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International Grenache Day

Grenache, (also known as Grenache Noir, to distinguish it from its white counterpart Grenache Blanc) is the most widely planted grape in the southern Rhône Valley, and the second most widely planted grape world-wide. It is most often blended (with Syrah and Mourvèdre in France and Australia, and with Tempranillo in Rioja), and is most renowned in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, where it comprises 70% of the appellation’s acreage. Grenache appears to have originated in Spain, most likely in the northern province of Aragon, and ampelographers believe that Grenache was the foundation of Aragon’s excellent vin rouge du pays. From Aragon, it spread throughout the vineyards of Spain and the Mediterranean in

Possibly the best vineyard stay on the Planet

Ok, maybe that's possibly a bit of an over statement, but it could be 'your' best, as this place is magic! ​Nothing compares to a vineyard sunset over one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world or - To a leisurely stroll through premium shiraz vineyards or - To the best seat (or bath tub) in the house with a view that will take your breathe away! These words by Cambourne Estate certainly ring true. Time to plan a trip! Where is this place you ask? Cambourne’s 25 acre vineyard estate is located on the picturesque palm tree lined Seppeltsfield Rd in the world famous Barossa Valley in South Australia. The Barossa is one of the world's great wine regions, renowned for its food and wi

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