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Saturday, February 13, 2021

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras - Feb 16, 2021



Gambino's Bakery King Cake Rum Cream Liqueur....$26.99
Crafted with love by the New Orleans "King of King Cakes" Gambino's Bakery and the award winning bartenders of Cocktail & Sons, Gambino's King Cake Rum Cream uses the finest spices, fresh Wisconsin cream, and aged Caribbean rum for king cake in a glass. Enjoy in cocktails, coffee, or over ice in your go-cup during parades, tailgate parties, and evening revelry.





Abita Mardi Gras Bock...$8.99 / 6pk bottles

Mardi Gras Bock
Mardi Gras Bock is the first of our seasonal brews. Abita Mardi Gras Bock is brewed with pale, pilsner and caramel malts and German Perle hops. Our bock is similar to German maibocks with its rich malt flavor and full body. A perfect choice during Carnival season in New Orleans. Gruyére, Emmental and Swiss are nice cheese choices with Bock. Great with roasted beef or pork. Try it with Mexican food, too.




WhistlePig / TWCP 15 Year Old Single Barrel Ry

 



Great gift!




WhistlePig / TWCP 15 Year Old Single Barrel Rye...$269.99
  • 116.5 proof
  • Aged 15 years
  • 132 bottles produced
  • Barrel Number 2482
  • Barrel Selected by The Wine and Cheese Place

TWCP John E. Fitzgerald Larceny Single Barrel Bourbon 6 Year Old 92 proof.....$24.99




We were basically out but the distributor found 6 more cases in their warehouse. 


TWCP John E. Fitzgerald Larceny Single Barrel Bourbon 6 Year Old 92 proof.....$24.99

  • 6 Years Old
  • TWCP Single Barrel
  • 92 proof


Friday, February 12, 2021

GlenDronach Single Malt Scotch Kingsman Edition 1989 Vintage


3 bottles gone, only 1 left now!!

GlenDronach Single Malt Scotch Kingsman Edition 1989 Vintage...$1,299.99
29 Year Old


The GlenDronach Kingsman Edition 1989 Vintage. Expertly crafted by Master Blender Dr. Rachel Barrie, in unique collaboration with Kingsman film franchise director Matthew Vaughn, to mark the upcoming release of The King’s Man.

The GlenDronach is revered for the dedication to exquisite sherry cask matured Single Malt since 1826. Like the Kingsman creed, our values have remained constant; impossible perfection built on unshakeable tradition. Matured in Oloroso sherry casks with a final maturation in Pedro Ximénez casks from Spain, this twenty-nine-year-old Single Malt is a masterful expression of exceptional complexity and depth, truly befitting a Kingsman.

This exceptional 1989 Vintage is inspired by the oldest bottle housed at The GlenDronach Distillery – a twenty-nine year-old whisky bottled in 1913, just before the outbreak of the first World War. Three friends had each purchased a bottle before leaving for war, vowing to open them together on their return. Tragically, only one of them returned home. Having never opened his bottle, his family later gifted it to the distillery, where it remains unopened and displayed in remembrance of fallen friends.

Only 3,052 bottles available worldwide from 1st September 2020. Each luxurious box is adorned with the iconic bespoke Kingsman insignia and bears the signatures of both Dr. Rachel Barrie and Matthew Vaughn.

Side Project Barrel Aged Barleywine!!






In case you missed this post on Side Project's Instagram account!!



Cory just blended some Barrel Aged Barleywine!

Some is for The Wine and Cheese Place!!!

Will update when we have more information - this will go through the BRC.



Mother's Brewing Materfamilias BA Imperial Stout









Mother's Brewing Materfamilias BA Imperial Stout...$14.99 / 4pk 12oz bottles
One sip of Materfamilias shows why this barrel-aged stout is the head of Mother's household. Requires the undivided attention of our brewery over the course of a year. Our imperial stout delivers intense roasted malt flavor of chocolate and dried fruit. Careful aging in bourbon, rye, brandy and rum barrels imparts unparalleled depth of flavor and complexity of aroma.

