Portugal – Minho
Located in the extreme most northern part of Portugal, The Minho is the largest Portuguese wine region with 3,400 hectares spread amongst 9 sub-regions. Lined by the Minho River in the north and the Vouga River in the south, the abundance of water sources and cool weather lends itself to the production of clean and fresh white wines. The most common style being the light, easy drinking, effervescent wines known as Vinho Verde. This emerald region is also known for producing world-class still wines that contain loads of aromatics and finesse that are clean, bright and have great aging potential.