Top 100 sweet wines of Valdepeñas

Discover the top 100 best sweet wines of Valdepeñas of Valdepeñas as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sweet 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

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 ...

Penfolds doubles production capacity in France following Château Lanessan acquisition

The deal includes 390ha of land in the Haut-Médoc appellation, of which 80ha is currently planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot, along with the winery. It will allow TWE’s flagship brand, Penfolds, to increase its focus on creating blends featuring grapes from Bordeaux and Barossa. Earlier this year, chief winemaker Peter Gago unveiled Penfolds II, a Cabernet-Shiraz-Merlot blend created in partnership with Dourthe Bordeaux. The wine featured 71% grapes grown in Bordeaux and 29 ...

Decanter magazine latest issue: November 2022

Inside the November 2022 issue of Decanter magazine: FEATURES Value claret: Top 30 under £20 Georgina Hindle’s pick of the 163 affordable clarets she tasted Decanter Hall of Fame Award: Rosa Kruger Tim Atkin MW profiles the inspiring 2022 winner Decanter Rising Star Award: Apostolos Thymiopoulos Sarah Jane Evans MW introduces this talented Greek winemaker Clairette around the world Dry whites that impress Matt Walls Napa Cabernet 2019 Jonathan Cristaldi’s highlights of the vintage Thinking insid ...