BBQ wines, spring picks, and more … for this Thirsty Thursday

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 . . .


  • The wine lover’s ultimate wish-list ::link::
  • Bold wines for barbecue season
  • Good wine: Move over Chardonnay, make way for alt whites this spring ::link::
  • Crowd-pleasing wines for less than $12 ::link::
  • Three winners: a white Burgundy, a Canadian’s Bordeaux, and cheap, perfect Fuzion ::link::


A Curious Coupling … That Works

Wine finds: Sauvignon blanc is perfect match for asparagus

When asparagus is in season during the spring, I really enjoy roasting those crunchy green spears with just a drizzle of olive oil, a few shakes of salt and pepper and a splash of lemon. There is just something so inviting about this simply prepared vegetable that makes it a perfect side dish as the temperature begins to warm and everything outside is starting to bloom.

Read more via the: St. Louis Post-Dispatch.