I love Valentine’s Day! It is the only time of the year where you can buy chocolates, wine, and gifts that show your love…and go out to dinner just because it’s Valentine’s Day. Here at The Wine Shop, we just love to pair all our gourmet gifts and goodies with wine for that special person in your life.
If you are so inclined to a little bubbles, a decadent Moscato or a very nice sparkling wine always hits the mark. If you are making a beautiful meal for the evening, we have the perfect red or white wine to accompany your culinary feast.
Here are a few extraordinary wines that I would recommend for this special occasion. If you’re looking for sparkling wine or champagne, Billacart Salmon Reserve Brut or Billacart Salmon Brut Rose are absolutely perfect. When it comes to white wines, depending on whether you like a buttery oaky Chardonnay or a creamy crispy Chardonnay, Rombauer Chardonnay or Ramey Chardonnay will fit the bill. If you prefer something a little more fruity and crispy, perhaps a Riesling, Pinot Grigio or even a Sauvignon Blanc would work. Now for the perfect ending to a great Valentine’s Day, I would suggest a late harvest wine or a beautiful port. You could experience the supple tannins and exquisite fruit of a Ruby Port or perhaps even the nuttiness of a Tawny Port. If you have never had a late harvest wine, perhaps it is time to try one. I would finish the great evening with a glass of one of these.
Happy Valentine’s Day from The Wine Shop!
The Wine Shop is open 10am to 7pm Monday through Saturday, and by appointment on Sunday. For more information visit the shop located just across the street from the Koloa Post Office, call 808-742-7305 or visit us online at www.thewineshopkauai.com.
See you soon at The Wine Shop!
Aloha, DanO and Ellen O’Connell