PROFILE: rich dark chocolate, vanilla, dark cherry, barrel tannin and spirit alcohol, sugar cane and nougat

Special price on Schramsberg MAGNUMS!




Special price on Schramsberg MAGNUMS! 
12 available at our Rock Hill location right now!

Order now online for holds and transfers



2017 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs 2017...$59.99 / 1.5 liter
Lowest price on Wine-searcher is $74.95
Compare to $79.99 at Total Wine and More
We are $20 per bottle cheaper!


"Lithe and delicately balanced, with vibrant lemon custard, blanched almond and steely citrus tones that take on richness and speed on the long finish."
Rated 93/100 The Wine Spectator
"Lively citrus flavors are nicely tempered by almond and bread-dough nuances in this elegant, well-balanced and rich-tasting wine. It offers more than fresh fruit, adding aged-on-the-lees complexity for a very tempting expression."
Rated 93/100 The Wine Enthusiast

AMAZING GRACE HONEY - Local Honey







AMAZING GRACE HONEY

Amazing Grace - Spring Harvest Honey...$11.99 / 12oz
Amazing Grace - Summer Harvest Honey...$11.99 / 12oz

Local Raw Honey from LADUE, MO!
Spring and Summer Varieties!
This is as local as possible! Amazing Grace honey is from bee yards in Ladue, MO. Bees will forage about 2 miles in any direction, so if you live in that area, this honey likely contains nectar from your blossoms!

What does ‘raw’ mean? To preserve flavor and aroma, plus anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, Amazing Grace Honey is slightly warmed and then strained before bottling. That’s it!

Spring Harvest variety is extracted in early July. This honey is lighter in color and flavor due to the nectar and pollen sources available in the spring, such as clovers and flowering trees.

Summer Harvest variety is extracted in mid August, and includes sources from later-blossoming plants, such as milkweeds and goldenrods. Summer Harvest is darker and fuller-flavored.

Enjoy them both and compare! All raw honey will eventually crystallize. To re-liquefy, just place jar in warm water.
We hope that you enjoy Amazing Grace Honey. We have been keeping bees for over fifteen years in Ladue. Beekeeping is a fascinating combination of science and art. Art is skill that comes with experience. We believe that we are producing the finest honey possible, and we are always learning.

Amazing Grace Honey is operated by sixteen year old Peter Grace of Ladue.


Glendronach Single Malt Scotch

We do not see these very often.
Very limited - 1 bottle of each per person.




Glendronach Single Malt Scotch Port Wood...$89.99
Limited Edition
Non Chill Filtered

46% ABV




Glendronach Revival 15 year Old Single Malt...$99.99

After ceasing production in 2015, The GlenDronach Revival Aged 15 years now returns to the core range of the distillery’s line-up. The expression embodies The GlenDronach’s signature style of Spanish Sherry Cask maturation in fine Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía, quietly growing in stature for 15 years in the darkness of our dunnage warehouses.
In flavour, the expression offers sumptuous notes of dark fruits, rich chocolate and manuka honey with an enveloping, memorable finish worthy of this monumental malt’s history. This luxuriously sherried Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is bottled at 46% ABV, non chill filtered and natural in colour.

4 Hands War Hammer Imperial IPA






4 Hands War Hammer Imperial IPA...$11.99 / 4pk 16oz cans
"Announcing our Lupulin Warhammer Hazy IPA in 16oz cans! We use a combination of a triple dry hop method and CRYO hops to create layers of pungent flavors in this opulent beer. A generous malt build adds a luscious mouth feel while allowing the hops to take center stage, with aromas of tropical fruit, tangerine and grapefruit. So grab a 4 pack, sip back and be transported to the greatest beer show on Earth. We may be on pause- but that doesn’t mean the hops have to stop." - 4 Hands 

