Category Archives: Drink

Wine Wednesday: Let’s Talk Champagne …

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Welcome to #WineWednesday, Thirsty Girls, we’ve made it to hump day! Guest Blogger, Tracey Panter of 40 Something Life shares why this is the season of bubbles, and she’s pouring you a glass. “Come quickly!  I am tasting stars!” Dom Perignon’s comment after his first sip of Champagne As we are moving into the season of parties…

Wine Wednesday – Wine of the Week with Natalie MacLean

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It’s that time of year again. Fall. Time to bring out the big guns and drink like a seasoned champion. That being said, Fall is the official transition from light to dark wines, lighter to heavier, quite often, whites to reds. This week’s Wine Wednesday Wine-of-the-Week features a Chilean Cabernet perfect to pair with your…

Wine Wednesday – Wine of the Week

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Thirsty Girl Natalie MacLean shares her Wine of the Week for this week’s Wine Wednesday. What’s in your glass tonight? Silvano Piacentini Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso Veneto, Italy Full-bodied and juicy with dark red fruit; great food wine. Very satisfying and excellent for the price. Pair with: cocoa-rubbed beef medallions, barbecued ribs, baked pasta dish. Price: $16.95 Score: 88/100…

Thirsty Thursday – Cocktail Corner with Leslie Sbrocco

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I’ve always been a huge fan of Port. Whether a 20 Year Old Tawny (my favorite), a late bottled or classic vintage, Ports are beautiful wines. But, it’s often a challenge to get drinkers to discover the joys of sipping one with cheeses, savory dishes, chocolates and simply solo. Port is a garnet-hued and lightly…

#TGTaste, September 19th with Handcraft Wines and Vintner Cheryl Indelicato

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Join Thirsty Girl for our monthly #TGTaste twitter chat, Wednesday, September 19th at 5 pm/PDT 8 pm EDT sponsored by HandCraft Wines Artisan Collection from female and third generation California vintner Cheryl Indelicato. If you’re not familar with Handcraft Wines, you’re in for treat, because Cheryl creates wines inspired by family, food and the joys…

Thirsty Thursday – Happy Hour with Hannah

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It’s 5 o’clock somewhere. But Thirsty Girls don’t need a time of day to celebrate or raise a glass. To celebrate Thirsty Thursday, Hannah is hosting Happy Hour. What she shaking? The Cape Cod. Learn all about the origin of a “high ball” drink and how to create this simple yet delicious cocktail. The name…

Wine Wednesday – Perfect Summer Wine

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There are a few wine options I pull for a go-to event or impromptu guest in the summer. Favorites such as Sauvignon Blanc go great with fish and zesty salads. Rose can stand up to grilled meats or be sipped casually around the BBQ, with no purpose other than to just, sip. But a true…

Foodie Friday – Tilapia with Gazpacho Salsa

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One of our favorite foodie Thirsty Girls, Jill Silverman Hough, author of 100 Perfect Pairings: Main Dishes to Enjoy with Wines You Love shares with us her perfect recipe and pairing for this summer classic, Tilapia with Gazpacho Salsa. Check out Jill’s feature as Thursday Thirsty Girl. Additional recipes and wine pairings available on her…

Travel Tuesday aka Tequila Tuesday

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Welcome to Tequila Tuesday Thirsty Girls. Could there be a better type of Tuesday? Today we’re traveling south-of-the-border and mixing up some cocktails worthy of summer time fun. As if we needed another excuse. These cocktails come from New York mixologist and bar manager at Eleven Madison Park, Leo Robitschek. Cheers! Aztec Summer This is a…

Weekend Style – Thirsty Girl Upcoming Events

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We’re so proud of our Thirsty Girl Chapters around the country! News from Seattle Join the Seattle TG’s for Thirsty Girl Thursdays at Suite Lounge in Bellevue, Washington next week on August 9th, 2012. Join them for an evening full of wine tasting, wine education and fabulous swag and door prizes. Sponsored by Seattle Suntan…