Drink Blog of the Day Archive
December 23, 2013
Here are a couple of more reds to consider at different price points, but they both present good value.
December 22, 2013
Spicy, sweet with a hint of citrus, this mulled wine is a staple around Christmas time in Central Europe! Best enjoyed on cold winter nights and at outdoor Christmas markets.
December 21, 2013
Strong but refreshing, sweet but not too much so, and a balanced combination of flavors. It was like whiskey drinks were always meant to have a little kick of wine!
December 20, 2013
Hearty holiday meals with higher fat proteins call for wines with higher tannins. Dollar for dollar, these three Cabs stand out for how well they’re drinking now and how well their priced:
December 19, 2013
Regardless of which holiday you celebrate, there is usually the need to have a party, or go to a party. A delicious French red is the perfect holiday wine idea!
December 18, 2013
This recipe, my friends, comes with a warning. CONSUME WITH CAUTION. There is something oh-so very drinkable – and almost weirdly addicting – about this Crock Pot mulled wine.
December 17, 2013
And while a glass of bubbly is always a classy and well received option, why not offer your guests something just as fizzy and fabulous, but a little gussied up? Our Sparkling Raspberry Cocktail is just the ticket – and we swear, it is as delicious as it looks!
December 16, 2013
The first cocktail I made I wanted to use smoke as an aroma rather than a component in the drink, adding another layer to the drink.
December 15, 2013
Moving beyond the virgin pinacolada and the apple margherita, here are fun and fruity ways to make a party come alive.
December 14, 2013
This bad boy is bold and warms you from your tongue to your toes.
December 13, 2013
The Aperol Spritz became my particular aperitivo of choice while in Italy. It is a perfect drink to start off your Christmas day feast this year.
December 12, 2013
Have you ever tried Italian hot chocolate? It’s the best hot chocolate in the word! This my favorite drink when it’s cold and rainy outside….a thick, rich and creamy hot chocolate, halfway between a drink and a spoon dessert.
December 11, 2013
It's time to turn our thoughts to Christmas. And what better way to get the season started than with a mouthwatering mug of Mocha Eggnog.
December 10, 2013
The drinking world boasts countless aficionados of Scotch whisky. Scotch, like most adult libations, can bring a little levity to the table or party.
December 9, 2013
Smoky Apple Cider is our new favorite sipping cocktail. The drink starts with a shot of brandy and a splash of mezcal, and is finished with hard apple cider.
December 8, 2013
The perfect holiday twist on the traditional White Russian.The pop of peppermint is the perfect addition to this drink.
December 7, 2013
A few years ago now (and maybe a few more) when I proposed to my wife I decided that I should source a really good French Champagne and make sure that my wife was thoroughly enjoying it before proposing.
December 6, 2013
This mulled wine is probably the coziest cocktail in the world. Thanks to fresh orange juice and zest, and a tiny bit of honey, it’s fruity without being cloyingly sweet, and the combination of spices are guaranteed to warm you up from the inside out.
December 5, 2013
This “kick it up a notch” Sweet, Salty and Spicy Hot Cocoa has all the flavors your taste buds will love.
December 4, 2013
My blog is a mélange of wine and travel experiences, but sometimes we just need some wine recommendations for upcoming holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve.
December 3, 2013
It was warm and soothing, just the thing I needed while fighting off a cold and the cold weather.
December 2, 2013
This smoothie recipe is a swirly, colorful delight that is fun to make with the kids. Made from peaches and low-fat yogurt.
December 1, 2013
This smoothie is a simple blend of fresh apple, protein packed Greek yogurt, cinnamon and nutmeg. It's great for a snack, dessert or as a quick breakfast.
November 30, 2013
This recipe, like most in Winter Cocktails, is pretty simple. Toast the spices, add the liquid ingredients, and gently simmer for a bit while the flavors come together.
November 29, 2013
For starters this drink is somewhat frilly, it’s got mottled strawberries and champagne in it. Gentlemen, please don’t turn up your noses until you try it. Heck it might surprise you.
November 28, 2013
I think this sangria is just as good without the wine. Instead of adding some pinot, replace it with extra club soda and apple cider. I like to go a little heavy on the cider because that’s the best part.
November 27, 2013
If you've never been a Pumpkin Spice Latte fan, you should still give this one a try. Like the Starbucks' version, it's got lots of condensed milk, but unlike Starbucks' version, there's 100% pure pumpkin in it.
November 26, 2013
With fresh cranberries in season and ready to go, now is the perfect time to give a new twist to the French 75
November 25, 2013
The beauty of Turkish coffee is that you can make it to your own taste depending on how strong you like it.
November 24, 2013
We've been eating Persimmons the last few weeks, and have been quite enjoying them. They work really great in smoothies, too, and that's usually how I can get my kids to eat them.