In the chill of winter, nothing beats a glass of port around a roaring fire. But when the days are long and sunny, Lindgren leans toward the crisp whites of Vinho Verde, from the mountainous province of Minho in northern Portugal.
EVERYDAY s Adega de Moncao, Vinho Verde, DOC, 2016—$23 SPLURGE Soalheiro Alvarinho “Primeiras Vinhas” Vinho Verde, 2016—$36
You could spend a lifetime exploring the wines of Sicily and still feel you’ve only scratched the surface. Lindgren suggests starting along the volcanic slopes of Mt. Etna, where a host of younger plantings at high elevation provide the fruit for a range of subtle reds and whites.
EVERYDAY s Fattorie Romeo del Castello Allegracore Etna Rosso, 2012—$30 SPLURGE Benanti Serra della Contessa, 2004—$90
An island off the east coast of Italy, this is a starkly beautiful place known for starkly beautiful wines. Lindgren loves Sardinian vermentino, which mingles notes of minerals and stone fruits and pairs magically with a range of foods.
EVERYDAY s Jankara Vermentino di Gallura, 2016—$23 SPLURGE Capichera Vendemmia Tardiva, 2014—$62
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