There is a lot of evidence that indicates that Grenache originated in the Aragon region of north-east Spain. Not least among that evidence is the fact that one of the many synonyms for Grenache is “Uva di Spagna”! As the kingdom of Aragon grew, so did the range of Grenache. It’s no wonder that the grape has a long history in regions such as Roussillon and Sardinia.
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