Top 100 wines of Iles Canaries

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

Discovering the wine region of Iles Canaries

The archipelago of the Canary Islands (or Las Canarias) is an autonomous community of Spain located in the North Atlantic Ocean, 110 km from the west coast of Morocco. The wine trade there is far from famous - few local wines come out of the Canary Islands - but there is a Long and unique wine tradition in the region. The spectacularly high Canary Islands are located at a latitude of about 28°N, making it the most tropical wine region in Europe. It was thanks to this position, once traversed by naval trade routes, that the local wine industry flourished, shortly after the islands came under Spanish control in the early 15th century.

The region's famous Malmsey Sweet wine, made from the Malvasia Grape, was extremely popular with the English, Dutch and Germans, but its popularity did not last. Today, very little local wine is exported, due to strong local demand and a thriving tourist industry. Ten areas were officially granted DO status in the 1990s and early 2000s. The Canary Islands are perhaps best known for their otherworldly landscapes and Warm temperatures that attract millions of tourists each year.

Discover the grape variety: Listan

The white Listan is a grape variety originating from Spain. It produces a variety of grape used for the elaboration of wine. However, it can also be found eating on our tables! This variety of vine is characterized by large bunches and medium to large grapes. The white Listan can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhone valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais, Armagnac.

Food and wine pairing with a wine of Iles Canaries

wines from the region of Iles Canaries go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal such as recipes of hungarian goulash, pasta shells or norman veal roast.

Organoleptic analysis of wine of Iles Canaries

On the nose in the region of Iles Canaries often reveals types of flavors of red fruit, dried fruit or stone fruit and sometimes also flavors of almonds, toasty or rubber. In the mouth in the region of Iles Canaries is a powerful with a nice freshness.

News from the vineyard of Iles Canaries

Vinopolis founder Duncan Vaughan-Arbuckle dies aged 83

Wine merchant and entrepreneur Duncan Vaughan-Arbuckle has passed away aged 83. Vaughan-Arbuckle was the founder and director of Vinopolis, the award-winning wine-themed visitor attraction which was located on London’s Bankside from 1999 to 2015. According to his daughter Desdemona Freeman his interest in wine began when he started trading food and wine in the mid-1970s. ‘He came from the business side of things but wine was clearly his favourite subject,’ she told Decanter. What he found partic ...

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/ ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘2021 has been the year of all the miseries’

How’s the weather been this year? Awful. ‘La nature m’écoeure’, one of my wine-growing friends posted on Facebook on 8 April, having been out to look at the frost-crippled shoots on his vines that morning: ‘Nature disgusts me’. It takes a lot to make a wine-grower feel that. He wasn’t alone. Jeremiads echo around the northern hemisphere as 2021 closes. It’s been the year of all the miseries. None suffered more horribly than the growers of Germany’s Ahr valley, where floodwaters caused by the fou ...