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Saturday, March 25, 2023

Powers Irish Rye Whiskey




Powers Irish Rye Whiskey....$29.99
Bye, Bye, American Rye
100% IRISH RYE MASH


Introducing a new way to enjoy rye whiskey – the POWERS way. With a satisfyingly long finish, a sensational spice and a seriously balanced sweetness, this is a rye you need to try.

POWERS IRISH RYE is born from careful experimentation. Tested in the 1800s and perfected in the 2020s, timeless takes time, and our 100% Irish Rye mash is no exception. Balancing the peppery taste of rye with the sweetness from seasoned American oak cask maturation, this new POWERS expression brings real character, from a country not short on character itself.

Friday, March 24, 2023

Bells Brewing Oberon Wheat Ale


All packs in stock now!
Bells Brewing Oberon Wheat Ale...$2.69 / 19.2oz can
Bells Brewing Oberon Wheat Ale...$10.99 /6pk cans
Bells Brewing Oberon Wheat Ale...$18.99 /12pk cans
Citrusy, easy drinking and refreshing, Oberon Ale is sunshine in a glass. Get into a summer state of mind and #ReachForTheSun.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

March WRC Raffle

We are proud of our barrel picks and have decided to offer Double Point on all of our TWCP Single barrels all year long!!

Lots of new single barrels in stock now!

Click here to order our single barrels

Double points through our Whiskey Reward Club (WRC) -
if you are not a member of our WRC - click here to read more and sign up (or sign up next time you are in the store at the register)




March WRC Whiskey Raffle
Raffle is based on last 6 months purchases through March 31st.
First day emails should go out the next day


WRC Whiskey Raffle will include...
  • Tequila Ocho Reposado Widow Jane Bourbon Finish
  • Jack Daniels Twice Barreled
  • Henry Mckenna 10 Year Old BIB
  • Redwood Empire Pipe Dream Cask Strength
  • Redwood Empire Lost Monarch Cask Strength
  • Redwood Empire Emerald Giant Cask Strength
  • Compass Box Flaming Heart
  • Old Elk Sour Mash Reserve Batch 4
  • Old Elk Infinity Blend
  • Jack Daniels Triple Mash
  • Eagle Rare 10 Year Old
  • Blantons Bourbon
  • Weller Reserve Bourbon
  • New Riff BIB Malted Rye
  • Hakushu 12 Year Old
  • Elijah Craig Barrel Proof


List subject to change and more will be added





Our El Mayor Single Barrel is an Extra Anejo and it is delicious.
We knew it was going to be a slower seller but we want you to try it and give you the incentive to try it!  So we are offering TRIPLE WRC points on this one for our Raffles. So if you like Tequila, grab some!
Cinco de Mayo is coming!!

El Mayor / TWCP Tequila Extra Anejo Single Barrel...$129.99
Master's Collection Extra Anejo
Barrel No. C1EA
Rare Single Barrel Extra Anejo
100% Estate Grown Blue Agave
El Mayor’s Extra Añejo expression is the epitome of graceful aging. This is our finest, 100% agave tequila. Meticulously aged in American white oak barrels for a minimum of three-and-a-half years for a rich, complex flavor profile. This is truly a fitting reward for the ever-patient.

Becherovka Liqueur



Finally back in stock!!!


Becherovka Liqueur....$23.99
Original Czech Liqueur
Chance seems to stand at the head of many a great historical event. One such piece of luck brought the Imperial Count Plettenberg-Mietingen on a visit to Karlovy Vary in 1805, bringing with him an eccentric English doctor by the name of Frobrig. It must have been coincidence that the count and his personal physician Frobrig put up at the House of the Three Skylarks, which, by another piece of fortune, belonged to our Josef Becher, Karlovy-Vary pharmacist. Becher and the easily bored Dr Frobig soon became close friends united by a common passion: inventing blends of herbs, aromatic oils, and alcohol. Taking his leave of Karlovy Vary a while later, Dr Frobig gave his companion a piece of paper. 'This preoccupied me somewhat,' said the Englishman with the cool composure his fellow countrymen are famous for, before disappearing from Josef Becher's sight for all eternity. There was an inkling of something truly inspired in Frobrig's blend of herbs and alcohol, and over the next two years Josef Becher went on to spend all his spare moments experimenting with the secret recipe. Then, in 1807, Josef Becher started selling cordial drops at his pharmacy according to his own recipe. Initially, his liqueur bore the names Carlsbad English Bitter, Carlsbad Bitter, English Bitter, and even the German name Original Karlsbader Becherbitter. In short, Karlovy Vary Becherovka had seen the light of the world.

