Read about wines made from the Carignan grape variety — usually blends from Spain and France — with this archive of wine articles from Opening a Bottle.
First-Taste Guide to Priorat
Spain's Boldest and Most Bracing Red Looks to the Future
A Syrah-Carignan for the End of the World
200 (Or So) Words on a Wine I Enjoyed.
Joan d’Anguera Planella: Another Reader Reco
First ... a Tangent
Provence Makes Great Red Wine, Too
You Just Have to Hunt For It
Nita Priorat by Meritxell Pallejà: A Reader Reco
250 Words (Or So) On a Wine I Loved
Camins del Priorat
My favorite wines at the moment are those tangentially related to greatness, at a fraction of the cost....
Perfect Pairing: Fitou and Gattinara
Following French Subtlety with Italian Gusto
Corbières: The Perfect Burger Wine
I suppose it was inevitable: I’m beginning to take an interest in French wine. For some, it’s...