WSET Bitesize - What is Grenache?

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This 30 minute bitesize session covers the key facts you need to know about Grenache.

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Ahead of International Grenache Day on 16 September, join us as we look into the history of the grape, its key flavour profiles, winemaking practices, and a closer look at Catalonia - one of the most important growing regions. We'll be joined by expert speakers from Institut Català de la Vinya i el Vi (INCAVI) who will lead this session.

The new series of free bitesize 30-minute webinars are open to anyone and are ideal for beginners looking to learn more about wine.


Ferran Centelles, Wine Director, elBulliFoundation

Ferran Centelles has been linked to wine team at elBulli project since 1999. He was awarded Best Sommelier in Spain in 2006 (Ruinart), National Gastronomy Award in 2011 and WSET Best Alumni 2020. He lectures wine in many schools through Spain, Chile and Colombia. He holds the WSET Diploma and the Advanced Level of the Court of Master Sommeliers. He is a regular judge in international competitions such as Decanter World Wine, where he is the regional co-Chair for Spain. Furthermore, Ferran is the President of the Sommelier Jury at the Taste Institute (Bruxelles). Nowadays, he is the Spanish specialist for His main occupation is linked to elBullifoundation as a Drinks Director. He is in charge of the content of “Bullipedia: Sapiens del Vino”, a full wine encyclopedia devoted to gather the wine knowledge for future sommeliers. He has also published three wine books.


This event does not necessarily constitute official WSET course material and should not be used as such.

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