VIGNO in WineAnorak – Jamie Goode

Wine Anorak (January 2012) — Jamie Goode Excerpt : Vigno (pronounced veenio) is short for Vignadores de Carignan. It’s a new collaborative project to promote old vine Carignan wines from Maule, and the name Vignadores is a mutation from the Spanish term for winegrower, viñadores, with the ‘g’ from Carignan added in. Old vine Carignan […]

The Guardian on Carignan, Fair Trade, and our Maule Valley

Fiona Beckett, Friday 24 February 2012 22.59 GMT “If you’ve heard of carignan, you may be surprised at that last one. It’s the workhorse grape of the Languedoc, where it has traditionally made dense, plodding reds – “giving a solid taste fundament to many wines”, as the quaintly translated website puts it. In […]