There’s Now A Wine Called ‘Sh!tShow’ The Accurately Sums Up 2020

There’s Now A Wine Called ‘Sh!tShow’ The Accurately Sums Up 2020 SHITSHOWWINECO.COM

To say that 2020 has been a pretty terrible year would be an understatement. Between coronavirus, natural disasters, and Trump’s continued presence in the White House just to name a few, things have been pretty tough and the only way to get through it is to self-medicate sometimes. Thankfully, there’s a wine for that. Sh!tShow wine is available online and should help us make it out of this mess and through to a hopefully brighter and better 2021.


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  1. Grovedale Winery is behind the drink. Sh!tShow wine comes courtesy of Grovedale Winery in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania. They do more than two dozen different wines in general, it’s just that Sh!tShow is the most notable for rather obvious reasons.
  2. It actually sounds pretty good. While a sh!tshow is generally not a good thing, this wine blend makes it pretty alright. It’s a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that’s been oak-barrel aged. Sounds pretty nice, doesn’t it?
  3. Sh!tShow was actually released before things got really bad. Oddly enough, Sh!tShow wasn’t released in response to everything that’s gone terribly wrong this year. It was released in 2020, but back when no one knew just how awful things would get. “It was actually the idea of our winemaker, who had said it as a joke at first,” the owner of Grovedale Winery, Jeff Homer, told Food & Wine.
  4. While not initially intended for a global pandemic, it does come in handy. As Homer explained, they had more innocent times in mind when they released Sh!tShow. “When we floated the idea to people, they immediately started laughing. We lift a glass together to celebrate life’s good moments, and we thought having a wine for the ‘sh!tshow’ moments of life would help bring a smile. At the time, we were thinking of situations like your friend goes through a divorce, or when your project at work fails.” It just so happens to be perfect for everything going on right now!
  5. Best of all, you can order yours online. If you just have to get your hands on a bottle (or six) of Sh!tShow, you can order online so long as you’re in the US. Better yet, Grovedale is working on an initiative to ensure that a portion of sales from every bottle goes to mental health charities. “Ultimately, we want to give people a way to laugh at the different sh!tshows we all face but also to make sure that people know they truly are not alone,” Homer said. Now that’s something we can all get behind.
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