In Pursuit of Pingus

Over three decades, Peter Sisseck has led a transformation in modern Spanish winemaking

In Pursuit of Pingus
Peter Sisseck's dogged pursuit of excellence and dedication to his Tempranillo vines produced a revolution in Spanish wine. (Andrei C. Kovalev)
From the Oct 31, 2022, issue

Peter Sisseck is a dogged viticultural researcher, an evangelist for old organic vineyards, and a hardworking and ever-curious craftsman who has benefited from great instincts. Over three decades, the Danish winemaker has led a transformation in Spanish winemaking with his cult red wine Pingus—from Ribera del Duero and based on the Tempranillo grape—widely considered the benchmark for the new Spain. Read about the winemaker's path to success and his plans for future projects!

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