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Pink wines help boost Valentine’s mood

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? Read More

Rhone grape varieties enhance Mediterranean food

While talking story recently with a friend on Maui, I was reminded of the challenges restaurants have selling red wines produced from “Rhone grape varieties.” Read More

Wines for Thanksgiving will complete your feast

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and many local families do their own spins on what to serve. Here are some wine recommendations to round out that holiday meal. Read More

Ease summer heat with light libations

We are in the middle of a very hot summer, so here are some wines to help quench the thirst and cool off. Read More

Summer’s the season to sparkle

As we head into the especially warm months, it makes sense to pay attention to options that are wonderfully thirst-quenching and refreshing. Read More

Wines enhance everyday dishes

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. Read More

Side-by-side tasting can uncover wine’s character, quality

A fun way to better understand wine is through side-by-side tastings. The approach is particularly insightful when comparing Old World and New World wines. Read More

Now’s a good time to give fruity merlot another go

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. Read More

Wise wine picks promote enjoyment during holidays

The holiday season is upon us. Here are some wine considerations for any party you will be hosting or attending: Read More

Pre-paired for New Year’s

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