Top 100 red wines of Tulum Valley

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Tulum Valley in Tulum Valley as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular in Tulum Valley and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Tulum Valley

Tulum Valley is a wine-growing sub-region of San Juan, Argentina. Vineyards surround the city of San Juan in the east of the province of the same name at the foot of the Andes Mountains. Syrah is fast becoming the region's flagship Grape variety, producing Dense, peppery red wines with Rich fruit characters. High quality red and white wines are also being produced in the region from grape varieties such as Malbec, Chardonnay and Viognier.

In the past the Tulum Valley has been seen as the workhorse region of San Juan. The latter has a similar reputation and wines made here are often destined to become a component of more regional blends, but this is changing. The valley can be found between the western slopes of the Andes and the much lower Pie de Palo hills 30 kilometers (20 miles) to the east. The San Juan River curves through the Tulum Valley on its way toward the ocean, and the city of San Juan provides a gateway of sorts for Tulum Valley's embryonic wine tourism industry.

The Zonda Valley sits directly to the west of Tulum Valley, in the foothills of the Andes themselves. The Tulum Valley sits at a latitude of 31°S, and viticulture is only possible because of the water supplied by the San Juan River and the region's topography. Most regions at this latitude are desert or semi-desert (Northern Egypt is the same distance from the Equator, to the north) and are prohibitively hot. However, the average altitude of Tulum's vineyards, at 650m (2200ft), moderates the high temperatures and promotes healthy grape development by ensuring greater duration and intensity of sunlight.

Discover the grape variety: Malbec

Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.

News from the vineyard of Tulum Valley

An overview of Mâcon plus a geographical denomination appellation

The Bourgogne Wine Board (BIVB) invites you to a survey of this vineyard where the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation are produced. A unique journey to discover this region where the Romanesque churches punctuate the landscape and are the witnesses of the link between the vines and Christiannity. Cluny is the gatekeeper. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/​​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vin ...

Geographical denomination: The first step towards the notion of terroir – Focus Bourgogne

We created this photomontage, to show you the landscapes and the different characteristics of the 14 geographical denominations of the Bourgogne appellation: Wine colors, grape varieties, soil specificities, surface area and production. You’ll become an expert on the Bourgogne appellation! Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/​​ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vinsdebourgogne/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/comp ...

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Charnay-les-Mâcon

Sequence from the video « At the heart of the Mâcon terroir » which offer a stroll at the heart of the Mâcon terroir. It offers a focus on Mâcon-Charnay-les-Mâcon, one of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation. Travel through the terroirs of the Mâcon appellation by watching the full video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF20y1aBZh8 Both are available in French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Bo ...