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November 8th marks the second annual celebration of #TempranilloDay. And what a perfect day to celebrate a grape that produces wine so reminicent of fall.
So what do you know about Tempranillo? Here are a few facts.
- It’s the 4th most planted grape in the world
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One of my favorite wines to drink in the summer is Godello (pronounced go-DAY-oh), a seemingly obscure white variety from the northwest Spanish region, Galicia. I discovered this grape a few years back when I snagged a bottel of Bodegas Godeval from our Berkeley retail store. I was immediately hooked and … More
As a fan of Spanish wines, I was lucky enough to attend a three day intensive Spanish wine course in San Francisco last week. It was offered by The Wine Academy of Spain, which is dedicated to the education of wine professionals and enthusiasts, and the promotion of Spanish … More
Region: Ribera del Duero
Country: Spain (located north-central, in Castille & Lyon)
Grape(s): The wines of Ribera del Duero are almost exclusively red. White wines are rare and not exported. The reds come primarily from a variation of Tempranillo, which goes by the name of Tinto Fino or Tinto del … More