry and sweet wines. Dry white wine produced from Semillon is usually quite rich […]