Hendrick's Lunar Gin

Very Limited - first load sold out fast - more in stock and online now 


Hendrick's Lunar Gin....$35.99
New Limited Release
HENDRICK’S LUNAR is a delightfully smooth and alluring gin that offers a delicate balance of gentle spice, subtle floral notes with a soft citrus finish. LUNAR is best enjoyed during casual nights at home and is a curious companion for sundowners and starry nights with friends.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

2nd Shift / Perennial Nothing But The Pastriest Imperial Stout








2nd Shift / Perennial Nothing But The Pastriest Imperial Stout...$4.99 / pint can
An Imperial Stout with a ridiculous amount of Cocoa Puffs, Cacao Nibs, Hazelnut & Marshmallows - because if we're going to do a Pastry Stout, why not make it absolutely over the top? Tastes like pretending to stay home sick from work and binge watching Price is Right while adding sugar to your Cocoa Puffs and riding that sugar high til Wheel of Fortune comes on the teevees.

13% abv

South American Wine Sampler




South American Red Wine Sampler
1 bottle each of the wines below = $102.94
Special Sampler price = $90 / for the 6 bottles!

    Almarada Malbec Uco Valley - Argentina
  • Agostino Family Red Blend - Argentina
  • Casas del Bosque Carmenere Reserva - Chile
  • Casas del Bosque Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva - Chile
  • Finca Beth • 2km Malbec Cabernet Franc - Argentina
  • Almarada Uco Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Argentina



Suggested retail $37 via Jeb Dunnuck
2014 Agostino Family Red Blend...$24.99
The 2014 Red Blend checks in as a blend of 50% Malbec, 20% Petit Verdot, and 15% each of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah that was aged 18 months in 70% new French oak. It offers a ripe, sexy bouquet of blackcurrants, smoked earth, tobacco and gamey meats. This gives way to a full-bodied, ripe, sexy wine that has sweet tannin and no hard edges on the palate, with beautifully integrated acidity, tannin, and oak. Drink it anytime over the coming 8-10 years.
Rated 93/100 Jeb Dunnuck


2018 Casas del Bosque Carmenere Reserva...$12.99
Deep red with a garnet hue. Aromas reminiscent of black cherries, plums and dry leaves are complemented with notes of chocolate and spice from the French oak barrels the wine was aged in. This Carménère is soft and plump, with supple tannins and good length.
Just a delightful mouthful of dark berry compote, plum, sweet red cherry, smoky vanilla and toasty oak spice. Excellent value under $17. Aged in oak barrel for 10 months.
Carmenère food pairings: meaty stews, vegetarian lasagne, slow-braised lamb shanks in red wine sauce. This Casas del Bosque Reserva Carmenère 2018 was reviewed on July 9, 2020 by Natalie MacLean
Rated 90/100 Natalie Maclean

2018 Casas del Bosque Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva....$12.99
Wood treatment: 100% French Oak
Deep red with a purple hue. Aromas reminiscent of black cherries, raspberries, mint and tobacco are complemented with notes of vanilla and mocha from the French oak barrels the wine was aged in. This Cabernet Sauvignon is lively and fresh, with supple tannins and excellent length.
Effusively minty, with freshly crushed red fruit and spice flavors that feature crisp acidity. Dark chocolate notes show on the finish. Drink now. 5,000 cases made, 2,000 cases imported.
Rated 87/100 Wine Spectator
Rated 91/100 Tim Atkin, MW (writer for Decanter)



Great Cabernet Value from Argentina
2018 Almarada Uco Valley Cabernet Sauvignon...$13.99
We had such great success with Almarada's Malbec we very excited to find out that made a Cabernet. Once we tried it, we knew we had to have it in our stores. This Cabernet leans toward Bordeaux in style. Nose of blackberry, graphite and a touch of tobacco. Medium to full body with rich fruit on the pallet and some nice silky tannins on the finish.
Antonio Mas was born in Mendoza and holds a BA in Agronomy from Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. He has devoted his time to study every clone from the varieties he has cultivated and vinified and is one of the leading experts in his field. In 1992 he established the first Argentinean boutique winery: Finca La Anita. Antonio was inspired by the concept of French Choteau: vineyards of great genetic and variety purity, identifying clones of every variety, and growing grapes and vinify them near the same place where they were planted, from specific plots, true single vineyards. In 2010

