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Monday, May 20, 2019

Chateau Saint Pierre Cotes de Provence Rose




This one was hugely popular last year!
True Provence Rose!





2018 Chateau Saint Pierre Cotes de Provence Rose...$16.99
40% Grenache
60% Cinsault

Elegant pale color with traditional salmon-pink tints. Fresh fruit nose of white peaches with hints of spice evolving into aromas of apricot, guava, and exotic fruits. Full on the palate with good acidity - a crisp rich wine with flavors typical of the unique Chateau Saint-Pierre soil. Complex and balanced with a luscious long finish. Winemaking: The grapes are hand picked. The rosé wine then undergoes malolactic fermentation to bring out the earth aromas and develops the roundness and length on the palate. The wine is then kept in vats until bottled. Pairings: Fish & Shellfish, Pasta, Sushi, Asian, Pork, Pizza, Cheese & Crackers, Chicken & Turkey, and Salads.

Great Cotes du Rhone



2016 Fontaine du Clos Confidences Cotes du Rhone...$16.99
65% Grenache and 35% Syrah
"Spicy elements lurk within the medium-bodied palate. It's fresh and bright, with juicy raspberry acidity and a touch of salinity on the finish. A lighter style, with persistence and vibrancy. It is very nicely balanced and weighted, a highly drinkable wines. There's just a touch of ripe sweetness, but it works to bring balance to the whole."
Rated 90/100 Decanter Magazine

"I continue to be impressed by the wines from Fontaine du Clos, and while they never lack for texture or fruit, they always display plenty of classic southern Rhône character." -- Jeb Dunnuck

High Noon Sun sips

In stock now at Forsyth


High Noon Sun Sips Watermelon Vodka and Soda
High Noon Sun Sips Grapefruit Vodka and Soda

REAL VODKA + REAL JUICE
HARD SELTZER

MADE WITH REAL VODKA, REAL FRUIT JUICE, & SPARKLING WATER

SW4 London Dry Gin 80 proof

The Top Ten Best Gins you can buy under $40
from Supercompressor

SW4 came in at number 2!!
2. SW4 London Dry Gin
If you're seeking a strong example of a traditional London gin, SW4 London Dry Gin will do just the trick. Boasting layers of taste thanks to its recipe of 12 botanicals, this small-batch bottle definitely stands on its own, but the brand's centuries of experience ensure that it fits right in with its peers.











This is a gin that is hard to get and you do not find in many places!

It has picked up a real following at our stores.  We have been out for a few months, but finally back!
SW4 London Dry Gin 80 proof...$19.99
Great price, next lowest price online is $24.99
Distilled 5 times
Handmade in small batches
Unique recipe of 12 exceptional botanicals
SW4 London Distilled Gin, is a big, complex, and smooth dry gin made in the traditional London style, distilled and bottled in North Clapham, South London. SW4 has true London heritage and is handmade in using a unique botanical mix distilled through a single small pot still in Clapham North, South London. The method is highly crafted distillation – handmade in small batches according to a 300-year-old family tradition.
SW4 Gin is made with a unique recipe of 12 exceptional botanicals blended in a signature robust recipe, opening with strong Juniper aromas, subtle citrus, exotic spices, and delicate floral notes with hints of lemon peel and cassia. On the palate, SW4 is creamy, full, and complex with an extraordinarily smooth finish. SW4 London Dry Gin is made in one of a handful of distilleries still distilling and bottling on site in London – it’s truly an authentic London Dry Gin.

The Botanical recipe is what makes every gin unique. Since distillation of all ‘London’ gin demands alcohol of such purity that it is essentially flavourless and odourless, all the taste in gin must be derived from the number, type and amount of botanicals used.

‘Botanicals’ is just another term for the dried herbs, spices and other plant matter that can add flavour and/or aroma to gin. By law, gin must contain Juniper berries, and these must be the dominant component in the recipe - otherwise, it’s not gin. After that, pretty well anything goes, and this is where the skill and imagination of the gin maker come into play.

SW4 London Dry Gin uses 12 botanicals. The exact quantities are a closely guarded secret, but these are the ingredients we use. Click on the thumbnails to learn more:


Juniper
Savory
Orris
Angelica
Cinnamon
Cassia
Liquorice
Coriander
Nutmeg
Orange Peel
Lemon Peel
Almond

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager


Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager...$7.99 / 6pk
Born in the 1840s, Pilsener-style beers have become fan favorites worldwide. With a nod toward the original Czech tradition, we brew Summerfest to feature the best of Bohemian nature. Crisp, golden, dry and incredibly drinkable, Summerfest has a delicate and complex malt flavor with spicy and floral hop character—the perfect warm-weather beer.

