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Girl Scout Cookie Wine Pairings

Girl Scout Cookie Wine Pairings

First Posted: 03/21/12 11:39 AM ET Updated: 03/21/12 01:14 PM ET

It's no secret that Girl Scout cookies aren't just for kids. One could argue that adults actually enjoy these treats more than children -- one's never too old for a sugar rush. To make Girl Scout cookies truly an adult treat, Kris Margerum, Wine Director at Napa Valley's inn and Michelin-starred restaurant Auberge du Soleil, has provided wine pairings for each cookie.

"Even the simplest sweets can be paired with a fine wine," said Margerum. "I love pairing confections with exquisite vintages. They shape the flavor and take the simple experience of enjoying a cookie to an entirely new level of enjoyment."

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2007 Schramsberg Blanc de Noirs Sparkling Wine. The creamy richness of the shortbread is balanced by the fresh lively notes of the Sparkling Wine.