Alexander Valley Vineyards' "Gewurz"

So many times, I ask a customer what they like to drink and the answer is Chardonnay... but when offered a sip of a sweeter varietal like Gewurtaminer or Reisling, they smile and often report ..YES, this is a wine I can really like!"

Wines like Rieslings and Gewurtraminers, sweeter wines are perfect for our warm Hawaii climate and foods.

Easy wine to love, hard name to pronounce... so the folks at Alexander Valley Vineyards (AVV) have made it easier for us.... they call this wine simply "Gewurz."

Gewurztraminer grows best in cooler climates like Mendocino's Potter Valley, the source for this 2009 Gewurz. We tasted this wine at the winery last month and fell in love with it..lots of island flavors like pineapple and lychee and then you can also taste pear and flavors of grapefruit and apple. It has a creamy mouthfeel, and is just delicious to sip. Plus "Gewurt" is the perfect wine to pair up with more spicy hot local foods like Thai or Chinese.

This wine was just awarded Gold - 2010 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Yummy wine, introduce your friends to this "Gewurt", and watch them smile!

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