Thirsty Thursday: 2012 SonVida Malbec

Feb 18, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: 2012 SonVida Malbec

The creation of two former journalists with a love for wine and Argentina, SonVida Winery is a relative new comer on the vino scene. Yet their wines are already making a mark and the 2012 Malbec is one great example. Composed of 95% Malbec with a 5% splash of Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine was aged […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2012 Two Hands “Angels Share” Shiraz

Feb 11, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: 2012 Two Hands “Angels Share” Shiraz

Rarely does Thirsty Thursday endorse an entire wine label, but for the better part of the 21st Century one Australian winery’s portfolio has continued to exceed expectations. Located in Barossa Valley and sourcing from vineyards throughout southeastern Australia, Two Hands has created a distinctive series of wine labels that powerfully inspire and engage the palate […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2013 Dom. Paul Autard Cotes du Rhone

Jan 28, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: 2013 Dom. Paul Autard Cotes du Rhone

Whether it’s a domestic or international selection there are certain libations that resonant with all those who imbibe. For those with an appreciation for wine particular labels are welcoming friends of consistent satisfaction. Over the years the Glutton Household has regularly relied on the Domaine Paul Autard label to deliver an exceptionally high level of […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2010 Château Les Grands Maréchaux Côtes de Blaye

Jan 21, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: 2010 Château Les Grands Maréchaux Côtes de Blaye

This week Thursday Thirsty returns to France and presents you with a Bordeaux red that’s a natural pairing with yesterday’s supremely flavorful pot roast recipe. From the Côtes de Blaye, the 2010 Château Les Grands Maréchaux is unusually composed of 100% Merlot yet the wine is surprisingly engaging with a soft suppleness and balanced approach […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Andean Brewing Company’s Kuka Belgian Tripel

Jan 14, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: Andean Brewing Company’s Kuka Belgian Tripel

Holiday travels means visiting alternative libation jurisdictions and the opportunity to imbibe in libations not found/offered in one’s current locale. I regularly take advantage of such situations and during our most recent journey to NYC came across a most intriguing sud: Andean Brewing Company’s Kuka Belgian Tripel. An alternative interpretation of the Tripel style, the […]

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Our Favorite Libations of 2015

Dec 17, 2015 Comments Off on Our Favorite Libations of 2015

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to start our annual reflection on the year that was beginning with a review of our favorite libations. To be sure our 2015 Thirsty Thursday reviews/recommendations were loaded memorable, beers, wines, and spirits. Yet, the following resonated more than others and not surprisingly have a happy […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Elysian Bifrost Winter Ale

Dec 10, 2015 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: Elysian Bifrost Winter Ale

Winter is coming, so why not shake off the cold and brighten your spirits with a bottle Bifrost? Named after Norse mythology’s burning rainbow bridge that reaches between Midgard (the world) and Asgard (the realm of Gods), Elysian’s Bifrost is a subtly satisfactory sud with a vibrant essence and clean fresh winter taste. Endorsed by […]

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