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    Can Can Cannonau

    It's dusty, windswept, almost African in its wide-flung spaces and scraggy escarpments. Isolated old farmhouses, propped up with corrugated iron,…

    27 Feb 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    WWC 25 - Martin Day

    Martin Day, our 25th writing-competition entrant, began his journey into wine in 1996 when, as a 22 year old, he took an assistant manager’s position…

    15 Feb 2017 Guest contributor
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    ​Grenache in the Yarra - a warming trend

    Ten years ago, in an article about climate change, I predicted that the Yarra Valley, traditionally famous for cool-climate grape varieties such as…

    31 Jan 2017 Max Allen
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    In praise of Grenache Gris

    A slightly shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also my tasting notes on Languedoc wines tasted recently and those…

    24 Sep 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Spice Route Grenache 2013/4 Swartland

    From 570 rand (for six bottles), £9.45, 149.95 Danish krone Find this wine This is a keenly priced wine that combines two of my current interests,…

    5 Feb 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    A new way ahead for Grenache?

    This is a slightly longer version of an article published by the Financial Times. See also this guide to our considerable coverage of Rhône 2014. Even…

    16 Jan 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Garnacha - now the height of fashion

    (I will bear all this in mind today as I begin my assault of 2014 Châteauneufs here in the Rhône Valley - JR)  In Spain today there is one grape…

    18 Nov 2015 Ferran Centelles
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    Lledoner Roig - a Costa Brava speciality

    Catalan resident and author of the Vinologue book series, Miquel Hudin sends this account of a tasting devoted to a niche grape variety in the…

    28 Jul 2015 Guest contributor
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    ​Dani Landi, Las Uvas de la Ira 2013 Méntrida

    From €17.15, £20.70, AU$46, 249.95 Danish krone, $33.13 (2012) Find this wine I’m rather ashamed that Daniel Gómez Jiménez-Landi (pictured here) has…

    3 Jul 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Grenache - Pyrenees still a barrier

    For today's Throwback Thursday, we travel backwards only as far as two days ago to revisit this report by wine writer Miquel Hudin, founder of the …

    30 Apr 2015 Guest contributor
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    David (Sadie) Grenache 2012 Swartland

    From £22.46, HK$229.65 Find this wine I am getting increasingly excited about the huge strides that South African winemakers have been…

    20 Jun 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Yalumba Bush Vine Grenache 2011/12 Barossa

    From $13.99, Aus$17.39, €11.80, £10.99, NZ$22.99 Find this wine The 2011 grape harvest was billed as the vintage from hell in South…

    6 Dec 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Coulure shrinks 2013 Grenache crop

    Down here in the Languedoc we have so far been spared the serious storm/hail damage that has afflicted Burgundy' s Côte de Beaune and the Entre Deux…

    13 Aug 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Maury madness?

    One French region I think has enormous potential and I have been following closely for at least the last 10 years is the Agly Valley in Roussillon,…

    27 Feb 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Grenaches for Grenache Day

    In support of International Grenache Day today, we have assembled the following collection of the tasting notes we have all taken recently for your…

    24 Sep 2010 Team JR