Articles Tagged: Port

Sandeman Launches 2011 Vintage Port

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Each year, less than two percent (2%) of port is declared “vintage”, meaning that it comes from the same year.  These wines can be found in vintage or late bottled vintage ports.  Generally, port contains wines from multiple vintages in order to preserve the style of the port house.  In this regard, it’s very similar to Champagne houses, like Veuve Clicquot or Perrier Jouet.  The decision to declare a vintage port is taken very seriously … Read more

Wine and Candy Pairings for Halloween

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Our friends at Hob Nob wine recently sent us a Halloween present of wine and candy. Seriously, it doesn’t get much better than that. If you added ice cream, you would be combining all of my vices. Plus the Hob Nob Halloween gift gave us an idea for an article on wine-candy pairings for adult trick or treating this Halloween.

We thought that the wine and candy pairing was a brilliant idea for Halloween. For … Read more

Founder’s Fizz

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Spring is finally here, which means it’s time for the lighter, more refreshing pours of the year. Sandeman, the world’s leading port and sherry company, is featuring the lightest ingredient of them all: CO2.

The carbonated cocktail trend first emerged last year with extravagant mixologist techniques, such as using scuba tanks for pomp, but this year is all about catering to the at-home enthusiast. The introduction of carbonating appliances allows anyone the chance to grab … Read more

Bubbles

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Bubbles’ pink and bubbly nature makes it perfect for a Bridal Shower or a Girls Night In.… Read more

Brut Bottle Rocket – Bastille Day Cocktail

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Let’s bash, booze, and brighten up the sky for Bastille Day! The fourth of July may be over, but the fire has just begun; so, light up those sparklers, bake a few pastries, and pour some French cocktails to cap off the celebration. 222 years ago on July 14th the French made their first cheers to the storming of the Bastille and today we all join them in feasting for la fête!… Read more

Bubbles & PINK

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Wines To Gift Without Breaking The Bank

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The holidays are here! Today is the second night of Hanukkah with Christmas and Kwanzaa just around the corner. Plus, don’t forget New Year’s! We know that the rush to buy gifts for family members, friends and co-workers is in full swing. One short week after that, the pressure is on to bring a great bottle of wine to your New Year’s party. These wines are a great answer to your holiday gift giving quandary … Read more

Ciderhouse Sangria

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Ingredients:
1 bottle of Sandeman Founders Reserve Port
24 oz apple cider  
3 oz rye whiskey
1.5 oz maple syrup
2 Granny Smith apples
2 pears

Directions:
Dice apples and pears and set aside. Mix all remaining ingredients together in pitcher. Add in apples and pears. Let sit for at least 8-12 hours (or overnight).

Courtesy of Sandeman Wines.… Read more

Independence

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Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Camus VSOP Elegance Cognac
3/4 oz Ruby Port
3/4 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth

Directions:
Stir over ice. Strain into Champagne flute.

Created by Ted Kilgore – St. Louis, MO. Courtesy of Camus Cognac.… Read more

Papacito

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Ingredients:
1 part Hornitos Anejo Tequila
½ part Tawny Port
¼ part orange liqueur (John DeKuyper & Sons™ 03 Premium Orange Liqueur is recommended)
Dash orange bitters

Directions:
Stir ingredients briskly, and strain in to a shot glass. Bite in to an orange wedge and imbibe.

Courtesy of Tequila Hornitos.… Read more

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