2018 Almarada Malbec Uco Valley...$13.99
Very fresh but ripe fruit, diffusing black plums, black cherries and a touch of spice. There is a salty tang on the palate, paired with good fruit sweetness. Moderate length. Not a complex wine, but exudes drinkability. Drink now.
Rated 90/100 James Suckling



2016 Finca Beth • 2km Malbec Cabernet Franc...$23.99
Suggested retail is $35
65% Malbec, 35% Cabernet Franc.
Sustainable Non-Certified
Less than 600 cases bottled
Now that the range has grown, the name of the original wine has been extended from simply 2km to 2016 2km Malbec Cabernet Franc, a blend of 65% Malbec with 35% Cabernet Franc. The two grapes fermented together in concrete eggs. Part of the wine matured in 500-liter oak barrels and the rest in 225-liter barriques for some 14 months. The style, source and process have not changed since the initial 2013 vintage. There's something earthy, floral (violets) and notes of wild berries and herbs. The palate reveals the signature chalky tannins from the limestone-rich soils from Altamira and that special tastiness and mouthfeel. 6,500 bottles were filled in August 2017.
Rated 92/100 The Wine Advocate
Rated 91/100 Jeb Dunnuck

Sazerac Cocktail

SOLD OUT NOW

$75 for the Sazerac Cocktail Set

Includes 1 of each below of the 4 items below.
(Includes everything you need except the lemon peel)
  1. Sazerac Straight Rye Whiskey...$29.99
  2. Herbsaint Liqueur 100 Proof...$35.99
  3. Peychaud's Bitters...$4.49
  4. La Perruche Pure Cane Sugar Cubes....$5.99 
Sorry, Sazerac Rye will not sold separately, only released in this set at this time.  We usually release it through the WRC.  We just wanted to release some now in this set as a possible Valentine's gift before Mardi Gras

ONLINE ORDERS ONLY TO RESERVE


Official recipe from Sazerac's website
Sazerac Cocktail

1 Cube Sugar
1 1/2 ounces of Sazerac Rye Whiskey
1/4 ounce of Herbsaint
3 dashes of Peychaud's Bitters
lemon peel (not included in the set)


  • Pack an Old-Fashioned glass with ice.
  • In a second Old-Fashioned glass place the sugar cube and add the Peychaud's Bitters to it, then crush the sugar cube.
  • Add the Sazerac Rye Whiskey to the second glass containing the Peychaud's Bitters and sugar.
  • Empty the ice from the first class and coat the glass with the Herbsaint, then discard the remaining Herbsaint.
  • Empty the whiskey/bitters/sugar mixture from the second glass into the first glass and garnish with lemon peel


TWCP / STLMADE





TWCP / STLMADE Beer glass...$4.99 each / 13oz Glass





TWCP / STLMADE Whiskey Tasting glass...$4.99 each

5.75 oz tasting glass
This whiskey glass is a modern take on the spirits snifter. It features clean lines and a wide bowl, allowing its contents to breathe. Its tapered body concentrate aromas and direct them to your nose. Bring traditional spirits into the modern world with this beautiful, contemporary glass.


Douglas Laing's Small Batch Big Peat Island Blended Scotch

Blend of Ardbeg, Caol Ila, Bowmore and PORT ELLEN!



Douglas Laing's Small Batch Big Peat Island Blended Scotch...$45.99

46% ABV · SOOTY AND ASHY
Big Peat is a marriage of Single Malt Scotch Whiskies only from the island of Islay. With Caol Ila spirit bringing sweetness, Bowmore the perfect balance, Ardbeg a medicinal, earthy quality and Port Ellen, a degree of elegance, Big Peat represents all that is Islay in a bottle.

