California's New Cool Whites
Viognier, Pinot Gris and Roussanne fill the ranks of fruity sippers for summery days
As picnic and barbecue season approaches, many consumers will head down the aisle of their favorite wineshop toward the tried-and-true California Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc selections. But don't overlook some of the Golden State's less familiar whites; these unsung wines are better than ever, and their diversity of styles and flavors make it easy to bring variety to your go-to white wine list.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands May 28, 2008.