It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time! This year is a little different, as my 9-year-old Girl Scout veteran can attest to. All cookie sales are online, as COVID has literally shut the door on person-to-person sales. But why not make the most of it and combine the best of two worlds: online cookie delivery and quarantine over-drinking? So, for this week’s episode, I match up the best wines to pair with Lemon-Ups, S’mores, Samoas and of course, Thin Mints. You can find all the delicious wines I pair up with these cookies at The Wine Spies, and if you don’t have a Girl Scout nearby, you can get your fix by ordering online here.
Pairs With Girl Scout Cookies & Wine
- by John Taylor
And that’s what’s really at the heart of this decision: I can’t shake this story or these characters. It’s what I always come back to. So, I think this is The Universe trying to tell me something: finish this story before you move on to something else. And so I will.
The 2016 Altocedro Gran Riserva Malbec es muy loco, but in all the good ways. To start, Altocedro harvests from 70-year-old vines from a 107-year-old vineyard. Not unusual, especially for Mendoza malbec. BUT, then they take the harvested Malbec in whole clusters and barrel co-ferment with 4% Semillon in French oak.