Spanish whites for an Indian summer


According to Wikipedia, ‘Indian summer is a period of unseasonably warm, dry weather that sometimes occurs in autumn in the Northern Hemisphere’. Well, here in Spain, we know better – this isn’t ‘occasional’ at all!
I’m writing this at 13.00 during the nascent September of 2016 – the temperature, shaded from a cloudless, sun dominated azure blue sky, is already 27ºC, and expected to rise. Oh yes, Mr Wikipedia, we know all about Indian summers!
So this is why I’m writing today about our desire to stick with chilled (cold, even) dry white wines for a little while longer. During the undeniably hot August we’ve just experienced (endured?), I presented on Total FM 91.8 four white wines as the perfect, crisp and refreshing antidote to high temperatures. A deluge of positive comments from listeners has inspired me to let readers know, in case you missed the programmes.

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