Odell Brewing Hammer Chain Double IPA



Odell Brewing Hammer Chain Double IPA...$12.99 / 6pk
Hammer Chain was born to reinvent our approach to Double IPAs. Named after the spinning blades of our custom-built machine that pulverizes each whole-flower hop, Hammer Chain is brewed with meticulously sourced, vibrant American hop varieties and packed with notes of drippy tropical fruit, radiant peach, and sweet stonefruit.

Speyburn Speyside Single Malt Scotch Companion Cask

Our first single barrel of Scotch




Speyburn Speyside Single Malt Scotch Companion Cask..$37.99
TWCP Single Barrel
Finished in a Bourbon Barrel
46% ABV

Non Chill filtered
Matured in the finest American oak ex-bourbon cask, this Speyburn Companion Cask celebrates the lasting connection between Speyside and Kentucky. The resulting Single Malt Scotch Whisky is light gold in colour with notes of sweet vanilla and citrus fruits.

Public Access Liquids




Public Access Liquids On Air Double Dry Hopped Double IPA...$19.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Double Dry Hopped DIPA
8% ABV



Public Access Liquids Triumphant Intermission Double Dry Hopped Double IPA...$18.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Double Dry Hopped DIPA
7% ABV

Omnipollo Bianca



Omnipollo Bianca....$19.99 / 4pk 16oz
Lemon Coconut tart Lassi Gose ale brewed with lemon, coconut and lactose sugar.

Omnipollo Devin The Dude's Brew Pilsner



Omnipollo Devin The Dude's Brew Pilsner...$8.99 / 4pk 12oz
Inspirations for our beers come from everywhere. Sometimes it’s like the universe is telling us there needs to be a beer. It sounds pretentious and, in a way, it is… But with the release of this Omnipollo German style pilsner we are in the center of a vortex of incidences telling us that all we want to drink is a truly well-crafted pilsner.

My own pilsner journey started long ago, and pilsner is still my favorite style of beer, but it totally seems like the right time to celebrate this style. The signs are there. Like when your favorite rapper doesn’t enjoy the IPA you had planned to brew in his honor, saying “none of that fruity stuff”. Or the fact that for the last couple of years, all brewers at festivals will not be found drinking the latest hype brew, but instead gathering at the tap of whoever brought a classic pilsner.

A pils is sort of like your favorite t-shirt, you wear it often, but it is never a loud statement. So we raise our (pilsner) glass to you, and hope you will enjoy Devins German style pilsner and the rest of our pilsner journey. Be curious, be classic.
Henok

Rockwell Brewing new releases





Rockwell Brewing Seven Screws DDH Double IPA...$14.99 / 4pk 12oz
Ask your doctor if Seven Screws is right for you
In January, our beloved Peter fell on the ice on the way to get some tea. A few months, seven screws and one metal plate later, Peter is back on the brewdeck. For his triumphant return, we present this ridiculously saturated celebration of Humulus lupulus.
ABV: 8.6%

Rockwell Brewing Sweet Life Tart Wheat Ale...$11.99 / 4pk 12oz
Have a sip of the sweet life
A refreshing, bright wheat ale fermented with a tropical blend of mangoes, peaches and limes. Why see the world, when you got the beach?
ABV: 4.1% ABV 

Rockwell Brewing Nametag IPA...$11.99 / 4pk 12oz cans
Brewed in collaboration with 4 Hands Brewing
India Pale Ale with Citra and El Dorado hops

Urban Chestnut Brewing Big Top Bavarian Lager




Urban Chestnut Brewing Big Top Bavarian Lager...$7.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
Urban Chestnut Brewing Company will introduce a new seasonal brew called Big Top Bavarian in honor of Circus Flora and its 33rd season.  Big Top Bavarian is a Helles style beer from a classic Bavarian lager recipe made with Hallertau Saphir hops and malt imported from Germany.

Perennial Artisan Ales Vacation Dad



Perennial Artisan Ales Vacation Dad 
Dry Hopped Summer Ale...$9.49 / 4pk
Grab your fanny packs and cargo shorts and dive head first into this crushable, hoppy Summer ale. Simple grist, clean yeast, and a dry finish will make you want to load up the station wagon and throw the map out the window.
ABV: 4.7%

Friday, May 17, 2019

Game of Thrones Contest!

The Wine and Cheese Place - we have a fun contest for you!

Who will win the Game of Thrones in the Sunday’s series finale?! Guess correctly and you will have a chance to purchase one allocated bottle from this list below.
  • Col. E.H. Taylor Small Batch Bourbon
  • Kentucky Owl Confiscated Bourbon
  • Willett Pot Still
  • I.W. Harper 15 Year Old
  • Elijah Craig Barrel Proof. 

