Thirsty Thursday ~ March 15, 2012 – Girl Scout cookies

Each Thirsty Thursday we help you get ready for the weekend ahead with a round up of the best wine reviews and pairings from your fave winos, oenophiles and beyond . . .


  • “For a fashionable wine, you can do worse than gewürz.”
  • “Argentina’s malbecs still stand out, in flight after flight.”
  • “Wines of the week: From a bargain Italian to a rather pricey French red, three bottles for you to try”
  • “My top 4 wines in the LCBO Vintages Release March 17”
  • “Recipe Pairing: Gnocchi Poutine”


A Curious Coupling … That Works

“Girl Scout Cookies and Wine Pairings From Auberge du Soleil”

HotelChatter reported today that the genius that is Kris Margerum, the wine director at Auberge du Soleil hotel in Napa Valley, Calif., has elevated the country’s Girl Scout cookie addiction to elegant heights. He has suggested wine pairings for some of the most popular types of cookies — Trefoils-Old Fashioned Shortbread, Savannah Smiles, Do-Si-Dos Peanut Butter Cremes, Samoas, and Tagalongs. (We are dying to know what he would pair with Thin Mints, though.)

Read the rest over at The Daily Meal