Every Monday, discover new wines, regions, and ways to understand this fermenting sea.
Join 831 other subscribers
RECENT TWITTERING:Tweets by waywardwine
Munching Vidal Blanc on Keuka Lake, New York
Tag Archives: Maui
Maui Wine Tour & Review
Wayward Wine has wandered out of its natural element the last few posts. Apologies. We are in Maui. We have tried pineapple and sugar cane spirits at Hali’imaile Distillery (read here), Ocean Vodka (read here), and just toured O’o Coffee Farm (read here).
We learned that Maui’s sugar cane empire collapsed last year. The island has yet to find a viable agricultural alternative. Could wine production save it? California, Oregon, and Washington have found wine a lucrative shift. Could Maui? Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged chenin blanc, drink, drinks, grapes, Grenache, Hawaii, malbec, Maui, pineapple, Syrah, travel, wine Leave a comment
Buzzing at O’o Coffee Plantation Farm Tour Maui, Hawaii
Our Maui drinks tour continues. After we tried good distilled downers at Hali’imaile (read here) and Ocean Vodka (read here), today we wake to caffeinated uppers at a coffee plantation. I could give up wine (probably). But coffee was my first true love (aka addiction). Now in Maui, we have a chance to tiptoe through the coffee bean tulips. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged caffein, Coffee, coffee beans, drinks, farms, island, Maui, organic farming, starbucks, tourism, travel, tropics, wine 3 Comments
Ocean Vodka: Maui Drinks Part 2
We continue Part Two of our drinking adventure through Maui. As mentioned in the last distillery review (read here), Maui has a problem. The sugar cane monopoly collapsed last year. Now endless fields of sugar cane run wild across this Hawaiian island. Can a boutique drinks industry salvage or even transform the island’s economy?
But first, lunch. Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cocktail, distillery, drink, Hawaii, Maui, Ocean Vodka, travel, Vodka, wine 4 Comments