What’s the best wine for Valentine’s Day? Is it even a question? Seriously, is it?
Hmm … there happens to be a red, sparkling, slightly sweet wine from Piedmont that pairs well with chocolate called Brachetto d’Acqui. And it just so happens that Julius Caesar gifted Brachetto to Cleopatra, who in turn used the red bubbly to enhance both her seductive techniques and her bedroom activities. But hey, don’t take it from us — consider what these completely unbiased people think about Rosa Regale for Valentine’s Day …
Steve Prati in USAToday
Sarah Bray in Saveur
Fred Tasker in Miami Herald
Dave McIntyre in The Washington Post
Peter Gianotti in New York Newsday
Frederic Koeppel in Memphis Daily News
Dave DeSimone in Pittsburgh Times-Tribune
Scott Greenberg in The Washington Examiner
If you don’t like to read, just take a listen to what “The Wine Coach” Laurie Forster recommends for the romantic day:
Joe Janish is Director of Public Relations for Banfi Vintners, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW), and a veteran of the wine industry for over 20 years. He launched one of the first wine blogs back in 1997, the now-defunct “Wine Dictator,” and cut his teeth on his grandfather’s homemade wine. He still keeps a copy of Wine for Dummies nearby for reference.