Medium white wines offer a notable flavour and great adaptability for cheesy risotto, pizza Bianca, or rosso pasta sauce.

_151106_VanMag_Wine_080 CATEGORY WINNER: The Bernard Series Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2013 South Africa $22.99  +897710 This ravishing wine from the staggeringly beautiful Cape Winelands shows chenin blanc in a new light. Native to the Loire Valley, chenin travelled to South Africa long ago, becoming the country’s most-planted grape. Grown in high-altitude granitic vineyards, old vines lend depth and expression to this Meursault-like thoroughbred. Perfumed with white flowers, honey, and spice. 151106_VanMag_Wine_069 Laurenz V Singing Grüner Veltliner 2013 Austria $19.99 +458034 If you’ve never tried Austria’s flagship grape, grüner veltliner, buy this 151106_VanMag_Wine_070 SpierHead Chardonnay 2014 Canada $24.90 +834382 Gorgeous steely chardonnay from a Kelowna winery to watch 151106_VanMag_Wine_085 C.C. Jentsch The Quest 2014 Canada $17.90 +517854 Stately white blend from star Golden Mile winery 151106_VanMag_Wine_089 Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Riesling 2012 Canada $17.39 +182220 Try this rich and weighty riesling with pâté or pork belly 151106_VanMag_Wine_094 Clos du Soleil Capella 2014 Canada $27.90 +891275 Elegant mélange of sauvignon blanc and semillon styled like Bordeaux blanc 151106_VanMag_Wine_096 Argiolas Vermentino di Sardegna Costamolino 2014 Italy $17.99+457945 Dry white from Sardinia’s star grape, vermentino MergedWakefield Wakefield Riesling 2015 Australia $17.49 +926246 Glorious bone-dry riesling struts lime and grapefruit succulence << BACK TO CATEGORIES