How to play The Wine and Cheese Place GoT contest:
1. Follow @TWCPstl on Twitter (if you don’t already).
2. Retweet with comment on the GOT contest tweet that is pinned to the top of our twitter account -
click here for that post. In the comments to the RT, mention
@TWCPstl and name your pick for the winner of the Iron Throne!
3. Everyone that guesses correctly will be entered in a drawing. We will
randomly draw 3 names from the winners. Each of the winners will
have a chance to purchase an allocated bottle of whiskey from the list above.

4.You may only enter once, if you enter more than once you will be
disqualified (unlike Cersei, we like to keep things fair!).
5. You must be 21 years or older to enter.
6. Our lawyers tell us we cannot give away alcohol, so please note this is
for a chance to purchase one of the rare allocated whiskeys mentioned
above.
7. Winners will be announced no later than Tuesday May 21

8. You must be able to purchase the bottle at one of our locations.  No shipping.
9. Deadline to guess is 8PM CT on Sunday May 19

10. No purchase necessary. Free to participate. If you aren’t on social media, you may submit your pick via email to info@wineandcheeseplace.com.

G de Chateau Guiraud Dry Bordeaux Blanc




Great value in a terrific white Bordeaux!

2017 G de Chateau Guiraud Dry Bordeaux Blanc...$17.99
Pretty deepness and ripeness to this with honeydew, dried-melon and lemon character. Medium body. Bright finish.
Rated 91-92/100 James Suckling
Plump and friendly, with tangerine, peach and nectarine notes forming the core. The rounded finish has a flattering hint, along with a thread of quinine that keeps this honest. Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon. Drink now through 2020. 12,500 cases made, 1,200 cases imported. — JM
Rated 90/100 Wine Spectator

Basil Hayden's Caribbean Reserve Rye






Basil Hayden's Caribbean Reserve Rye...$39.99

To create  Basil Hayden's Caribbean Reserve Rye, the blending team took inspiration from the growing trend of cask finished ryes, and was particularly drawn to the sweet and spicy contrast between rum and rye.   They spent over a year aging rye in rum casks, but couldn't get the flavor quite right.  Finally they discovered that blending premium Black Strap rum directly into they rye created the perfect molasses-sweet they were looking for.  Basil Hayden's Caribbean Reserve Rye is a blend of 9 Year Kentucky Rye Whiskey ande 4 Year Canadian Rye Whisky.  This unique Rye Blend is finished with Black Strap Rum for a toasted oak flavor complemented with rye spice and molasses-rich sweetness

Thursday, May 16, 2019

2017 A La Carte Pinot Noir North Coast



New Vintage just arrived!

2017 A La Carte Pinot Noir North Coast...$15.99
Our A La Carte Pinot Noir is sourced from cool climate vineyards in California's North Coast wine region and made by hand in our winery custom designed for small lot wines.

This wine shows excellent structure and balance. Flavors of fresh berries and vanilla. This is a fantastic value that is an amazing steal for under $20. Highly recommended Pinot Noir that actually tastes like a Pinot Noir.
Pinot Noir grapes excel in cooler climates and North Coast is one of the coolest climates in California, this region is home to more than half of of the state's wineries, including many of the most celebrated. Includes regions like Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Carneros.  This is a great value and perfect summer red and a great food wine!

Field Recordings Pet Nat





2018 Field Recordings Pet Nat Dry Hop...$19.99 / 750ml
Paso Robles, California
Could not help myself. Had to try it. Thought it would be good and guess what? It rules. Best experiment ever. Wish we tried more. A measly 600 case exist." - Andrew Jones, winemaker


2018 Field Recordings Blanc de Franc...$19.99 / 750ml
100% Cabernet Franc
100% Paso Robles
This sparkling rose of Cabernet Franc was crafted using the ancestral method, Petillant Naturel. The creation of this wine requires perfect timing. It must be captured in bottle at just the right level of natural sugar so it is perfectly carbonated upon release. Much different than typical sparkling wines, the finished wine has a unique raw character, loaded with energy and charisma.


What is Pet-Nat? Read about it in the NY Times.

San Lorenzo “The Pearl” Zinfandel




This one just scored big and people are calling about it!
Act fast as we only have 11 bottles left!!

Only 96 cases made!!

