Top 100 sparkling wines of Atacama

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

Discovering the wine region of Atacama

The wine region of Atacama of Chile. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Ventisquero or the Domaine Ventisquero produce mainly wines white, red and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Atacama are Chardonnay, Pinot noir and Petit Verdot, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Atacama often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, vegetal or straw and sometimes also flavors of yeast, banana or non oak.

In the mouth of Atacama is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 5 estates and châteaux in the of Atacama, producing 18 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Atacama go well with generally quite well with dishes of pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc) or vegetarian.

News from the vineyard of Atacama

Amanda Barnes wins John Avery Award for The South America Wine Guide

Amanda Barnes has been awarded the John Avery Award for her The South America Wine Guide book, which was described as ‘heralding a new era’ in wine travel books. The book, which is the result of a decade of research conducted by Barnes while travelling the continent, details the wine regions, wines and producers of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru. It highlights over 70 wine regions and maps out 40 in detail — many of which have never before been mapped or documented in the En ...

Tribute paid to Franciacorta wine pioneer Franco Ziliani

Franciacorta has lost one of its fathers; Franco Ziliani died aged 90 this Christmas. He was the winemaker who, along with the Count Guido Berlucchi, changed the destiny of an entire region and helped make Franciacorta one of the most consistent areas in the world for sparkling wines made in the traditional method. Their fateful encounter was in 1958 at Palazzo Lana, in Franciacorta. Count Berlucchi began to question the young winemaker about how to improve his unstable white wine produced in Co ...

Resolution in Valencian wine region border conflict

‘Por fin se ha hecho justicia.’ (Finally, justice has been served) This strongly-worded statement was made by the Denomination of Origin Utiel-Requena in Spain’s Autonomous Region of Valencia as part of a press announcement in July. It refers to a Spanish Supreme Court ruling that was fully ratified at the end of September, closing a decade-long conflict between the region’s three DOs that pitted Valencia against Utiel-Requena and Alicante. The latter two had demanded that grapes fro ...

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