Sarah Ahmed

Portuguese whites

Portugal offers fresh, mineral white wines from unique varieties, says Sarah Ahmed. She picks 22 exciting wines to try.

Quinta das Maias, Dão

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Quinta das Maias, Dão 2013.

Vale da Capucha, Fossil, Lisboa

See Decanter's expert rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Vale da Capucha, Fossil, Lisboa 2012.

Australian alternatives

There’s more to Australia than Shiraz and Chardonnay, says Sarah Ahmed, who finds winemakers enthusiastically embracing a host of ‘other’ European grapes. See her 18 top wines here.