Vouvray comes in all styles, from dry to sweet and sparkling. Also the five wines selected show Chile at its best: well-priced varietal bottlings that are perfect for everyday enjoyment and affordable by the case. And some whites from Greece offer a distinctive take on native grape varieties, both from the mainland and the Aegean islands. It's worth the effort to get to know the grapes-Roditis, Moschofilero, Malagousia and Assyrtiko-in order to derive a little more pleasure from the wines. And finally an eclectic mix, a trio of Italian wines is augmented by a diverse mix of reds and whites.
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