Hello Spring! White Wine Tasting






Hello Spring! White Wine Tasting
  • All Stores
  • Friday, March 24th, 4-7p
  • Saturday, March 25th 11am-2pm
Stop by and try some delightful spring whites! Pretend it's warm and sunny out. 
Tasting lineup:
  • Sol Real Vinho Verde...$9.99
  • Cortenova Pinot Grigio...$12.99
  • Rieslingfreak No. 2...$26.99
  • Les Rocailles Savoie Apremont...$19.99

Lilly's Black & White Cookies From Brooklyn New York Now Available at the Forsyth Location!

 

**Only available in store at The Wine and Cheese Place Forsyth!!

Lilly's Black & White Cookies from Brooklyn NY! $8.99 / 10ct Box

New York's most iconic cookie begins with a light cake base that is hand-painted with vanilla frosting, allowed to cool, and then hand-painted with chocolate frosting for the pNew York's most iconic cookie begins with a light cake base that is hand-painted with vanilla frosting, allowed to cool, and then hand-painted with chocolate frosting for the perfect treat at any time of day.erfect treat at any time of day.

Knob Creek / TWCP Single Barrel Bourbon


Knob Creek / Spirit Wine and Craft Single Barrel Bourbon...$54.99
(almost 10 years old)
  • Barreled 1/30/2013
  • Selected 12/19/22
  • 120 proof
  • The Wine and Cheese Place Single Barrel
  • Warehouse : P
  • Floor : 05
  • Rick : 04
Yield only 126 bottles



Update - only about 18 bottles left - getting close to last call
Knob Creek / TWCP Single Barrel Bourbon...$54.99
  • Barreled 10/3/2013
  • Selected 12/19/22
  • 120 proof
  • The Wine and Cheese Place Single Barrel
  • Warehouse : M
  • Floor : 06
  • Rick : 02
Yield only 132 bottles
 

Class is in Session now!!

 



We have many classes scheduled -

Make sure you note, date, time and which of our 5 locations!




Wednesday, March 22, 2023

2021 Boniface Les Rocailles Apremont.




Store favorite!
2021 Boniface Les Rocailles Apremont....$19.99
100% Jacquère -- 20‐25 years of age
Les Rocailles Apremont is from a true earthly paradise nestled in the French Alps. Les Rocailles is owned and managed by boyhood friends and native Savoyards Guillaume Durand and Alban Thouroude, who purchased the estate and négociant business from Pierre Boniface upon his retirement in 2006. The wines have never been better at Les Rocailles!

Tasting Notes: Delicate and feather-light, it offers green apple and floral aromas on the nose. On the palate, it is dry and extremely refreshing, with crystal clear purity.  Serve With: Enjoy on its own, or pair with cheeses (especially fondue) or simple fish, chicken, or pasta dishes.

Whiskey Dave’s Weekend Flight Forsyth Boulevard Clear-out!!


Whiskey Dave’s Weekend Flight
Forsyth Boulevard Clear-out!!
Three ¾ ounce drams for $6 (yes, 6 bucks!)
Friday and Saturday, March 24th & March 25th

