Top 100 sweet wines of Campanha

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

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Discovering the wine region of Campanha

Campanha is Brazil's most Southerly wine-producing region, located aLong the country's border with Uruguay. While not quite as well known as the neighboring region of Serra Gaúcha, Campanha – sometimes known as Fronteira – is beginning to attract attention for the quality of the wine produced. Soft, fruit-driven reds and rustic, Full-bodied whites are made in Campanha from Grape varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Tannat and Chardonnay. As a relatively New wine area, viticulture was established in the region in the 1970s.

Production has grown significantly since as winegrowers have looked to more forgiving landscapes in Rio Grande do Sul rather than the mountain slopes of Serra Gaúcho. In 2020, the Indication of Origin of Campanha Gaúcha was granted, covering a grand total of 44,365 square kilometers (17,130 sq mi). It accounts for approximately 30 percent Brazil's wine production, second to Serra Gaúcha. The viticultural zone of Campanha Lies some 290 kilometers (180 mi) southwest of the city of Porto Alegre, the capital of Rio Grande do Sul.

Beginning roughly from the city of Bagé, Campanha covers a thin strip of land that stretches along the Uruguayan border for around 338 kilometers (210 mi) to the border with Argentina in the west. In practice, most viticulture is found around the communes of Santana do Livramento in the Center of the region and Pinheiro Machado at the eastern end. The terrain of Campanha consists of low, rolling hills and flatlands known as pampas in this Part of the world. The area has a relatively temperate Climate given its low latitude of 30°S, which it shares with the northern Sahara Desert.

News from the vineyard of Campanha

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Burgy

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-Burgy, 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 availablein French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWines/ ...

Walls: Tasting Hermitage 2001 20 years on

In 2001, George W. Bush was sworn in as the 43rd President of the United States. Meanwhile in the UK, Tony Blair led the Labour Party to its second landslide victory. A lot can change over the course of 20 years. According to many Rhône winemakers and wine collectors, this is how long a bottle of Hermitage should lay undisturbed until you open it. Is it really worth the wait? I recently tasted 11 Hermitage 2001s – seven red, two white, two sweet – to test the 20 year hypothesis and see how these ...

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Bray

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-Bray, 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/BourgogneWines/ ...