All in for Albariño!

Happy Albariño Week!

What's in that Bottle?

Hi Friends: Do you like Pinot Grigio? Then guess what – you will love Albariño, the Spanish white wine from Rias Baixas (pronounced ree-yas buy-juss), which is located in the far northwest corner of Spain, on the Atlantic Coast. My partner in blind tasting, Rob Frisch from Odd Bacchus, and I recently tasted three Albarinos – one from its motherland – Spain – and two from New World regions – Lodi, CA and Willamette Valley, OR. Our tasting just happened to coincide with International Albariño Days – so drop what you’re doing right now and go sweep the shelves clean of this delightful wine!

And we tried to discern where each wine was from. Take a look, but before you do – why not crack open a bottle of Albariño? It’s a light-bodied white wine, very refreshing, with great acidity, making it super food-friendly, and often offers up…

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