Kung Fu Girl Riesling

Kung Fu Girl + Riesling – rarely such unrelated words come together so well, at least in my mind.  Oh, and Charles Smith’s evidently.  Let’s talk about him first. Charles Smith, the father of several wine brands including Charles Smith Wines that features Kung Fu Girl Riesling, became a star winemaker after he proved himself…

No Merlot, I Beg You! – The Velvet Devil Merlot? Yes, Please!

Would it come as a surprise to you that Merlot is one of the most popular red wine varietals in many markets?  It likely would.  Especially if you watched the movie Sideways.  Or at least have seen a clip where Miles, a neurotic lovable wine aficionado protests having Merlot so vehemently that Jack, Miles’ laid…