Drinks

Wine can be appreciated all year, but it’s especially apropos during the holiday season. Dinner parties, restaurant gatherings and holiday gift giving tend to make wine top of mind for many revelers.

This cocktail is very easy to prepare and non-committal, too, as these ingredients are often available in smaller format bottles, so give it a try.

El Presidente

I’ve chosen another novice-level cocktail for the Dog Days of Summer, and I thought it’d be good to hang onto the last bit of the season with a rum-based cocktail. 

El Presidente 

Prunotto Barolo 2012

I’ve chosen a wonderful Barolo for our Best of Sip feature for a couple reasons. This region is just a small portion of greater Piedmont in northwestern Italy, known for a variety of wonderful reds. It is often overlooked as it can be quite expensive.

The Fab Tap drinks trailer

Do what you love. This expression has been key to many people’s success, and Lindsey Pattee took it to heart when creating The Fab Tap. With a desire to share her favorite things with others, Pattee explains that her interests serve as the backbone of her business.

Flor de Sevilla Spritz

This very refreshing cocktail might seem a bit simple, but the key here is convenience and portability.

Mexican mule

The Mexican mule is as refreshing as it is easy to prepare. 

Classic Negroni Cocktail

The negroni is a classic cocktail that is easy to prepare, with relatively few ingredients. It’s a classic apéritif! 

aromatically wine-inspired body sprays and candles

Sisters Carin Skowronsky and Sarah Bryant combine their passion for wine with their business savvy to create an educational blog and brand Pairs Well With…, and now they’ve added a new twist to their wine-themed repe

medium bodied red wine

If you’ve not enjoyed wines from Ridge Estate, I highly recommend picking up this one. Ridge Estate is very high quality with deep roots in Sonoma, specializing in age-worthy reds, zinfandels and blends. 

Two glasses of Old Forester single barrel bourbon

This bourbon from Old Forester comes in at 90 proof with rich notes of caramel, vanilla and baking spices.

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