Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Mad Housewife Wine Contest at Girlichef

In the spirit of March Madness, my good blogger buddy Heather, of Girlichef fame, is hosting a really fun contest.  From now until March 26th, she is featuring the award-winning Mad Housewife wines, which include a Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, White Zinfandel, and Chardonnay.  The contest asks the oenological question, "What type are you?".

Well, if I could have FOUND some Mad Housewife in a twenty mile radius of my house, I would have loved to answer that question.  I popped in to Tim's Liquors in South Glens Falls, where Tim was puffing away on one of his eternal cigarettes (despite this unpleasant smokiness he does have a good wine selection), and inquired about Mad Housewife.  "Never heard of it", croaked Tim hoarsely, but he promised to look into it.

Next I tried Diamond Plaza Wines and Liquors in South Glens Falls where I managed to pry the shop clerk away from her soap opera for a query about Mad Housewife for two seconds, before her eyes glazed over again. 

Okay, says I, they must carry Mad Housewife at Mohan's in Queensbury, which is a big discount wine and liquor supermarket, but nooooooo... I inquired after Mad Housewife and got a funny look from the lady at the checkout counter.  "Well", I pointed out, "you do carry Smoking Loon, Menage a Trois, Il Bastardo, Gnarly Head and Mommy's Time Out, so why no Mad Housewife?" "Good question", said the clerk, "I'll make a note of it".

So I did my best to try and enter Girlichef's fun contest, and I feel like I would have enjoyed a glass of their Merlot, since I am that type of spicy red Mad Housewife according to my dear husband.  To get in the spirit of the contest, I had my daughter doll me up with a boatload of lipstick and eyebrow pencil to resemble Ruby, the Mad Housewife Mascot, (that's Ruby on the right) and I made do with another Merlot-who-shall-remain-nameless in my wineglass.








Gotta go.  My second glass of wine awaits....

2 comments:

jill elise said...

LOOK AT YOUR FANCY CAT!!!!!!

girlichef said...

Oh my gosh, you look awesome...I LOVE it! I'm so sorry that you weren't able to find any Mad Housewife...but I think you did an EXCELLENT job getting in the spirit =) Thank you for getting the word out, Rachel!