2016 San Lorenzo “The Pearl” Zinfandel...$82.99
An impeccable wine, bold, vibrant and brilliantly structured, with blackberry, dark Asian spice, cracked pepper and smoky anise flavors that build richness and complexity toward big but refined tannins. Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Alicante. Drink now through 2028. 96 cases made.
Rated 97/100 The Wine Spectator

Mother's Brewing Materfamilias RYE Whiskey Barrel Aged






Mother's Brewing Materfamilias RYE Whiskey Barrel Aged...$12.99 / 22oz
Our Single Barrel Materfamilias series highlights the unique qualities that each barrel type brings to the Materfamilias program. Aged for 8 months in Willett Family Distillery rye whiskey barrels, this beer gains strong flavors and aromas of fresh cut grass, baking spice, sweet cherry, and a firm charred oak. This special release is a look into the blending that determines the character of the ultimate Materfamilias release that also stands alone as a unique drinking experience.
PROFILE: rich dark chocolate, barrel tannin and spirit alcohol, sugar cane and nougat

Effen Vodka Tasting


Effen Vodka Tasting

The Wine and Cheese Place
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO 63105

Friday May 17th from 4-6pm 

Taste the amazing flavors of Effen Vodka!


Taste Devils River Bourbon

Open House!

Taste Devils River Bourbon 
Friday May 17th 4-6pm
The Wine and Cheese Place 
7435 Forsyth Blvd, Clayton MO 63105


Taste these two Bourbons!

Devils River Bourbon Whiskey
Devils River Bourbon Barrel Strength




Small Batch Texas Whiskey
Devils River Bourbon captures the spirit of the waters it draws from. The first sip is bold, followed by an oak, honey and caramel medley. Our bourbon finishes smooth with a warm, sweet flavor—just a reminder that there’s a little Devil inside all of us.

75% Corn
21% Rye
4% Barley
Devils River Bourbon Barrel Strength
Devils River Bourbon Barrel Strength is a 117-proof whiskey. We are unapologetically proud of our bold flavor and recognize it is not for the faint of heart. Devils River Bourbon Barrel Strength is a high rye bourbon and sources it’s water the same way Devils River Whiskey does.

Boulevard Fling - premixed cocktails!

Taste all the Boulevard Fling cocktails this Friday May 17th from 4-6pm 
at our Forsyth location!




Boulevard Fling Blood Orange Vodka Soda...$11.99 / 4pk cans
Fling yourself to the Italian coast, where hats are big, swimsuits are small, oranges are crimson, and life is a celebration. The combination of 360 Vodka, soda water and a hint of blood orange is beautifully guilt-free – just 100 calories and 2.4g of carbohydrates.
5% ABV | 100 CALORIES | 2.4G CARBS

Boulevard Fling Cucumber Lime Gin and Tonic...$11.99 / 4pk cans
Fling yourself to London Town, where royals reign and properly made cocktails are the rule. Bursting with floral aromas, Builders Botanical Gin pairs perfectly with tonic and a touch of lime and cucumber to create a modern, effervescent take on a timeless classic.
7% ABV | 170 CALORIES | 8.6G CARBS


Boulevard Fling Mai Tai...$11.99 / 4pk cans
Fling yourself to an island paradise where rules are weak, drinks are strong and Hawaiian shirts are essential. Our Mai Tai is a fruity balance of lime, orange, almond and spice complemented by Virgin Islands rum.
8% ABV | 197 CALORIES | 9.8G CARBS


Boulevard Fling Margarita...$11.99 / 4pk cans
Fling yourself south of the border, where shoes give way to sandals and mariachi mingles with the music of the waves. A mouthwatering blend of salty, sweet and sour, our Margarita is crafted with Mean Mule American Agave spirit, offering a lively, refreshing spin on a perennial favorite.
7.5% ABV | 198 CALORIES | 9.8G CARBS

2nd Shift Tasting!

2nd Shift Tasting this Friday
May 17th from 4pm-6pm

We will taste at our Forsyth location!

  • 2nd Shift Foeder Aged Saison Limone Lavanda
  • 2nd Shift Foeder Aged Saison Arancia Ibisco
  • 2nd Shift Black Noise Imperial Stout
  • 2nd Shift La Collina Foeder-Aged Saison
  • 2nd Shift Bridget Brett Beer






We are receiving more cases tomorrow - 
now online
2nd Shift Foeder Aged Saison Limone Lavanda...$5.99 / 375ml
Lemon Peel and Lavender

2nd Shift Foeder Aged Saison Arancia Ibisco...$5.99 / 375ml
Orange Peel and Hibiscus

FREE!


FREE if you want to haul away this 3 door - 6 foot stainless steel cooler/table/restaurant prep table.  

We only used it for a table for the last 4 or 5 years.  We plugged it in to see if it still works and it only holds at about 58 degrees.  Not sure what kind of work it needs to get it running better.  
Free for the taking at our Forsyth location -- "as is"

email paul@wineandcheeseplace.com
or call 314.727.8788 if you are interested in it.  
We want to get it out of here as fast as possible as we are doing some minor remodelling.