Looking for a white wine that can stand up to hearty food? Try one of these great Spanish whites.
There are three Spanish white wines that have evolved into something terrific, and are continuing to get even better with each year. These styles will give you a great introduction to Spain's white wines.
This varietal hails from Galiacia. It features flavors of apple, pear, and peach. The wine is straw gold, with green tints. If you're planning on serving fish for Christmas Eve try the Serra da Estrela 2003
Stop, I know when you think Rioja, you think red wine. The whites from this region have succulent peach flavors with hints of vanilla.
This wine bursts with healthy flavor and bright acidity. You will find fresh apple and pear flavors.
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Let's Open a Bottle: My Journey Through the Spanish Wine Revolution, by Brian Murdock
Spain and its wine. An English teacher and a mission.
So begins Let’s Open a Bottle – an original, fascinating and humorous look at the Spanish wine revolution. The author, a U.S expatriate living in Madrid for the past fifteen years, takes the reader on his personal journey to search out a three-thousand-year-old tradition undergoing a veritable turnaround of the likes never seen before. Along the way he shares with us an entertaining array of characters and scenes that represent the inseparable bond between a culture and its most venerated drink.