Drinking Your Curds and Whey (Product Reviews)

Drinking Your Curds and Whey (Product Reviews)

When I think of dairy in cocktails, my mind first goes to 1905’s era treats like Grasshoppers and Pink Squirrels.  Although I’m more of a “repo tequila neat” kind ofContinue Reading

Wedding Cocktails on New Mexico Style (video)

Signature Cocktails with Liquid Muse As wedding season emerges, Natalie is back in the New Mexico Style kitchen with Nikki Stanzione serving up sparkling cocktails and a lavender ginger G’VineContinue Reading

It’s Not Too Late: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic 2013

It’s Not Too Late: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic 2013

  What are YOU doing this weekend?   Ditch the humdrum routine! This weekend, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic kicks off! (May 17 – 21). This 5-day event celebrates both cocktail culture andContinue Reading

Edible Cocktails: Brazilian Pork and Acai Cooler (video)

  There is no time to entertain like when the sun is shining! This mouthwatering pork dish can be cooked on your backyard BBQ or in the oven… its allContinue Reading

Edible Cocktails: Pasta Provencal & G’Vine Lavender Sour (video)

G’Vine gin is made in Cognac, France, and as you can see in this blog post from 2007, I’ve been having a love affair with G’Vine since it first launchedContinue Reading

Edible Cocktails: Kitchen Meets Bar – PAVAN (video)

PAVAN is a muscat grape-based French liqueur with a hint of orange flower aroma and taste, which makes it lovely in both food and drinks. This video shows how toContinue Reading

Competition: G’Vine’s Gin Connoisseur Program

Competition: G’Vine’s Gin Connoisseur Program

Are you a bartender dreaming of becoming a Brand Ambassador?  Winning this competition puts you on the fast track. Finalists from the past few years of the Gin Connoisseur ProgramContinue Reading

Book Review: Vodka Distilled by Tony Abou Ganim

Book Review: Vodka Distilled by Tony Abou Ganim

*Review Written by Andrew Roy Tony Abou-Ganim has done it again! Working with Mary Elizabeth Faulkner, Vodka Distilled is set to be the next big must-have in cocktail books.   1.) QuidContinue Reading

Jet Off to France with PAVAN’s Perfectly Paired Cocktail Competition

Jet Off to France with PAVAN’s Perfectly Paired Cocktail Competition

I enjoy a lovely cocktail almost as much as I enjoy sipping it somewhere exotic.  Don’t you?  Shall we share one on the Mediterranean, darling? PAVAN  a luscious new liqueur is subtlyContinue Reading

WEBI (Women Executives in the Beverage Industry) Launches KEYS in Vegas

I am darn proud to be on the board of WEBI.  The KEYS program is meant to get people home safely (i.e.: NOT driving) after a cocktail event.  Anyone inContinue Reading