In September, Kim Marcus of Wine Spectator turned his attention to some of Portugal’s great white wines, including Vinho Verde. Kim says “Alvarinho has traditionally been a component in the light and spritzy blends from the Vinho Verde appellation, which lies north and west of the Douro. Quality in Vinho Verde has improved over the past decade, as vintners have modernized grapegrowing and cellar practices, benefiting both blends and varietal bottlings.” Several Vinho Verde wines are recommended in this article.
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