Grenache (Garnacha) is a red wine grape variety grown extensively in France, Spain, Australia and the United States. It is a particularly versatile both in the vineyard and the winery, which may explain why it is one of the most widely distributed grapes in the world.
Grenache is the French (and most internationally recognized) name for the grape, but it has a number of synonyms. In Spain, where it is grown extensively, it is known as Garnacha, and on the island of Sardinia it has been known for centuries as Cannonau. Some believe that the ... more
Vaucluse is an IGP title for red, white and rosé wines that are produced in the administrative department of the same name in southeastern France. The department lies in the heart of the southern Rhone Valley, and is home to such famous winegrowing villages as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Beaumes-de-Venise and Vacqueyras, as well as the catchment area of the sizable Ventoux and Cotes du Rhone Villages appellations. The IGP exists to allow growers in the area to e ... more
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