Viva National Tequila Day, July 24, 1017

Don’t put away your sombrero yet.  National Tequila Day is here and these inspired cocktails will kick up your spirits.  Ole! Paloma Americano 2 parts Q Grapefruit 1 part Milagro Tequila 1 part Cocchi Rosa ½ fresh lime juice ½ part fresh pink grapefruit juice Rim the side of a cocktail glass with flakey sea salt. Add lime and grapefruit juices to the bottom of a mixing glass. Muddle the strawberry, then add tequila and Cocchi and shake with ice. Double strain into the cocktail glass and top with Q Grapefruit.   Ancho Verde Margarita 1 part Ancho Reyes Verde 1 … Continue reading Viva National Tequila Day, July 24, 1017

Les Dauphin, Cotes du Rhone, Reserve, Blanc, 2014

Les Dauphin, Cotes du Rhone, Reserve, Blanc, 2014 is golden straw color in the glass. Aromas of summer peach, Bosc pear, orange blossom and hints of lemon zest excite the waiting palate. Flavors of wild flowers, peach. Tropical pineapple, lemon and oranges cry out for a summer in the backyard. Crisp acidity on the medium long finish leaves you mouth wanting more. Les Dauphin, Cotes du Rhone, Reserve, Blanc, 2014 is the perfect warm weather wine. Picture a night out in the backyard or deck with friends sharing grilled marinated vegetables, salty cheeses and even lighter salumi. Les Dauphin, Cotes … Continue reading Les Dauphin, Cotes du Rhone, Reserve, Blanc, 2014

Celebrate National Pina Colada Day, Monday July 10 with these specials

Ginger Pina Colada 1 ½ parts Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum 1 part cream of coconut ¼ part pineapple juice ¾ part homemade ginger syrup Add all ingredients to empty mixing glass and shake. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into highball or tiki glass and fill with ice. Garnish with candied ginger   Monkey Colada  Monkey Colada 2 parts Monkey Shoulder 2 parts Coco Lopez 3 parts pineapple juice ¾ part lime juice (Banana liqueur optional) 3 dashes of Angostura Bitters Pinch of salt Garnish with pineapple leaves, and a cherry Shake and strain into your favorite tiki glass, OR … Continue reading Celebrate National Pina Colada Day, Monday July 10 with these specials