Day Three – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day Three – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day Three began with one of the most important challenges in this year’s GCP 2013 Brand Ambassador Edition. Each finalist crafted a presentation to give as if they were inContinue Reading

Soiree of Surprises – G’Vine GCP 2013

Soiree of Surprises – G’Vine GCP 2013

As if a boat ride down the Charentes river toward dinner were not already a fabulous treat for the global finalists – who were happily singing, sipping, snapping photos andContinue Reading

Day Two – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day Two – G’Vine GCP 2013

The second day of the GCP started out with our group of new-found friends mingling over croissants, cheeses and café around 8 am in the hotel lobby. Despite the rigorousContinue Reading

Day One – G’Vine GCP 2013

Day One – G’Vine GCP 2013

As with all cocktail competitions abroad, this year’s Gin Connoisseur Program started out with 15 people standing around a hotel lobby, looking a bit shy, sizing up their competition. StrangersContinue Reading

Why Aren’t YOU in Cognac?

Why Aren’t YOU in Cognac?

What do bartenders from South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, the USA, Spain, France, England, Germany have in common? This week, at least, the answer is G’Vine Gin. TheContinue Reading

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