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Deck the Halls with Less-Frizzled Hosts

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This is the time of year when the calendar pages for the next few months are red-lined with parties, making December through January look like they’re on fire.

Sparkling Stolichnaya Blueberry Bramble


1 oz. Stoli Blueberi Vodka
3 / 4 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 oz white cranberry juice
16 Blueberries
Lemon Twist
Sparkling wine to top the cocktail


In mixing glass, muddle 12 blueberries and lemon juice.
Add remaining ingredients except sparkling wine. Shake with ice and
strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Top with sparkling wine. Serve in a rocks glass with a blueberry skewer and lemon twist.

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The Hendrick’s Holiday Fix


1 oz. Hendrick’s gin
1 oz. St-Germain liqueur
3 / 4 oz. lemon juice
1 / 2 oz. simple syrup
Sparkling wine
Lemon wedge


Combine all ingredients except sparkling wine in mixing glass. Shake with ice and roll into Collins glass. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

* recipe courtesy of Celebrity Cruises… Read more