4 Vignerons

Portuguese farmers tend some of the oldest vineyards in Europe, and their hard work and expertise produce some of the best values in the world. Tiny country, massive flavor.

2 Vignerons

Dominated by the Alps across the north, and the Apennines down its spine, Italy is a wonderland of intense and subtle flavors. (only two vignaioli here due to a warehousing conflict)

3 Vignerons


Fastidious standards and exacting discipline make for some of the most elegant and electric white wines on earth. But German wines are a dazzling spectrum beyond the famous riesling. Forget about that pesky Blue Nun.


Austria crams a dizzying swath of landscape and climate diversity into a relatively tiny wine region, and the results go so far beyond the (admittedly wonderful) gruner veltliner.