At the Infamous Bar
Inside the Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd
We need the room for new whiskey so we are calling upon you, our loyal customers, to drink us to shelf space. Stop by and taste a spell…
  • Belle Meade Sherry cask
  • Bob Dylan's Heaven's Door Tennessee Bourbon
  • Bulleit Bourbon TWCP/ STL Bourbon Society Single Barrel
  • Jefferson's Ocean Wheated Bourbon Voyage 19
  • Johnny Drum Private Stock Kentucky
  • Willett Pot Still Reserve Bourbon
  • Basil Hayden Dark Rye
  • Few Rye Whiskey
  • Jack Daniels Tennessee Rye Whiskey
  • Journeyman Distillery Election Day Rye
  • Old Elk Rye TWCP Single Barrel
  • Old Pepper Distillery / TWCP Straight Rye Single Barrel 4 yr
  • Rebel Yell Small Batch Straight Rye
  • Rossville Union Barrel Proof Rye
  • Rossville Union Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Clyde May's Alabama Style Whiskey
  • Corsair Triple Smoke Peated American Whiskey
  • George Dickel Single Barrel Sour Mash 9 Years
  • Rebel Yell / TWCP Single Barrel Cask Strength Bourbon 8/16/17 2021 release
  • Rebel Yell Single Barrel Cask Strength Bourbon Angel's Share V-10 8/17/17 2022 release
  • Rebel Yell / TWCP Single Barrel Cask Strength Bourbon 9/12716 2020 release
  • Blanton's Single Barrel Bourbon **
  • Bob Dylan's Heaven's Door Tennessee Bourbon
  • Hudson / TWCP Single Barrel Bourbon
  • J.W. Kelly Old Milford Bourbon Single Barrel Double Oaked
  • Kings County Distillery Straight Bourbon
  • Makers Mark KY Bourbon 46 Cask Strength **
  • Old Elk Bourbon TWCP Single Barrel
  • Rough Rider Happy Warrior Bourbon Cask Strength
  • S.D. Strong Big Boom Bourbon
  • Smooth Ambler Big Level Wheated Bourbon

Friday and Saturday, March 24th & March 25th
Forsyth location only
Game of Thrones Single Malt Flight…House of the Dragon Clearance
Three ¾ ounce pours for $6 until they are gonzo!

“That’s a great deal” sez Prince Hayndrayel from the House of Banister"
  • Game of Thrones Oban "Night's Watch"
  • Game of Thrones Lagavulin 9 Year Old "House of Lannister".
  • Game of Thrones Dalwhinnie "House Stark".
  • Game of Thrones Talisker "House Greyjoy".
  • Game of Thrones Royal Lochnagar 12 Year Old "House Baratheon".
  • Game of Thrones Cardhu "House Targaryen"
  • Game of Thrones Singleton "House Tully"

***(we do not have any bottles for sale)

Lifted Spirits Tasting at Spirit Wine and Craft

 
TASTING!
Friday March 24th from 4pm-6pm
Spirit Wine and Craft
Come on by and try gin, vodka, and absinthe from Kansas City's Lifted Spirits!

Rieslingfreak Polish Hill No.2 Riesling




2021 Rieslingfreak Polish Hill No.2 Riesling...$25.99
The Polish Hill River Riesling comes from a single block in the Polish Hill sub-region of the Clare Valley. John Hughes thinks this vineyard produces the best fruit of all his vineyard sources.Has some generous fruit with strident mineral notes, as well as pure lime. There’s flesh and weight to the palate. Quite fleshy and concentrated with zesty acidity. So drinkable now and will age well. Screw cap.
Rated 95/100 James Suckling
Bright, pale yellow colour, with a very attractive flowery bouquet: gardenia, dried flowers, perhaps boronia. The palate is intense and refined, crisp and linear, with lovely flowing harmony and length. Clean, soft but dry finish. A beautiful young riesling. Grapes from the Jaeschke family vineyard. Drink: 2021-2033
Rated 96/100 The Real Review


Cortenova Pinot Grigio



A favorite Pinot Grigio!
2021 Cortenova Pinot Grigio delle Venezie....$12.99

Brilliant straw color with emerald reflections.
Fresh and floral bouquet with a hint of pears, apricots and bananas. Fresh and inviting with bright fruit and an easy drinking style with a pleasing hint of almonds in the aftertaste.
100% Pinot Grigio  Pairings: Pairs well with seafood dishes, risottos with scampi, spaghetti with clams, sole in white wine Perfect also as an aperitif.

Tasting Class- Intro to France






Intro to French Wine Class and Tasting
TWCP - 10451 Manchester Rd., Kirkwood
  • Thursday, March 23rd, starting at 5:30PM
  • Seating is limited
  • $25 per person

Think French wine is too confusing? Come sit down with us and learn how to decipher those labels and learn the basics of enjoying French wine with Phil Peimann, our Kirkwood wine expert!

