Vinho Verde Properly Explained – Portuguese Wine

One of the most misunderstood wine region by consumers. You would be amazed by the number of people I get here in Porto that are visiting and are disappointed that the wine isn’t green. And it is not only about tourist, unfortunately. Even locals, portuguese born and raised, as soon as they get something very fruity and full of green apple and citrus character start to say it’s from Vinho Verde region. Even self called “experts” and “certified” and “best sommelier” people (don’t even get me started on this) write some funny stuff. So give yourself a break. Here is a quick breakdown of the whole Vinho Verde misconception...


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