Top 100 sparkling wines of Valdepeñas

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

Discovering the wine region of Valdepeñas

The wine region of Valdepeñas is located in the region of Castille of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Corrales Espinosa or the Domaine Corcovo - Megía e Hijos produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Valdepeñas are Tempranillo, Verdejo and Airen, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Valdepeñas often reveals types of flavors of cherry, floral or anise and sometimes also flavors of tomatoes, red currant or white pepper.

In the mouth of Valdepeñas is a powerful with a lot of tannins present in the mouth. We currently count 182 estates and châteaux in the of Valdepeñas, producing 571 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Valdepeñas go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, pasta or veal.

News from the vineyard of Valdepeñas

Warning signs for the wine auction market

Traditionally the wine auction market took the summer off. Although the season has lengthened recently, summer is usually a fallow period. This year, speculation was rampant – will the market (and the prices) continue their upward spiral? The first fall sales have now been conducted, and if prospects for the wine market remain strong, a few clouds linger on the horizon. Wine auction results in 2021 broke all previous records and set a new benchmark. With sales in major auctions of over £500m, th ...

Walls: My top 10 Rhône wines of the year 2021

Of all the columns I’ve written this year, this one should have been the easiest to write: open my tasting notes file, sort by year 2021, sort by score, select the top ten highest scoring wines, copy and paste. Go to the pub. But it’s not that simple. Some wines are technically perfect and undeniably excellent, wines I respect greatly that deserve their high scores – but on a personal level, they leave me a little cold. Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for Matt Walls’ top ...

Andrew Jefford: ‘Can wine help us make sense of tragedy?’

The dark days began when I learned from a visiting Canadian friend about the death of one of the kindest, most gentle and most skilful Pinot winemakers I’ve known, Paul Pender of Tawse Winery. He died in a senseless and tragic act of violence on the evening of 3 February, outside his Lake Erie cottage. A stranger, subsequently charged with his murder, had (it seems) knocked on his door, asking for help. Paul’s sudden, untimely loss has left his family, and the broader Canadian wine community, di ...