Top 100 white wines of Campanha

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

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.

Discover the grape variety: Alvarinho

The white Alvarinho is a grape variety originating from Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for the elaboration of wine. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by small bunches and small grapes. The white Alvarinho can be found cultivated in these vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Languedoc & Roussillon, Rhone Valley.

News from the vineyard of Campanha

Andrew Jefford: ‘A wine’s visual cues shout, stamp, whistle and roar’

Disconcerting: I couldn’t forget this bottle for days afterwards. Still can’t. Back in August, wine critic Lin Liu MW (together with her partner Philippe Lejeune of Château de Chambert in Cahors) came to dinner, en route to a short holiday in Provence. One of the bottles Lin brought for us to try together was the 2018 Les Rocheuses, Parcelles No 5 et 6, from Château Le Rey in Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux. It came in a slope-shouldered bottle, not a classic Bordeaux bottle. We tried it with some R ...

EU grants member states the right to use resistant hybrid varieties in appellation wines

Following a recent modification of EU rules, member states are now allowed to employ resistant varieties in the production of wines with protected denominations of origin (PDO). The decision, published last week in the Official Journal of the European Union, is part of a wider revision of previous regulations that established common quality schemes, organisation of the market, definitions, descriptions, presentations, and labelling of European agricultural products and foodstuffs. Before the ann ...

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Mancey

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-Mancey, 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/BourgogneWine ...