Posts Tagged "sparkling wine"


Chamomile Cooler Cocktail Recipe In our last farm share, along with the expected greens, peppers, tomatoes, and berries, we got a bundle of chamomile. While of course it is, we never thought of chamomile as an actual farm product; as far as our experience told us, chamomile occurs naturally in teabags. It turns out that chamomile is a small white and yellow flower, looking a little like the mutt of a daisy and dill weed. It looks...

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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...

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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...

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The Ocean Spray Cocktail Recipe Welcome to Thanksgiving Week. If you’re like Martha Stewart and have the meal and all the other Thanksgiving logistics firmly in hand, have an impeccable table setting planned, and are looking for a sophisticated cocktail for the appetizer hour to really put the meal over the top, 1) Impressive, 2) Please invite us over because your party sounds amazing, and 3) This week’s post are not for...

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Patio Date Spritzer Cocktail Recipe We haven’t yet used a sparkling wine during our attempts to spritz our way trough the current heat wave. Perfect as sparkling wine is for summer drinking, that seems like a gap that has to be filled. However, since sparkling wine is basically self-spritzing with its innate crisp bubbliness, adding seltzer doesn’t quite seem like the right approach. What do you add to sparkling wine to...

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