She never had it so good

Maybe it’s anti-Semitic, maybe she never had it so good. Either way, all I know is I love Jewish Thursday.

What’s that? You’ve never heard of Jewish Thursday. Well, let me explain each Thursday a group of friends and I buy the cheapest wine we can find and drink it down. It’s always a great night with fascinating conversation. We’ve managed to cover Ancient Egypt, the anti-Semitism of Jew Thursday, human rights and religion. Plus, there’s always film talk.

Last Jew Thursday, Mikey and Stryder (that’s his real name) brought us wine in a bottle. It was amazing! I can’t serve wine in plastic that comes in a bottle so for once we broke out the real wine glasses.

Between the Barefoot Cabernet Savignon and the Barefoot Merlot, I liked the Merlot just a smidgen better. The Merlot was more mellow and seemed to have a smokier spiciness to me. They were both pretty good and apparently not too expensive at the liquor store.

Our next bottle was Yellowtail Cabernet sponsored by the motherhood-centric Jeff. I’ve had the Yellowtail before and it seems like a good stand-by choice for a red wine. At this point, I had switched to a plastic cup because all our guests were using the real wine glasses so I didn’t get nearly the flavor. The whole wine is better from a wine glass rule is… well, a rule for a reason. However, I’ve never been horribly disappointed in a Yellowtail so there’s no reason not to drink even if it is from a plastic cup.

And of course Jew Thursday means having a box of Franzia Classic White on hand. This time I could really taste the sugar and I’m a little sad to have disliked my favorite boxed wine so much. But like true Jews, next Thursday we’ll be back to boxed wine.

What? She never had it so good.


About kristamaesmith

I'm a writer living with my boyfriend in Salt Lake City, Utah where I cheer for the Jazz, walk my dog, and spend too much money in local restaurants. I work in marketing for higher education and blog about food, travel, television, and whatever shiny moment catches my fancy.
This entry was posted in reviews and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to She never had it so good

  1. Whit says:

    I was gonna say I would love to come next time, but than you mentioned going back to boxed wine. I am ashamed…never by wine in a box, eco-friendly packaging is fine. Buuuut a box? I can bring over some good bottled stuff. I promise 🙂

  2. Krista Smith says:

    That's hilarious! I know, I think my taste buds finally kicked in and I realized how awful it really is. I'll send you a text for next time.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s