Giving Thanks for Wine

Posted by on Nov 25, 2009 in Food Pairings, Holiday Drinks, Wine | No Comments

Undoubtedly, if your guests are anything like mine, they’ll fall into one of two camps: red wine drinkers and white wine drinkers. Here are some Thanksgiving food wine pairings to slurp up this weekend with roast turkey.

French 75

French 75

Posted by on Dec 31, 2008 in Brandy, Gin, Holiday Drinks, Wine | 2 Comments

What are you serving for new year’s? We were lucky to have several good friends visit from out of town. Of course, we served up lots and lots of French 75s — our favorite sparkling white wine cocktail.

Cable Car

Posted by on Dec 24, 2008 in Holiday Drinks, Rum | No Comments

Instead of caroling, my sister and my brother-in-law brought all the ingredients for Cable Car cocktails to our place. Cinnamon, spice, and orange zest in a frosty glass … definitely a new holiday tradition!

Stinger

Stinger

Posted by on Dec 18, 2008 in Brandy, Dessert Drinks, Gin, Holiday Drinks | 6 Comments

We’ve been celebrating Thursday Happy Hours for a while now — as you can see from this photo of us apparently taken in 1957. Okay, sure, Gary is handy with the Photoshop, but we still had a great time sipping Stingers — our favorite holiday cocktail — and being silly.