Top 100 sweet wines of Gran Canaria

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

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Discovering the wine region of Gran Canaria

The wine region of Gran Canaria is located in the region of Iles Canaries of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Carmelo Santana or the Domaine Agala produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Gran Canaria are Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot and Verdelho, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Gran Canaria often reveals types of flavors of oaky, earth or floral and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, black fruit or citrus fruit.

In the mouth of Gran Canaria is a powerful with a nice freshness. We currently count 21 estates and châteaux in the of Gran Canaria, producing 65 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Gran Canaria go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal.

News from the vineyard of Gran Canaria

Laithwaites launches wine in 100% recycled glass bottle

The W/O (standing for ‘without’) Frappato 2020 – an organic Sicilian red – is packaged in a bottle made with ‘wild’ glass (the name bottle manufacturer Estal has given to its 100% recycled glass). The launch, which forms part of the company’s pledge to become Net Zero and halve its carbon footprint by 2030, marked a ‘UK first for wine’, according to the online wine merchant. It follows a recent audit commissioned from EcoAct – a specialist company advising on sustainability, which sh ...

Demand for NZ wine shows no sign of slowing

Global demand for New Zealand wine saw exports rise by 9% to NZ$599m (£315m) in the first quarter of the new export year, to the end of September 2021, according to the latest data from New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW). A higher price per litre saw the average value of export wines rise by 4% for the three months, versus the same period of last year, but NZW also reiterated that managing tight supplies was a key challenge for wineries. ‘The ongoing demand for New Zealand wine has proven that the di ...

Sotheby’s hits record wine and spirits auction sales in 2021

Sotheby’s said wine and spirits auction sales rose by around 44% to $132m (£99.6m) in 2021, boosted by record prices, fresh partnerships and a wave of new buyers. Its figures also offered more evidence of a strong fine wine market this year. Wine represented $111m of Sotheby’s 2021 auction sales, with famous Burgundy labels dominating a list of best-selling lots. Other highlights included a recent sale of Châteaux Rauzan-Ségla and Canon wines, sourced direct from the Chanel-owned estates in Bord ...