Get Your Grenache on with #GrenacheDay September 15, 2017
Gather your friends, a few bottles of Grenache (don't forget Rosés made from Grenache) and celebrate International #GrenacheDay on Friday, September 15! Join online or create your own #GrenacheDay event at your winery, wine shop, office or home.
International #GrenacheDay Event Details
What: International #GrenacheDay
When: Friday, September 15, 2017
Time: All Day
Location: Planet Earth
Hashtags: #GrenacheDay or #Grenache
Check out how others from around the globe are celebrating #GrenacheDay by heading to the official website.
Where Will Team HdR Be?
Team HdR will be hitting the airwaves with the Cork Dorks for Liquid Lunch over on Krush 92.5. Tune in at noon on September 15th to hear all the juicy details about #Grenanche. Plus, we will have some very special winemaking guests joining us.
What to Do
- On #GrenacheDay open a bottle of #Grenache or two
- Tweet, facebook and blog all about #GrenacheDay for 24 hours (we don't recommend drinking Grenache for 24 hours, that would just be silly)
- Keep in mind Grenache grapes are often used to craft Rosé...which totally counts for #GrenacheDay.
- During International #GrenacheDay, ask questions and share facts from your favorite social media sites
- Send Team HdR questions about this lush variety and we'll happily answer them during #GrenacheDay
- Most importantly this day is all about #Grenache so we encourage you to open a bottle and enjoy with friends and family
Host Your Own International #GrenacheDay Infused Event
- Wineries, Restaurants and Retailers: highlight Grenache for the day (Don't forget the Rosé!)
- Host a #GrenacheDay tasting at your home with your pals with Grenache inspired bites
- Hold a #GrenacheDay Happy Hour at the office or even your home
Ten Tidbits on #Grenache
- Grenache: (Gra-Nash) big bodied, supple and rich strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, black pepper
- One of the most widely planted red wine grape varieties on the planet
- The vines get better with age
- Grenache has an uncanny ability to withstand drought.
- Grenache tends to ripen late in the harvest season.
- Grenache is happy when grown without a trellis system.
- Grenache is the prominent grape variety used to craft Côtes du Rhône wines in Southern France.
- In Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grenache is usually 80% of the blend.
- A majority of Southern French Rosés can attribute their characteristics to Grenache.
- In Spain, Grenache is referred to as Granacha where it just so happens to be the dominate grape variety within the Priorat.
We look forward to toasting #GrenacheDay with you on Friday, September 15th!