Celebrations, Holidays, Recipes, Wines

New Year’s Eve With a Twist

The fun of this big batch Cosmopolitan is that it gets made in my Vitamix and strained into a pitcher. No messy cocktail shaker to deal with and no sticky counter from prying the shaker lid on and off for each individual drink!

Food With Wine, Recipes, Wines

Light Summer Sangria

Sangria is a great Sunday afternoon drink, but not the sangria that my parents used to make.  The sangria my parents made was a dark, sweet, heavy red wine (something from a jug made by Ernest & Julio Gallo or Inglenook, I'm sure) with sliced up oranges floating in it. In movies when you see… Continue reading Light Summer Sangria