Top 100 sparkling wines of Rutherglen

Discover the top 100 best sparkling wines of Rutherglen of North East Victoria as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sparkling wines that are popular of Rutherglen and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Rutherglen

The wine region of Rutherglen is located in the region of North East Victoria of Victoria of Australia. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Warrabilla or the Domaine Warrabilla produce mainly wines red, sweet and white. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Rutherglen are Durif, Muscadelle and Cabernet-Sauvignon, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Rutherglen often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, orange zest or non oak and sometimes also flavors of earth, microbio or oak.

In the mouth of Rutherglen is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 29 estates and châteaux in the of Rutherglen, producing 237 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Rutherglen go well with generally quite well with dishes of spicy food, sweet desserts or beef.

News from the vineyard of Rutherglen

Platinum: The 97 point wines of DWWA 2022

The largest-ever year for entries, an incredible 18,244 wines were judged at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards – with just 163 wines awarded a Platinum medal. ‘Winning a Platinum medal is something really exceptional’ said Decanter World Wine Awards Co-Chair Sarah Jane Evans MW. ‘Platinum is like the stratospheric level’ she commented, ‘so it’s really saying to the winemaker: this is a great wine.’ Making up just 0.87% of the total wines tasted at the 2022 c ...

LVMH buys Napa Valley’s Joseph Phelps Vineyards

Philippe Schaus, chairman and chief executive of the Moët Hennessy division of LVMH, called Joseph Phelps Vineyards ‘an iconic name and an iconic winery’. Joseph Phelps founded his eponymous winery on a 260ha former cattle ranch in Napa Valley in 1973. He turned it into one of California’s most prominent producers, famed for its flagship Insignia – a Bordeaux-style blend – and its pioneering use of Rhône varieties, which kick-started the ‘Rhône Rangers’ movement in the Golden State. The founder’ ...

Coming Soon: The Decanter Wine Club

The Decanter team and our expert contributors are lucky enough to discover and taste some of the world’s finest and most intriguing wines from across the globe every year, many of which are notoriously difficult to find. To help our readers get their hands on our top-rated wines, we are launching a wine club – the Decanter Wine Club – to help bring some of the very best directly to your doorstep.  As part of this exciting new initiative, which will initially be available to our ...