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Serious Grape: Grenache Rosé

Maggie Hoffman 4 comments

Just because it's summer doesn't mean our obsession with Grenache has to end. We've told you about our favorite grenache-based wines under $25, those under $10, and now it's time for the Grenache rosés. Winemakers all over the world include Grenache in delicious dry and tangy rosé blends. Don't be put off by the pinkness: these are serious wines, full of flavor and regional character. More

Serious Grape: Splurge-Worthy Grenache

Maggie Hoffman 3 comments

As our series on Grenache red wines winds to a close this week, we are venturing beyond budget finds and delicious options under $25 to check out what happens when you shell out for the pricey stuff. More

Serious Grape: 18 Grenache-Based Wines for Under $25

Maggie Hoffman 1 comment

It can be full and velvety, or fresh and bright. It can taste like roasted tomatoes or plums, blackberries and black licorice, and sometimes there's a hint of mint and lavender. There are plenty of good ones for under ten bucks, but we've really noticed a sweet spot at $15-20. Here are our notes on eighteen Grenache-based wines that you can buy for under $25. More

Wine for $9: Grenache

Maggie Hoffman 2 comments

The wine made from Grenache (known as Garnacha in Spain and Cannonau in Sardinia) can be humble or haughty, rough or refined. Grenache can yield pale, delicate wines that are perfect for picnics, or deep gamey wines with a punch of peppery spice. Grenache wines can have concentrated baked-cherry and strawberry-jam flavors, and the high alcohol that results from making wine with very ripe fruit. Some have a fresh green herbal note—look for hints of mint and eucalyptus. They're good barbecue wines and they're perfect for serving with duck or lamb. More

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