Author: Roberts & June

Fortified Wine Week: Vermouth This week, we're giving fortified wines some attention. They're part wine, part brandy, essential to cocktails, and each delicious in their own unique way. We started by talking about fortified wines generally, and then gave each of sherry and port their day in...

Fortified Wine Week: Port This week, we're giving fortified wines some attention. They're part wine, part brandy, essential to cocktails, and each delicious in their unique way. On Tuesday, we discussed fortified wines in general. Yesterday, we focused on sherry. Today, we'll take a look at port. Port,...

Fortified Wine Week: Sherry This week, we're giving fortified wines some attention. They're part wine, part brandy, essential to cocktails, and each delicious in their own unique way. Yesterday, we discussed fortified wines in general. Today, we'll focus on sherry. You probably have a bad impression of sherry; most...

Fortified Wine Week: Introduction A little while ago, we did a post on the three basic alcoholic building blocks of a cocktail: spirits, liqueurs, and fortified wines. We discussed the part each of them plays in your cocktail, and tried to help you get a sense of...