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Drink Moscato For A Cause: Celebrate National #MoscatoDay and Find Out How Your Corks Can Save Families

This post brought to you by Gallo Family Vineyards. All opinions are 100% mine. After a long day of work I like to kick off my shoes, turn on some music, and pour myself a nice glass of Moscato.  I'm sure most of you like to decompress and relax the way I just described....
Posted On 07 May 2014

5 Best Tips For Serving Port: Great Guide For Wine Lovers

A lot of people are unfortunately unaware of this great drink called port. It is often considered only something that older people drink and this is a real shame. Port wine has some amazing variety in its taste and there are so many different things you can do with port wine....
Posted On 21 Mar 2014

Knowing Your Wine Properties: How To Pair Food and Wine

Learn the language of wine, and you’ll soon be able to differentiate one from another!   Sweetness An indicator of a sweet wine is if your taste buds start to tingle. It may also have a slightly oily sensation in the middle of your tongue that lingers. Many dry wines can...
Posted On 14 Mar 2014

How To Prepare Sangria Punch Using Wine, Juices & Diced Fruits

Nothing beats the fruity flavor and delicious taste of chilled sangria served in trendy plastic cups or beautiful glassware. Sangria is the traditional refreshment of Spain. Its name is derived from a French word which means “bleeding” in English. The name was inspired by the...
Posted On 27 Dec 2013

Christmas Drinks List – Entertaining For The Holidays

With Christmas just around the corner not only do we have to get gifts bought for our family and friends but we also need to prepare for visitors, Christmas dinner and everything else that goes with a modern Christmas celebration. The following post could well help you with a few...
Posted On 16 Dec 2013

Interested in Trying Juicing: Get the Facts

Want to try juicing? Juicing has been a favorite healthy activity for many – from the young to the young-at-heart. More and more are turning to juicing, whether they just want to enjoy a glass of fresh squeezed juice with their breakfast or to help stay healthy. Juicing has many...
Posted On 24 Sep 2013

The Top 5 Drinks All Bartenders Should Know

Anyone who has tended bar longer than 10 minutes knows that there are a handful of drinks that get ordered over and over again. Knowing how to make the top five or ten drinks most popular cocktails should be the first thing on a new bartender’s list of things to learn. While...
Posted On 19 Jan 2013

How To Avoid Common Wine Matching Mistakes

There is an art to matching wines with food. Most of the time you can rely on the tasting notes on the label to give you a rough guide, but mistakes do happen and they can be embarrassing. That goes double if someone on your dinner party guest list is a bit of a wine geek. Here...
Posted On 14 Nov 2012

A Summertime Girls Night- Cocktails, a #CoronaRita, Appetizers and FUN! Also Enter To WIN A Chilli’s Gift Card!

This post brought to you by Chili’s Grill & Bar. All opinions are 100% mine. Summertime is near and it’s time to breakout the summer dresses, wedges and go for a girls night out!  I’ve personally been excited to get out and about with some friends, because hey,...
Posted On 17 May 2012
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How To Make A Non Alcoholic Miss Collins Cocktail

Step 1: You will need: 6 raspberries 50 ml peach purée ice cubes guava juice 1 cocktail shaker 1 tall glass 1 cocktail stick 1 double shot measure, 50 ml (2 fl oz) 1 measuring jug some measuring spoons 1 bar spoon Step 2: Raspberries Put 3 or 4 raspberries into the mixing glass...
Posted On 23 Mar 2012

How To Make A Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Serves: 1 Preparation Time: 3 minutes Total Time: 3 minutes Step 1: You will need: 40 ml vodka 10 ml orange liqueur 10 ml cranberry juice 1 medium lime 1 medium orange 1 martini glass 1 cocktail shaker 1 25 ml (1 fl oz) single shot measure 1 50 ml (2 fl oz) double shot measure 1...
Posted On 09 Mar 2012
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