It’s been a long, cold, wine-and-popcorn-less winter without Pope and Associates. Well, thirsty Thursdays are back, starting tonight at 9 pm on ABC. Not sure which reds Olivia would approve of? Relax, it’s handled:
- Primal Roots 2011 Red Blend ($8.99)
A blend of Merlot, Myrah and zinfandel, this berry-licious wine with hints of vanilla is big, bold and perfect with all-BBQ-everything.
- Frey 2011 Biodynamic Field Blend ($17.99)
This sulfite-free, biodynamic red blend is made without pesticides, zero-manipulation in the cellar, and only native yeast used for fermentation. It’s 35% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Syrah, 20% Petite Sirah and has an earthy richness to it.
- Domaine de Fondrèche 2009 Côtes du Ventoux Cuvée Fayard ($17.99)
Planning to eat a spicy snack? Tame the flames with this herby, woody blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Carignan.
- Barrel 27 Wine Company 2011 Grenache Rock And A Hard Place ($21.99)
Love currants and jam? You’ll <3 this yummy sweet-yet-tarty wine from a Californian vineyard whose sole aim is to help you relax.
- Pra Di Pradis 2005 Stuccara Merlot Cabernet Franc ($36.99)
Like your wines with a little kick? Sip on this blend of Merlot and Cab Franc with notes of blackberry, green apple and a hint of black pepper.
Pro-tip: Don’t forget to let your reds breathe before you imbibe. Don’t have an aerator? Watch this aerator hack using ordinary kitchen tools.