Pairing Wine with Girl Scout Cookies | Wine4.Me/blog

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It’s that time of year—Girl Scout cookie time! Did you know that you can pair these all-American treats with wine? Wine Club Reviews & Ratings put together a great guide for Pairing Wine with Girl Scout Cookies. Take a look at the recommendations, and when you see Girl Scouts selling their cookies in front of the grocery store, you’ll be prepared to pick up a wine to pair with it.

Want a little more help? Check out some specific wines that you might want to try out. If you try pairing wine with Girl Scout Cookies, share your experiences in the comments and let us know your recommendations!

Wines to Try with Girl Scout Cookies:

Syrah/Shiraz: (Thin Mints)

  • Rosemount Estate Shiraz, South Eastern Australia ~ $8
  • Rosenblum Cellars Vintner’s Cuvee Syrah, California, USA ~ $10
  • Layer Cake Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia ~ $15

Pinot Noir: (Trefoils/ Shortbread, Thanks-a-Lot)

  • Erath Pinot Noir, Oregon, USA ~ $16
  • Wild Horse Pinot Noir, Central Coast, USA ~ $18
  • Oyster Bay Pinot Noir, Marlborough, New Zealand ~ $21

Zinfandel: (Peanut Butter Patties/ Tagalongs)

  • St. Francis Old Vines Zinfandel, Sonoma County, USA ~ $18
  • Michael David Winery Earthquake Zinfandel, California, USA ~ $23
  • Frog’s Leap Zinfandel, Napa Valley, USA ~ $26

Chardonnay: (Lemonades, Trefoils/Shortbread)

  • Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Los Vascos Chardonnay, Chile ~ $10
  • Estancia Estates Chardonnay, Monterey County, California, USA ~ $10
  • Rodney Strong Chardonnay, Sonoma County, California, USA ~ $13

Riesling: (Peanut Butter Sandwiches)

  • Hogue Cellars Riesling, Columbia Valley, USA ~ $8
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling, Columbia Valley, USA ~ $10
  • Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling, Willamette Valley, USA ~ $13

Viognier: (Cranberry Citrus Crisps)

  • Cline Cellars Viognier, California, USA ~ $12
  • Yalumba Viognier, Barossa, Australia ~ $18
  • Stags’ Leap Viognier, California, USA ~ $24

Pinot Grigio: (Savannah Smiles)

  • Jacob’s Creek Pinot Grigio, South Eastern Australia ~ $7
  • Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio, South Eastern Australia ~ $7
  • Gnarly Head Pinot Grigio, California, USA ~ $10

Port: (Carmel deLites, Samoas)

Give port a try. If you’re not familiar with Port, check out Meg Maker’s fantastic post on What Is Port Wine: Myths and Tips.

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