Where To Stock Up For National Verdejo Day In Westchester


As the weather warms and restaurant sidewalk seating and terraces fill, the wines cool. It’s no surprise then that National Verdejo Day is today (June 12th) since Verdejo is a flawless warm weather wine and excellent for al fresco fare. Primarily grown in and indigenous to Spain’s Rueda region, Verdejo produces full-bodied, yet crisp wine with a rich, nutty flavor. The minerality gives balance to the herbaceous and citrus fruit flavors and makes for a refreshing drink on hot days. Verdejo is very food friendly and pairs well with light summer meals like fresh salads, grilled chicken and seafood.

Excellent and well-priced Rueda bottles such as Trascampanas Rueda 2012 ($9.99) and Vina Mayor Rueda Verdejo 2012 ($15.99) are sold at Westchester Wine Warehouse in White Plains, Best Wine Purveyors in Pleasantville, and De Prez Wines in Croton-on-Hudson, among other county wine retailers.


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