Category Archives: Garnacha

Wine for Normal People Podcast Ep 169: Priorat, Spain

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Ep_169__Priorat_Spain.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:17 — 44.0MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSA small production area of Spain, Priorat is one of only two DOCa (highest quality) regions of the country. These wines are expensive, but for good reason – they’re in short supply and are...

Audio blog 9: Garnacha: In the Shadows No More

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Audio_blog_9__Garnacha_Tinta_Red_Grenache.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:38 — 13.5MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSS Let’s say you had a friend whom you loved in a group setting but whom, alone, you found to be over the top, obnoxious, rude, and sort of base or low class. Try...

Garnacha de Fuego: Still En Fuego

A long while back (when I first started the blog) I did a quick review of a wine in a horrible looking bottle. I remember liking it, but I hadn’t seen it in a while and completely forgot about the bloated-Elvis-on-drugs-in-flame-licking-jumpsuit label. The other night, I was picking up some...

Wine For Normal People Radio : Episode 020 Best Wines for July 4th/Summer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/WFNP-020-2011-06-30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:25 — 19.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSOf course I love M.C. Ice and for those of you who are with me, don’t worry — he’ll make appearances again, but Rick is back from hiatus (which he took because his business...

Garnacha de Fuego — good stuff in a tacky bottle

So the marketers completely messed up on the packaging, making this look like an Elvis costume after everything went bad (there are flames on the bottle)…but the wine is pretty damn good so give it a shot. The Wine: Garnacha de FuegoGrape: Garnacha, aka Grenache, aka deliciousVintage: 2007Price: $7.99 in...