Articles Tagged: prosecco

Prosecco For The New Year

post iconThe New Year is upon us! It’s time to celebrate. But, if you are like us, you need to celebrate without breaking the budget! We have solved this problem by spending most New Year’s Eves with our friends and sticking with affordable booze and food that we potluck. We end up with everything we love for the New Year – good friends, good food and good booze. For me, an essential component of the evening is also good bubbly! While I love Champagne, I generally find myself reaching for something that doesn’t break the bank. One of those bottles that I reach for is Prosecco, which is a great party pleaser that doesn’t break the bank. …Read More

Sgroppino

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If you’ve been Italy, you’ve most likely had an after dinner drink, the Sgroppino.   The lemon and alcohol help to cut through anything you may have ingested through out the evening and help settle your tummy.  The formula varies from area to area, but it is basically lemon sorbet, vodka and prosecco.  In Venice they use prosecco, in Friuli it is vodka and sorbet.  In Liguria, I’ve had a variation made with limoncello. Sometimes blended, … Read more

Guide to Sparkling Wines

post iconThe world of sparkling wine is vast with almost unlimited options. We know that it is those options that also scare people into sticking with what they know. We thought that this guide to sparkling wine might help you break out of your rut and offer some assistance in picking your next sparkler. …Read More

5 Wines for July 4th

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Italian Sparkling Citrus Punch

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Sparkling Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail

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This week’s drink comes to us from the ladies at Muy Bueno Cookbook and just in time for your valentine. (If you can’t get your hands on some fresh hibiscus flowers, never fear, you can get them in syrup.)

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Love and Roses

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 Courtesy of Plymouth Gin.

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Buon Giorno!

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Created by Sierra Zimei of the Seasons Bar and Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, courtesy of Campari.

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X-Rated Summer

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This is a tall cool drink of summer in a glass. This combination of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur, watermelon and lemon juices and fresh basil is light and refreshing enough for a Sunday brunch, yet holds up on a warm summer night. Courtesy of X-Rated Fusion Liqueur.

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Valentine Cocktails 2010

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

The brands have been busy creating new cocktails you can share with your sweetie.

Tongue Tied

1 ½ oz X-Rated Fusion Liqueur
1 ½ oz Skyy Infusions Cherry
Splash of grenadine

Shake X-Rated and Skyy Infusions Cherry over ice. Strain into a martini glass. Slowly add a dash of Grenadine so that it sinks to the bottom.
Garnish with a cherry with a knotted stem.

Hopeless RomantiX

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