Articles Tagged: Valentine’s Day

Show Me the Chocolate

The mid-February celebrations originate in early Rome, where revelers commemorated the empire’s founders, as well as the Roman god of agriculture, Faunus. This fertility festival included a sex lottery where men pulled names of mates out of a box. The randomly matched lovers often ended up marrying. Talk about fodder for reality TV.

Jacob’s Creek Moscato Rose – Wine Wednesday

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. We have selected an almost perfect wine for the holiday! It's pink, it's slightly sweet with notes of grapes, honeysuckle, strawberries and raspberries and it's bubbly. The best part is that the wine is well below $10 in most markets in the United States. What is it, you may ask. It's the Jacob's Creek Moscato Rose

Tangerine Rose

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Fun & Fabulous

Ingredients:
3/4 oz Godiva Chocolate Vodka
1/4 oz ginger liqueur
1/4 oz sparkling wine
2 fresh mint sprigs
Ice
 
Directions:
Combine Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka, ginger liqueur and a sprig of fresh mint to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain over ice into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

Yield:
1 drink

Created by Beate Kiser, New York City, NY. Courtesy of … Read more

Lover’s Lane

Ingredients:
2 oz Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Vodka
1/4 oz orange liqueur
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
Raspberries for garnish
 
Directions:
Combine Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Vodka, orange liqueur and fresh lime juice into a martini glass and stir. Garnish with raspberries.
Yield:
1 drink

Created by Lynn House, Chicago, IL. Courtesy of Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka.… Read more

His and Her Cocktails For Valentine’s Day

Are you wondering how to spend your Valentine's Day tomorrow? Are you thinking about what to buy your sweetie? How about His and Her Cocktails? It's certainly more romantic than a Snuggie or a Slanket or the ones built for two and costs less than an expensive night on the town. Plus, it's the gift that keeps on giving as it's highly unlikely you are going to down a whole bottle of whisky in one sitting. But, I may be wrong. That's totally up to you.

The Lovebirds

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Godiva Chocolate Vodka
1/2 oz orange-flavored liqueur
Champagne or sparkling wine for top
3/4 oz freshly-squeezed orange juice
Handful of mint leaves
Lemon peel for garnish
Orange peel for garnish
 
Directions:
Combine Godiva Chocolate Vodka, orange-flavored liqueur, freshly squeezed orange juice, and mint leaves into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Top with champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish with orange and lemon peel … Read more

The Burgundy

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Canadian Club Classic 12
4 oz ginger ale
Splash of cranberry juice

Directions:
Build cocktail over ice in a rocks glass. Stir.

Courtesy of Bobbly Gleason and Canadian Club Whisky.… Read more

Canadian Melon

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Canadian Club Classic 12
3/4 oz Watermelon Pucker
3 oz sour mix
Juice of  ½ lime

Directions: 
Shake and strain over ice in a tall ice filled glass. Garnish with a lemon & lime wheel

Courtesy of Bobby Gleason and Canada Club.… Read more

My Valentine

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka
1/4 oz ginger liqueur
1/4 oz fresh orange juice
Topped with sparkling wine
2 fresh mint sprigs
 
Directions:
Combine Godiva Chocolate Infused Vodka, ginger liqueur and a sprig of fresh mint to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain over ice into a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.
 

Yield:
1 drink

Created by Beate Kiser,  … Read more

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