This bottle is part of the 2020 Chef & The Cellar Calendar collection from Wine Selectors.Continue reading
If you love seafood, then Albariño needs to be on your wine matching list. White wine made from Albariño grapes is super refreshing with edgy acidity and it can have a slight saltiness to it. My favourite match to a nice crisp glass of Albariño is chilli mussels. Y-U-M!
I received this sample bottle from Good Pair Days (thank you!). The producer is Charqunio and it comes from the Rias Baixas region in Spain. 99% of all wine produced in the Rias Baixas region is white. And while 12 grape varieties are permitted in the region, Albariño represents 96% of the vines planted. Therefore if you try Albariño and really enjoy it, then adding this region to your wine travel bucket list is a must. Continue reading
Happy International Albariño Days everyone (1-5 August 2018)! Naturally I just had to celebrate, it’d be rude for an Albariño lover like myself not to right?
Firstly, a massive thanks to Australian Good Food & Travel Guide for organising this #sample bottle of the ArtWine Estate 2018 ‘The Real Thing’ Albariño from SA’s Adelaide Hills for me. Continue reading