Posts Tagged "mancino"


Daiquiri Week: Chinato Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe In celebration of the beginning of high summer, we’re stocking up on rum and limes and making Daiquiris all week. You might be most familiar with the Daiquiri during it’s sloppy mid-modern period when it was served out of slush machines, with artificial colors and flavors to match. That’s not what the Daiquiri really is. It’s a perfect, simple, and elegant...

Read More
Marseillaise Cocktail Recipe

Marseillaise Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Jun 15, 2017

Marseillaise Cocktail Recipe We mentioned earlier this week that we recently had a few rounds of drinks with fortified wine importer Leith Shenstone. While drinking Nido‘s excellent, vermouth-centric drinks, we swapped recipes for some of our favorite low alcohol cocktails. We shared one of Leith’s, The Fortunate Mistake, earlier this week. It actually comes in a set; the Fortunate Mistake is the red twin, and...

Read More

The Fortunate Mistake Cocktail Recipe We mentioned last week that, having corresponded by e-mail quite a bit, we finally felt it was about time to sit down for some drinks with fortified wine importer Leith Shenstone. His company, Fasel Shenstone, has introduced us to a whole crop of lesser-known, high quality fortified wines made in small batches, using the makers’ own grapes and traditional methods. In several posts over the...

Read More

Tasting Mancino Chinato We’ve been on something of a (greater than usual) fortified wine kick for the last week or so, prompted by the arrival of several samples from fortified wine importer Fasel Shenstone. Beyond being simply delicious, they’ve taught us a lot about fortified wines, and prompted us to go back and revise some of our earliest conclusions about vermouths and their close cousins. As we finish our week on...

Read More

Adding to our Red Vermouth Catalog Our earliest sets of posts (here and here and here and here and here) came about when, after years of using whatever vermouth was handy, we realized that it might be useful to find out which one we liked best and why. We conducted a taste-off to determine which red vermouth and which dry vermouth we would stock in our bar. That tournament served us very well for a while, but as time passes we have...

Read More