Your Next Lesson: Albariño

Eric Asimov
NY Times
Published: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

For the braising heat of August, let’s look at another white wine that has earned a reputation as a summer quencher: albariño.

It’s by far the best-known white wine of Spain. Like grüner veltliner, albariño now feels well established, maybe even a little old hat. It’s hard to believe that outside of the Rías Baixas region of Galicia in northwestern Spain, few had ever heard of the grape 25 years ago....