Nit de les Carinyenes (“The night of the Carignans”) just saw its 9th edition last week. For those who sadly may yet be unaware of this event, it’s put on yearly by the Porrera Cellars Association and showcases the grape which the village is best known for in DOQ Priorat: Carignan. The 17 cellars in attendance are usually pouring 100% Carignan wines which can take the form of finished wines or then a barrel sample that’s the Carignan for part of a blend. Despite its happening in the spring and […]

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