Top 100 sparkling wines of Ribera del Guadiana

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

Discovering the wine region of Ribera del Guadiana

The wine region of Ribera del Guadiana is located in the region of Estrémadure of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Viña Santa Marina or the Domaine Pago Los Balancines produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Ribera del Guadiana are Tempranillo, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Ribera del Guadiana often reveals types of flavors of black cherries, leather or tree fruit and sometimes also flavors of vegetal, tropical fruit or citrus fruit.

In the mouth of Ribera del Guadiana is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins. We currently count 65 estates and châteaux in the of Ribera del Guadiana, producing 215 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Ribera del Guadiana go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or veal.

News from the vineyard of Ribera del Guadiana

Billecart-Salmon’s Le Clos Saint-Hilaire: a vertical tasting

St Hilaire is the patron saint of Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, the pretty Champagne village which is famous for scoring 99 on the Echelle des Crus. (This classification of Champagne vineyards was developed in the mid-20th century as a means of setting the price of grapes grown through the villages of the Champagne wine region.) Prime territory That the village missed out on grand cru status by one point is generally agreed to be an injustice – all the more so as it is home not only to the superlative Clos de ...

Walls’ hidden gems: Domaine A&E Verset, Cornas

Emmanuelle Verset is the sixth generation to make wine in her family, and represents the E in Domaine A&E Verset. The A is for Alain, her father. She took over from him in 2016 at the age of 24, and is one of the few female winemakers in Cornas. The Verset name runs deep in this part of the Rhône. You might have heard of Noël Verset (1919 – 2015), whose bottles are highly sought-after today – Noël was Alain’s uncle. Scroll down to see Matt Walls tasting notes and scores for six Domaine A& ...

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 ...