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One of Portugal's most popular white wines, vinho verde (literally "green wine") is so named for its light greenish color.

Answer: False.

While verde does mean "green," vinho verde is not named for its color. Rather, the name comes from the fact that historically vinho verde was a young wine meant to be drunk soon after it was made. In the past, people drank vinho verde so quickly that many producers didn't even bother to put a vintage date on the bottle.

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