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A Grenache Toast for Peace!

September 21, 2012

A toast on Grenache Day to the last day of summer, International Peace Day, and World Gratitude Day!

Guess what I’m grateful for today? Guess what brings me peace, too? That’s right–a glass of grenache! Cheers!

Have a wonderful weekend full of surprises and celebrations of all kinds, great and small!

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Please join me in celebrating Grenache Day, today, Friday September 21, 2012 by enjoying a glass of this delightful varietal! You can share what you’re drinking on twitter by using the hashtag #grenacheday.

What is there to say about Grenache?

How about it’s one of the most widely grown varietals on the planet!  However, since grenache is used primarily in blends, many people don’t know they’ve had it or that they like it!

I am one of those people who definitely enjoys grenache –with or without its traditional Rhone blending partners, mourvedre and syrah. In case you’ve  heard the term GSM –the g is for grenache, the m is mourvedre and the s is syrah. I prefer my GSMs to be heavier on the grenache and light on the syrah.

On its own, Grenache can be a bit light for some people, and too fruity. Personally, I like its fruit…

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