Hudson Whiskey NY




Hudson Whiskey NY Bright Lights, Big Bourbon...$37.99
Never one to shy away from the spotlight, Bright Lights, Big Bourbon is a bold, grain-forward, no-holds-barred straight bourbon whiskey. Distilled from New York corn and aged in new charred American oak barrels, with notes of rich vanilla and lightly salted caramel on the finish, it shines brighter than the rest.
New York
  • Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Aged a minimum of 3 years
  • 95% Corn / 5% Malted Barley
  • ABV 46% / 92 Proof
  • Notes of rich vanilla and lightly salted caramel on the finish
  • Kosher Certified


Hudson Whiskey NY Do The Rye Thing...$37.99
We did it. New York’s first straight rye whiskey in nearly a century, in a style all our own. Bold and spicy, with notes of citrus and honey and a bright mint finish, Do The Rye Thing is as iconic as the classic New York slice.
New York
  • Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Aged a minimum of 3 years
  • 95% Rye / 5% Malted Barley
  • ABV 46% / 92 Proof
  • Bold and spicy rye with notes of citrus and honey and a bright mint finish
  • Kosher Certified


Hudson Whiskey NY Short Stack Rye...$51.99
In the city that never sleeps, the diner is an institution. Short Stack is our toast to those late-night haunts, and the characters that inhabit them. Distilled from hearty New York rye, mellowed in American oak, then finished in Vermont maple syrup barrels. Consider this our blue plate special.
New York
  • Straight Rye Whiskey
  • Finished in
  • Maple Syrup Barrels
  • Aged a minimum of 3 years
  • 95% Rye / 5% Malted Barley
  • ABV 46% / 92 Proof
  • Bold rye spice, rounded
  • by a subtle maple sweetness
  • Kosher Certified








New Belgium Wild Ride 30th Anniversary Ambern IPA





New Belgium Wild Ride 30th Anniversary Ambern IPA...$8.49 / 6pk
To celebrate our 30th Anniversary, we brewed a special, hop-forward tribute to our beloved Fat Tire. Dry-hopped with Mosaic, Galaxy, Idaho 7 and Sabro, Wild Ride has a decidedly American-style aroma that rolls right over malty-sweet and fruity amber characteristics. It's a perfect reflection of the last 30 years-totally recognizable, a little unexpected, and easy to love. What a wild ride it's been.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Rose on sale!!


Just in time for Valentine's Day!

Some Pink wines on sale now!!









2019 Sol Real Vinho Verde Rose...$8.99
On sale for $6.98
SOL REAL VINHO VERDE ROSE is all about fresh picked strawberries, rhubarb and red currants. The all-about-summer-pink color give way to well-balanced flavors in the mouth that do super well with food. At 10.5% alcohol, this fresh fruity, slightly sparkly rose is a sunny-time must.




2019 Heritage Familial Bordeaux ROSE...$15.99
On sale for $11.98
33% Merlot
33% Cabernet Sauvignon
34% Cabernet FrancA pale powder rose colour with salmon highlights. The nose is delicious: boiled lollies, grenadine and sherbert. The attack is full and the palate soft with hints of pink grapefruit and candied citrus peel. The final is juicy and mouth-watering dominated by grapefruit zest.
Drinks beautifully with salmon carpaccio, shell fish or gravalax.

2019 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

New 2019 vintage of the classic Caymus Cabernet is here!!



2019 Caymus Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley...$75.98
Compare to $79.97 at Total Wine and More
Caymus has a signature style that is dark in color, with rich fruit and ripe, velvety tannins – as approachable in youth as in maturity. We farm Cabernet grapes in eight of Napa’s 16 sub-appellations, with diversification enabling us to make the best possible wine in a given year. Our Cabernet offers layered, lush aromas and flavors, including cocoa, cassis and ripe dark berries