Posts Tagged "red wine"


Liquor 101: Failed Experiments with Ardbeg Perpetuum As is the case with most people of my age and gender, my first step along the path to cocktails was single malt Scotch, neat. Back in those days when I was just beginning to familiarize myself with spirits, there’s one thing my friends and I knew we wanted: peat. Our first year or two of liquor purchasing and consumption was one long, endless hunt for the very most smoky...

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Where We’ve Been Drinking: James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy At this conference in Pittsburgh for food and drink writers, we ended the one of the evenings by dispersing to various Pittsburgh night spots. One of the recommended venues, James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy, was conveniently located just a few doors down from where I was staying. On a first glance, the ‘pub’ part was easier to see than the...

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Tinto de Verano Cocktail Recipe Several years ago, one of us spent a vacation in Spain’s charming southernmost region, Andalusia. It’s a corner of Spain that’s generally left to itself, but if you go you’ll discover that in its quiet way it has a lot going on. It’s the site of the first bullfighting ring, and bullfighting is still a very big deal in Seville, for those who are into that kind of thing....

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Wine Spritzer Cocktail Recipe

Wine Spritzer Cocktail Recipe


Posted By on Aug 29, 2016

The Wine Spritzer A friend recently asked us to tend bar for a party he was throwing. It was on a rooftop with stunning views, at sunset. The crowd was a fun one. It sounded like a nice way to spend an evening. The only thing that gave us pause was the bar menu they had in mind: wine spritzers. We try to be open-minded in our approach to cocktails. We know that not everyone has the same tastes in drinking, and we don’t think...

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12 Drinks of Christmas: Spiced Winter Red Sangria For the tenth drink of Christmas, my true love served to me … a spiced winter red sangria. It’s the 10th of our 12 ideas for how to make your holiday parties merry and your nights by the fire bright. This is our third and final (thus far) experiment with taking the ultimate summer pitcher drink into winter. For what it’s worth, when our friend Kariuki tried these...

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