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Ridge Zinfandels


2020 Ridge Pagani Ranch Zinfandel...$39.99
Potent and brooding, with deep black raspberry and currant flavors highlighted by spice box, green peppercorn and herbes de Provence notes that build toward broad-shouldered tannins. Needs time. Best from 2024 through 2032. 3,500 cases made.
Rated 92/100 Wine Spectator
Rated 93/100 Vinous Media
Rated 95/100 Zinfandel Chronicles





2019 Ridge East Bench Zinfandel...$31.99
Based on 100% Zinfandel, the 2019 Zinfandel East Bench has a great perfume of red plums, wild strawberries, and flowery incense, with just hints of cigar and dried orange peel emerging with time in the glass. While it's not a blockbuster, it brings gorgeous intensity and richness in a medium-bodied, weightless, elegant package that delivers ripe tannins and notable acidity.
Rated 95/100 Jeb Dunnuck
Fresh, almost pinot-like sensibility with the mouth feel. A beautifully spread wine that fills the palate, but maintains freshness and brightness. Real purity of fruit here. Lots of black and red cherry. Citrus undertones. 100% zinfandel. Drink now.
Rated 94/100 The Wine Enthusiast



2020 Ridge Three Valleys Sonoma County...$29.99
This focused, firm and tannic wine exudes black pepper and wood-smoke aromas followed by rather tight espresso, blueberry and cacao flavors. Made from 74% Zinfandel and other California heritage-grape varieties, it has the bones of a cool-climate wine and should improve through at least 2028.
Rated 93/100 The Wine Enthusiast

Beer Tasting at The Wine and Cheese Place on Forsyth

TASTING!
Friday March 24th from 4pm-6pm
The Wine and Cheese Place on Forsyth
7435 Forsyth Blvd

James will be pouring Bell's Oberon & the Founder's Green Zebra Variety Pack which includes..
  • Watermelon Gose
  • Peach Gose
  • Mango Gose
  • Pineapple Gose

Martin Miller's Gin Original + Westbourne Gin




Martin Miller's Gin Original...$28.99 / 750ml
80 proof
Martin Miller’s Original Gin. A modern classic dry gin based on the best traditions of English distillers but with our own twist to obtain the perfectly balanced gin. A gin that ‘tasted of gin’ in the words of Martin Miller.
NOSE: Its alcohol level enhances a smooth flavour with lemon peels and pine notes.
PALATE: The slight liquorice sweetness enhance the citrus and spiced sensations.
FINISH: Long and fresh feeling with lemon notes.

Martin Miller's Gin Westbourne Strength...$36.99 / 750ml
90.4 Proof
Martin Miller’s Westbourne Gin. A gin for those in the know, its name derives from the location of Martin Miller’s own residence in Westbourne Grove in London, where the brand was conceived.
NOSE: Intense citrus peels integrated with juniper and a very smooth alcohol balance
PALATE: Subtle sweetness from liquorice enhances the citrus presence
FINISH: Long freshness feeling

Broadway Brewery Dashi Japanese Rice Lager

 

We will get it online as soon as our website is fixed!

Broadway Brewery Dashi Japanese Rice Lager...$9.99 / 6pk 12oz cans
Japanese style rice lager kombu (dried kelp) and fresh lemongrass. This rice lager is perfect for spring with citrus and floral notes from the lemongrass and slight salinity from the kombu.
4.7% ABV
12 IBU


Sweet Water Gone Trippin West Coast Style IPA

 

We will get it online as soon as our website is fixed!

Sweet Water Gone Trippin West Coast Style IPA...$9.99 / 6pk 12oz cans
The style that started it all! Gone Trippin' heads straight to the coast assertively hopped with aromas of citrus and pine with a malty backbone to keep you centered. The beer that puts the West Coast wherever you are.
7% ABV
75 IBUs

Abita True Wit Belgian-Style Wheat Beer

Abita True Wit Belgian-Style Wheat Beer...$10.99 / 6pk 12oz bottles
With a distinct haze and golden color, Abita True Wit is a sessionable wheat beer with a thick white froth and light crisp finish. Infused with orange peel and coriander, this brew has the perfect balance between subtle orange flavors and lively citrus aromas.

Corona Non-Alcoholic Cerveza

CORONA NON-ALCOHOLIC!

