TIP OF THE DAY: Spain’s Great Red Grape For National Tempranillo Day

November 8th is International Tempranillo Day—the best known grape and red wine varietal in Spain. Its name is the diminutive form of the Spanish word temprano, which means early. It was so named because the Tempranillo (temp-rah-NEE-yo) grape ripens, and is harvested, several weeks earlier than most Spanish red grapes. The wine is full-bodied, with…
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