A light drink featuring Jacob's Creek moscato
Moscato has become North America's newest wine obsession. These wines are generally sweet, aromatic, fruity, refreshing, slightly carbonated, low in alcohol and white. The grape can also be vinified dry to make lovely aromatic dry sippers, too. A perfect way to make use of moscato this summer is in a wine cocktail.
Try a Cupid's Kiss cocktail by Jeremy Parsons
Fielding Estate Winery is hosting its annual summer Ladies Night next Thursday, with 10% of the proceeds going to Niagara’s Go Girls! Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program.
Fresh blueberries add a twist to a classic cocktail
Make the most of the season's fruit by adding fresh blueberries to a mixed drink. A traditional Tom Collins is made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and club soda, but this recipe uses blueberry vodka and elderflower liqueur to provide a one-two punch of flavour.
A cocktail made with limoncello
Created by Joseph DeSanto, Maremma Restaurant, New York City (now closed)
A refreshing beertail for Canada Day
Whether you’re spending it kicking back on a patio or celebrating the summer sun with a backyard barbecue, take hold of a tasty guilt-free summer drink this Canada Day.
A creative vodka cocktail from Milestones
There are many historic options for explaining how the gimlet got its name, but one of the most romantic accounts dates back to the days of the telegraph. The abbreviation gmlt stands for “give my love to.” The expression was commonly used back when the first form of electrical telecommunication reigned.
A French-inspired cocktail made with Grey Goose
When world-renowned mixologist Stanislav Vadra and Dimi Lezinkska, global brand ambassador for Grey Goose say your cocktail is a winner, you know it must be good.
Spin tradition and present Mom with White Sangria
With Mother's Day on Sunday it is time to pull out all the stops. Many will bring out the bubbly and make mimosa's for brunch, but maybe the springtime weather calls for something fresh and fruity that can be made in advance to serve a crowd — cue the sangria. But, to mix up tradition, take a suggestion from Food Network star Christine Cushing and serve a version using white wine instead of the typical Spanish red. Stay in the Mediterranean and utilize an inexpensive vinho verde from Portugal or albariño from Spain. Both offer fresh and lively flavours that will make this a refreshing and fruity addition to your Sunday brunch.
Celebrate the Kentucky Derby this weekend with a refreshing classic cocktail from the South
The 2012 Kentucky Derby, on Saturday May 5, is celebrating its 138th anniversary. There are plenty of ways to celebrate and many people will say a Mint Julep is a must-sip for those taking in the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports. However, the folks at Sweet Carolina Tea Vodka want you to think outside the box by enjoying a different classic from the American South.