By Chuck Furuya, Special to the Star-Advertiser on September 5, 2017
By Chuck Furuya, Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted on September 5, 2017
Updated on September 5, 2017 at 5:08 pm
As we head into the fall and winter months, it is an opportune time to change our wine selections. Popular grenache-based red wines are typically brimming with loads of lush red fruit, so its initial appeal for many wine lovers is its deliciousness and charm.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s a time for romantic dinners and connecting with your loved one. What better way to celebrate that connection than with a glass of fine wine?
I find it exciting that more and more people are asking me for advice on what wines to serve with their meals. Not only can wine make food taste better, but the reverse is true as well. For the adventurous, the possibilities are endless.
By Chuck Furuya Special to the Star-Advertiser Posted on January 6, 2016
Merlot is a red grape variety that has seen its share of ups and downs in popularity in California over the years. In years past, merlot was often blended with cabernet sauvignon for the production of a more delicious and approachable wine.