Albariño is a white wine grape, primarily grown in the northwest corner of the Iberian peninsula, in Portugal and Galicia. The two most prominent regions that make Albariño wine are Vinho Verde and Rías Baixas. It’s typically very high in … Read More
Pronunciations – “alba-ree-nyo” Albariño is a grape variety grown in the northwest of Spain and in the north of Portugal. The wines tend to be citrus flavor oriented and refreshing, with a light prickle on the palate. In Spain it is grown in the region of Galicia with the most known subregion being Rias Baixas. South of the border with Portugal lies the region of Minho, which is a large producer of Alvarinho. The wines tend to be pale lemon colored, with a distinct saline aroma coming from the proximity to the ocean.