Friday, April 12, 2013

Tempranillo in Texas

This article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram last month discusses Tempranillo's future in Texas, predicting that it will become the state's signature varietal, like Malbec for Argentina or Shriaz for Australia:

Tempranillo Hits Pay Dirt in Texas

This makes perfect sense, because the climate and topography of west Texas resemble parts of Spain, where Tempranillo is from, and where it makes some gorgeous wines.  I love this grape, so I hope it will help Texas establish itself as a great state for wine!

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