Hawaiian Wine Country…That’s Right…Making Wine in Kauai

I love the rain. The wettest spot on earth is on the north shore of Kauai. We were sleeping in anyway which left plenty of time to explore the populated east shore including a home grown spa located in a Hawaiian Homestead neighborhood and a “Kauai winery”. (more…)

Independence Day wine report plus Hawaii

sunset bch in June.jpgIndependence Day produces the usual parties, BBQs and libations. July 4th is not necessarily a wine event like, for example, Thanksgiving. Burgers, dogs and potato salad call for robust reds so tBoW expects to see plenty of Cabernets while hoping to encounter some Rhone style wines as well. And if someone should pop the cork on some frothy fruity high acid white wines, well, that makes blowing off fireworks even better. Here is what we tasted over the holiday. (more…)