Marisa D'vari

Marisa D'vari

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New York / International fine wine writer, wine judge, wine educator. Author of Learn Wine Fast and master of the Buzz!
Marisa D'vari
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d'Arenberg - The Stump Jump Red - Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre - South Australia (McLaren Vale), Australië - Vinthousiast, Rupelmonde (Kruibeke) - www.vinthousiast.be

d'Arenberg - The Stump Jump Red - Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre - South Australia (McLaren Vale), Australië - Vinthousiast, Rupelmonde (Kruibeke) - www.

Grilled Shellfish and Vegetables al Cartoccio Cartoccio means "paper" in Italian, which refers to the wrapping used to make packets for grilling. Here, foil packets preserve every drop of the delicious seafood juices for sopping up with crusty bread.

Grilled Shellfish and Vegetables Al Cartoccio Cartoccio means paper in Italian, which refers to the wrapping used to make packets for grilling. Here, foil packets preserve every drop of the complex seafood juices for sopping up with crusty bread.

This luscious blend of grenache, syrah and mourvère is a quintessential southern Rhône reminiscent of the era before so many of the wines turned into fruit bombs. Dry, well structured and absolutely delicious, it conjures up images of log fires and roasted meats. Contrast it with the Ermitage du Pic St.-Loup: same grapes, different places. (Photo: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

This luscious blend of grenache, syrah and mourvère is a quintessential southern Rhône reminiscent of the era before so many of the wines turned into fruit bombs. Dry, well structured and absolutely delicious, it conjures up images of log fires and roasted meats. Contrast it with the Ermitage du Pic St.-Loup: same grapes, different places. (Photo: Tony Cenicola/The New York Times)

Wine Folly's Grenache Wine Guide: Tablas Creek has worked with Château de Beaucastel in Châteauneuf-du-Pape since 1989 to bring in cuttings of Côtes du Rhône wine grapes to America. The nursery at Tablas Creek is almost single-handedly responsible for the US plantings of grapes like Grenache and Viognier.

You've probably heard of Pinot noir, but can you list the other 12 light red wine varieties commonly available? Most light red wine varieties hide in the shadows of their wide-shouldered cousins.