Creative Loafing Charlotte THIS WEEK IN: “It’s too damn hot to drink anything warm. Give me cold water, iced cappuccino and, most definitely, chilly white wine. I crave the sensation of a cool, sweaty bottle rolling across my beaded brow, and the taste of refreshing fruit-infused acidity in my mouth. It quenches … it invigorates … it just feels good. “

It’s not too hot in Australia right now, but I still like the sound of some of these whites! By the way, verdelho is not uncommon in Australia and is a light and refreshing summer wine. It’s frequently budget priced and very good value.

Build your own wine cellar – step-by-step guide.