What is port wine? Port wine is a fortified wine from the Douro region of Portugal. A fortified wine is a wine with alcohol added. With Port wine, a neutral grape spirit is added half way through fermentation to bring alcohol content to about 20% by volume. When the alcohol is brought to that level […]Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2014
What are dry wines?
Do you prefer dry wines? What are dry wines anyway? When helping a customer find the perfect wine for their dinner or special occasion there are a few questions that I ask to help determine to type of wine that they will enjoy. The dry question frequently comes up. In the world of wine terminology, […]Continue reading
How to make sangria with white wine
Customers have been asking me recently how to make sangria with white wine. Many people don’t even know this is a possibility and they are missing out if they like sangria. I find the white versions to be much more refreshing in the Hawaiian heat. Just like red sangria, there are many different versions to […]Continue reading