Day 24: Rince Cochon Cuvee Speciale Sur Lie

For world beer Wednesday we are going back to Belgium and grabbing a Rince Cochon Cuvee Speciale Sur Lie. A Belgian style blonde ale which was originally brewed in France, but moved to Belgium when it was acquired in 1990. The pig (Cochon) is what drew me to this bottle. So lets make the liquid…

Jean-Louis Chave Selection Saint-Joseph Circa 2013

If you are a regular reader/drinker here at Thinking & Drinking, you know that I prefer Reds over whites. During the summer sabbatical that I took from the blog I made it a point to drink more whites. As I know there are good ones out there. It’s not just over sweet Riesling and over…

Les Lauribert La Cuvee de Lisa

Rosé had a big part of getting the ball rolling when it comes to my love of wine. I had always been a red wine fan for about 90% year. However, during the warmer months I was always looking for something a little more refreshing, and I hadn’t yet got up to try whites yet….

Joseph Drouhin Pouilly-Fuisse

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts. Whites and in particular Chardonnay’s are not my personal favorite wines to drink. I just find a lot of them flat and there aren’t too many that are of good quality at a reasonable price. However, on occasion I do get a craving for a Chardonnay and when I…

Domaine Thomas La Crele Sancerre ’13

As a self proclaimed “red drinker” it has taken me a while to find a white varietal that really speaks to me. Here lately I’ve been on a tour of the white varietals and Sauvignon Blanc has been one that I have really taken to. In my experience they are the most complex white varietal….

Drinking & Thinking

Tis the season for celebrating! No other beverage exemplifies celebrating the good things in life more than a sparkling wine.    I believe that you should be able to drink and enjoy bubbly all throughout the year. A sparkler is a good choice no matter the occasion. Whether it’s Champagne, sparkling wine, prosecco, or cava…