Articles Tagged: Holidays & Themes

8 Hangover Cures That Work

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With the holidays coming up, we know that you might have a little too much fun or indulge too much. We certainly do! At Portland Cocktail Week, we took part in a very informative seminar on hangover cures and healthy drinking. Seriously, I love my life—can you imagine attending seminars on how to drink healthier? We thought that a list of proven hangover remedies might come in handy. Here is a list of eight time-tested … Read more

Last Minute Wine Recommendations for Thanksgiving

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We know that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. We also know that you might be freaking out if all of the wine shops and liquor stores have closed for the day and you haven’t been able to get wine for Thanksgiving dinner. In most states, you can head off to your local grocery store (if you live in a state where you have to buy from state-owned stores, there isn’t much we can do … Read more

5 Weird Italian Wines for Thanksgiving

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I have written of my love of Italian wines. I love that they have weird and wacky varietals, wines that you would never hear of unless you really dug deep. I love that the Italians continue to cultivate over 3,000 varieties of grapes and continue to bring back more that were almost extinct. I love that the Italians mix it up. They make sparkling, sweet and still wines out of tons of different varietals with … Read more

Easy Drinks for Thanksgiving!

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After a long day of cooking, basting, stuffing, fluffing, football-watching, cranberry-tasting, pie-baking and merriment-making, I can’t think of anything that would better punctuate an amazing Thanksgiving Day better than a nice strong cocktail.

After exhibiting such culinary excellence I think you’ve earned the reward of a refreshing beverage! Here are five rich, rewarding and effortless beverages perfect for a fine evening of reflection upon everything you’re thankful for:

Baileys Pumpkin Pie: Baileys Irish Cream and … Read more

Pilgrim’s Pumpkin 75

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Champagne cocktails and Thanksgiving go hand in hand. The light and refreshing bubbles are a good match for the heavy food! Get in the spirit with this pumpkin adaptation of the French 75 cocktail.

Ingredients:
1 oz gin
1 1/2 oz  pumpkin puree
2 pinches pumpkin pie spice
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
Sparkling wine

Directions:
In a cocktail shaker with ice, vigorously shake the gin, puree, spice, lemon juice and … Read more

10 Great American Wines for Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching. Since this is a quintessential American holiday, we thought that we would recommend ten American wines to drink this Thanksgiving. Some of these wines are from classic American or trailblazing wineries, a winemaker that helped put American wine on the map or are from American’s grape (Zinfandel).… Read more

Cold Pumpkin Pie

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Thanksgiving is only a few days away.  I love Thanksgiving so much it’s hard to pick my favorite part of the holiday, but I have to say that it’s probably pumpkin pie.  I love pumpkin and this time of the year that I find myself eating a lot of pumpkin in all kinds of ways from pumpkin ice cream to pumpkin cheesecake and of course pumpkin pie.  This Thanksgiving I want to inspire you to … Read more

Classic Kentucky Eggnog

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THE PB&J

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Your childhood lunch in a glass. … Read more

Black Cat

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. VuQo Vodka
1 oz. Black Cherry Schnapps
2 oz. Cranberry Juice
2 oz. Cola

Directions:
Build in a tall glass filled with ice. Stir. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Courtesy of VuQo Vodka.… Read more

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