Wines, Recipes, Cocktails

Friends With Benefits…Wine Punch

Punch is definitely not the first thing that comes to my mind when I hear the words, "friends with benefits," but to each his own. 😉 At The Broken Shaker Bar at the Freehand Hotel in Miami, they came up with a mildly boozy, bubbly, ginger tinged, adult lemonade, SO made for day drinking, that you'll… Continue reading Friends With Benefits…Wine Punch

Food With Wine, Wines, Recipes, Cocktails

Sick of Mimosas? Do A Sunshine Sipper!

I don't know about you, but nothing ruins a great brunch faster for me, than a sub-par mimosa!  Frankly, I think orange juice, or any juice for that matter, ruins champagne, but for those who insist on #JuicingUp their bubbles, why do you insist on using crap champagne????  But I digress... For those who enjoy… Continue reading Sick of Mimosas? Do A Sunshine Sipper!

Cocktails, Recipes

Low Carb Sparkling Sangria

I adore day drinking!  An afternoon sipping on mimosas, Bloody Mary's, anything out of a blender with an umbrella, sweet sangria, refreshing rose', bubbly Champagne, or even an ice cold beer.  But let's face it, even the most confident among us looks in the mirror occasionally and says, "Sister, you've been sippin' a few too… Continue reading Low Carb Sparkling Sangria

Celebrations, Cocktails, Recipes, Wines

Winter White Wine Cocktails

Most people assume, incorrectly, that chilled white wines are best enjoyed in the warmer months of the spring and summer.  When featured in the festive drinks below, nothing could be further from the truth! The Refresher (Filini Bar & Restaurant - Chicago) 7 Red Seedless Grapes 2 Mint Leaves 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup 1 1/4… Continue reading Winter White Wine Cocktails