With summer wine recommendations below by Tina Gellie...
You could be forgiven for thinking that Vinho Verde is Portugal’s only white wine. It’s the most popular and widely available Portuguese white wine around the world, and rightly so: it’s refreshing, food friendly and takes us back to summer in a single sip.
But the new Portuguese white wine scene is anything but monotonous. The country has been working hard to preserve its plentiful and unique white varieties – most of which you won’t find anywhere else. Exciting as it is, navigating Portugal’s diversity of white grape varieties can be as daunting as trying to pronounce them.
Top Portuguese white wines to try this summer: