Weird, Wonderful Whites

Bored of same-old, same-old?  Here’s a tasting of white wines you might have skipped. Don’t miss out for lack of knowledge – figure out where these gems are from and you might just discover a new love.



Albariño from Spain

Assyrtiko from Greece

Falanghina from Italy

Furmint (make sure it says its dry) from Hungary

Gewurztraminer from Alsace, France

Godello from Spain

Grüner Veltliner from Austria

Muscadet (Melon de Bourgogne) from Loire, France

Picpoul from Rhone, France

Semillon from Hunter Valley, France

Torrontés from Argentina

Verdejo from Spain

Viognier from France, California or Australia