In This Issue:
The Minho divides Portugal's Vinho
Verde from Spain's Rias Baixas.
But whether you call the grape
alvarinho or albariño, it makes superb
white wine. Ray Isle finds out why.
Rod Smith first reported on the far Sonoma coast
in August '99. Now growers on the edge of the
Pacific are fine-tuning their understanding of the region's terroir.
Smith returns to taste the results.
Winemakers as far apart as Oregon and Italy are
working to find out what defines pinot gris -
otherwise known as pinot grigio. Patrick
Comiskey reports on three emerging styles.
It's the perfect summer wine - whether it's from
Alsace, Italy or the US. Tara Q. Thomas talks to
top chefs from all three regions, and comes back
with recipes to go with your next bottle.