CINCO DE MAYO IS APPROACHING!


Corona Non-Alcoholic...$9.99 / 6pk 12oz bottles
  • NON-ALCOHOLIC
  • 17.5g CARBS
  • Contains less than 0.5% alc. by vol.ABV
  • 60 calories
The taste of the original in a non-alcoholic brew.
Meet Corona Non-alcoholic. It has the same crisp and balanced taste of your favorite Mexican Lager. Add a lime wedge and enjoy anytime.

Maplewood Brewery Tasting at Spirit Wine and Craft This Friday!

 

TASTING!
Friday, March 24 at Spirit Wine & Craft from 5-7

Come try samples from
Maplewood Brewing Company
  • Juice Pants hazy IPA
  • Top Pocket blonde ale
  • Pulaski pilsner
  • In Dark Trees dark lager
  • Rum Punch canned cocktail

Widmer's Cheese Cellars Wisconsin Mild Brick Cheese!

We get asked about Brick cheese all the time, apparently it is hard to find nowadays. We just brought one in from one or our favorite Wisconsin creameries, Widmer Cheese Cellars! $8.49/ 8oz

What is Brick Cheese?
They call brick cheese "the married man's limburger." It's strong enough to satisfy the serious cheese devotee, but mild enough to keep the spouse in the house. When young, brick cheese is deliciously mild. But given some time to ripen, it develops some serious pungency and tang.
The world can thank Wisconsin for this mini stinker. First crafted in the late 1800s and named for the bricks used to press the curds, brick cheese is derived from white American cheddar, but cultured at a higher temperature to produce more fat content and a different protein structure. The result: somewhat softer taste with a deliciously sharper finish.
Slice it for sandwiches, melt it with polenta, or dollop it on your pizza. Brick cheese adds tangy flavor and creamy texture to any dish.


**CURRENTLY ONLY AVAILIBLE AT THE KIRKWOOD AND FORSYTH LOCATIONS!

Whistlepig 18 Year Single Barrel Double Malted Straight Rye Whiskey

We will get it online as soon as our website is fixed!

Whistlepig 18 Year Single Barrel Straight Rye Whiskey...$549.99 / 750ml
WhistlePig Double Malt Rye is our oldest Rye, patiently mellowed for 18 years. Before industrial distillation, America’s original farmers would malt a small portion of their grain to start fermentation, the essential step that turns water and rye into glorious whiskey. As a nod to the farmers, Double Malt Rye is crafted from a mash bill of Rye, Malted Rye and Malted Barley. History aside, these grains unite in a show-stopping Rye Whiskey that stretches far and wide across the flavor spectrum. Its base of 79% Rye delivers bold, peppery spice, while 15% Malted Rye adds soft, floral and earthy character. A final 6% of malted barley brings rich, sweet, toasted notes.
To take the expansive palate of WhistlePig Double Malt even further the 4th Edition is finished in Spanish PX Sherry Casks. At once bold, complex, delicate and elegant, WhistlePig 18 is the whiskey that your most memorable toasts require, and a gem on any bar.
Each annual edition of our Double Malt Rye is crowned with a bespoke glass topper, handmade in Vermont.

O'Fallon Brewery 5 Day IPA Pujols Family Foundation


Special Albert Pujols #5 Edition Can!
O'Fallon Brewery 5 Day IPA Pujols Family Foundation....$9.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Portion of the proceeds benefits the Pujols Family Foundation
We dry-hop this American Style India Pale Ale with seven grains and four domestic hop varieties by adding dry whole hops to the finishing tank so the beer rests “on top” of the hops for five extra days! Malty sweetness up front with big cascade and glacier hops in the finish — a wonderfully drinkable IPA!
Did you know that this recipe, created by our head brewer Brian, was the first locally brewed IPA in the St Louis area?



Terra d'Oro Zinfandel Amador County


2019 Terra d'Oro Zinfandel Amador County...$13.99
Raspberry jam and some dried yet racy strawberries to the nose. Generous and fruity with some opulent sweet fruit on the fresh, medium-bodied palate. Fine, ripe tannins are present and supportive. A well-balanced zinfandel which I would happily drink again! Drink now.
Rated 91/100 James Suckling