Time to add color to your drinks, some colorful Spring cocktails

As the weather start to warm up with Spring arriving it is time to add color to your cocktails to match the season. Reyka Southside 2 parts Reyka vodka 1 part fresh lime juice ¾ part simple syrup (1:1) 4-6 Mint leaves Combine all ingredients together in cocktail shaker and double strain and garnish with mint leaves. Reyka Vodka is an Icelandic born vodka and provides a smooth and crisp base for both complex and simple cocktails. Sailor Jerry Ginger Apple Cooler 1 part Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum ½ part ginger syrup ¾ part apple juice ¼ part fresh lemon … Continue reading Time to add color to your drinks, some colorful Spring cocktails

International Gin & Tonic Day, April 9

Q Drink Mixers will help you make this day special with their special high quality Tonic water.  What makes Q Tonic so special? Q Tonic is made with real ingredients, i.e. quinine from real trees Lightly sweetened with organic agave. No sugar or high fructose corn syrup Made with high levels of carbonation so it does not become flat in cocktails All natural and low calorie Here are some special cocktails to help you celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day! Pomegranate Gin & Tonic’ Recipe by Distillery 209 2 oz No. 209 Gin 4 oz Q Tonic 20 Pomegranate Seeds … Continue reading International Gin & Tonic Day, April 9

Tarapaca, Gran Reserva, Organic Red Blend, Maipo Valley, Chile, 2014

Tarapaca, Gran Reserva, Organic Red Blend, Maipo Valley, Chile, 2014 is dark garnet red with purple highlights. It is a blend of organically grown grapes consisting of 40% Syrah, 35% Carmenere, and 25% Cabernet Franc. The Tarapaca, Gran Reserva, Organic Red Blend has aromas of slate and other minerals up front with dark berries and wild flowers. Tobacco, earthiness and toasted oak come in as secondary aromas. The fruit comes out stronger in the palate. The tannins are firm but not overbearing, but the Tarapaca, Gran Reserva, Organic Red Blend can benefit from decanting the wine an hour before serving. … Continue reading Tarapaca, Gran Reserva, Organic Red Blend, Maipo Valley, Chile, 2014

Enjoy some fantastic Pinot Noirs from Leyda Vineyards, Leyda Valley, Chile

Leyda, Pinot Noir, Leyda Valley, Chile, 2015 is light ruby red in the glass. It has aromas of wild strawberries, violets, herbs and minerals. The Leyda, Pinot Noir has tart red cherry up front on the palate backed by raspberry, tarragon, earth and minerals. The tannins are very light and the mouth feel is medium and very pleasing. The medium finish has nice acidity to give a well-balanced feel to the wine. Enjoy the Leyda, Pinot Noir with roasted pork loin accompanied with roasted sweet potatoes, beets and parsnips.   Leyda, Single Vineyard Las Brisas, Pinot Noir, Leyda Valley, Chile, … Continue reading Enjoy some fantastic Pinot Noirs from Leyda Vineyards, Leyda Valley, Chile

Tarapaca Gran Reservas, exceptional wines with great value

Tarapaca, Carmenère, Gran Reserva, Valle de Maipo, Chile, 2014 is dark ruby red in the glass. It has aromas of raspberry, blackberry with light green pepper backed my minerals, especially hints of graphite. The palate is filled with plenty of dark fruit up front with notes of dried fruit, light baking spices and earthy minerals. The Tarapaca, Carmenère, Gran Reserva has light tannins and a full mouth feel with crisp acidity on that lead to a long finish. Tarapaca, Carmenère, Gran Reserva is aged for eight months in French and American oak barrels. It will pair well with herb crusted … Continue reading Tarapaca Gran Reservas, exceptional wines with great value