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It’s Thirst-day! This week’s wine recommendation is:

The Cool Hawaiian


1 oz. Jackson-Triggs Vidal Icewine
½ oz. pineapple juice
½ oz. strawberry purée
3 oz. Champagne or sparkling wine
Fill a shaker with ice, add Icewine, pineapple juice and strawberry purée. Shake vigorously.
Strain into a Champagne flute and top with Champagne.

For more recipes, visit Jackson Triggs

Hob Nob Shiraz, Australia, $9.99 (June 24)
As succulent as a dark chocolate covered cherry.   Enough said.
For food pairing suggestions, visit Hob Nob Wines

2008 Mapema Malbec, Argentina, $18.99 (June 17)
The savory, plumy and sometimes smoky qualities of a Malbec  perfectly complement a grilled steak from the bbq this summer.  For more information on wines from Argentina, visit http://www.winesofargentina.org