Wine & Girl Scout Cookies

How could I not attend this pairing?? We visited Doyle’s Vineyard in Durham, NC for their 3rd Annual Girl Scout Cookie and Wine Tasting to benefit a local troop. They paired RagApple Lassie Vineyards with four different cookies. These are some flavorful and unique wines and paired delightfully with the cookies.

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Pairings:

Peanut Butter Patties with RagApple Vineyards Rockford Red

S’mores with RagApple Vineyards Kaleidoscope Red

Caramel Delights with RagApple Vineyards First Blush

Shortbread with RagApple Vineyards Kaleidoscope Gold

 

Find a booth sale near you by typing your zip code into the Cookie Locator through the links below. Your location will determine which one of the two bakeries your local council uses so if you aren’t in a Little Brownie Baker area, the website will show you who to contact to find cookies.

North Carolina Coastal Pines Cookie Locator

Little Brownie Baker Cookie Locator

 

 

Savory and Sweet

My cheeseboards are never complete without the blue cheese and almond thin pairing. In Vermont, we were spoiled with cheese and in North Carolina, I’ve had a little trouble locating some VT cheeses. I love Jasper Hill Farm Bayley Hazen Blue but got a Harris Teeter blue from their case which was a bit firm and salty but still paired well with everything below.

Okay so this cheese

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With these thins

Jules Destrooper Almond Thins Cookies, 3.5 oz (Pack of 12)

and this wine

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Delicious.

 

Try it out with some other savory and sweet pairings and let me know what’s good!