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This bargain wine is made from certified organic grapes in Mendocino County. Mendocino County is a cool growing area just north of Sonoma and has long been a leader in the organic grape movement in the United States. What is great about this wine is that is is organic and can still be found for under $10. We paid $8.99 for it.
1 oz Moon Mountain Organic Vodka
1/4 oz sweet vermouth
1/4 oz Zwack
5 dashes Angostura Bitters
Pour Ketel One Oranje, sweet vermouth, Zwack and 5 dashes of Angostura Bitters into a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir gently. Garnish with lime.
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Plant a tree, organize a neighborhood cleanup, or just recycle. There are a many ways to celebrate Earth Day (of course, every day should be Earth Day) and cocktails are no exception. Many distilleries are employing green practices in their everyday operations. Moon Mountain is one of them. This earth-friendly cocktail is light and refreshing, perfect for protesting a world economic summit, hunting Japanese whalers, or just chillin’ a home (while composting, what else?).
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This article originally ran in May 2008 on Best of the Green Web.
The world is going green and the cocktail world is no exception.
Bartenders the world over are experimenting with locally grown, organic ingredients to showcase their craft. Distilleries are getting into the game as well, with organic product popping up in stores and bars everywhere. These socially conscious producers are also using new methods to distill, package and distribute their product in … Read more
Now that spring is in full bloom, it’s time to take advantage of all the fresh cocktail ingredients available to us!
I used fresh lemons and lemon verbena along with Tru2 Organic Gin, which is highly recommend for this cocktail (and others, for that matter). Lemon verbena has a flavor that is like a mild mint with a lemony finish, so we thought it would be perfect for muddling and mixing. And I was right.… Read more
With the opening of Sex and the City 2, cocktail folks have been busy creating a slew of new drinks to celebrate.
This collection comes to us from Prairie Organic Vodka, a corn based vodka from Minnesota. Prairie is made by Phillips Distilling, a family run operation now in its 5th generation.
Red Headed Miranda
Courtesy Prairie Organic Vodka.
Looking for a Father’s Day gift that is both thoughtful and quick?
These picks are unique liquors that stand out among other spirits of the same type. What better way to show Dad that you think he’s one of a kind.
I’ve included multiple price ranges, but these were chosen for their taste and not their price tag.
Here are a few liquor picks for the discerning Dad on your gift-shopping list:
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