A Gran Reserva, a Great Night!
Wine snobs, move over. The newest kid on the shelf comes in a box!
Homemade Swedish Punsch using the elusive ingredient Batavia-Arrack.
Drink of the Week: "Sweeney's Cocktail" probably wasn't named for the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, but it's devilishly tasty nonetheless.
Oooh! Design's Wrinkle Bottle really helps this whisky show off its age.
Glasses at a bourbon tasting
Would any serious spirits snob deign to make a drink called "The Strega-nator"? Doubtful. But desperate times call for desperate measures.
(And, surprise: It's actually very, very good.)
Pandan tea for an English afternoon
Make your own bitters at home!
Milk with mint and pinch of coffee poured in a glass with honey and sugar coated rim.
Tap Water Remixed
Coke buys Glaceau (makers of Vitamin Water, Smart Water, etc) ~ 4.1 Billion
I think i'm sold on going green... when it comes to vodka! and its made from glacial water and it's the first vodka distilled and bottled in Iceland (land of puffins, volcanoes and a female president) - review with pics and vids!
Cucumber juice in its own cup!
Refreshing & Soothing
Sparkling jellies are great for using up leftover sparkling wine. Serve them as a refreshing cocktail, palate cleanser or dessert.
Decadent and elegant: a Syllabub will never go out of fashion!!!
Mas tequila! Cameron goes in search of the perfect recipe for Sangrita, a tomato-y, juicy, spicy chaser for his beloved mezcal.
The Official Cocktail of Summer '07
Don't be fooled by its demure demeanor -- these cocktails pack a potent peppery punch thanks to Hangar One Chipotle Vodka. Can you handle it?
Cool, sweet and tart summer cocktail - Passion Fruit Caipiroska.
The Alembic Bar ~ where else would you go for Good Friends & Great Enemies... not to mention great drinks & gourmet delights as well?
Michelada -- this summer's "it" drink.
Making huge batches of Elderflower Cordial are a recurring June endeavor at my place. You've never tasted flowers like this.
My mind is drowning in the mind boggling amount of fine waters on this site.... it is unbelievable
Crumpler's annual Beer for Bags promo is about to start. If you're in Manhattan between June 9 - 17, head to one of the Crumpler stores, bring some beer, and barter for a new bag.
Looking for a tasty alternative to your normal summer beverages? Look no further.
Mark the 40th anniversary of Dorothy Parker's death with a Classic Martini. Once you try it the old way, the modern rendition will seem flat and unappealing.
A summer of Prosecco cocktails [LA Times]
In her 'Ornamented Life' collection, sold at the Future Perfect, Ms. Meroz embellishes cracked porcelain plates (and cups, bowls and serving pieces) with gold dust and plant-like drawings
Gin Buck: A refreshing summer drink with a spicy bite.
It's 'Drink of the Week' time again: White Russians, anyone? (The Dude abides...)
Wine for bodega - Fin Del Mundo
Patagonia - Argentina
Blueberry, ginger mint lime caipirinha. A great Summer libation.
It must be said: cider isn't girly, fruity, or silly. It's got a lot of history, a wide variety of flavors, and it's better than beer. Yeah, you heard me.
Mini pilsners filled with samples of beer from a microbrewery! Beer flights are the way to go!
The unexpected thrill of Mexican liqueurs
Milagro Tequila has some exquisite hand blown bottles for their reserves...
St-Germain elderflower liqueur comes in a bottle so beautiful that it might just make you forget your budget, your better judgment, and most of your morals.
And the winner for the best Carneros rose is ...
We enthusiastically recommend trying out the Planter's Punch if you get your drink on this weekend. Now we just need to get ours back from the owl...
What to drink with summer's best produce
Lady rebel -- a creamy, fruity cocktail with a kick!
Farm-fresh cocktail -- the cucumber caipirinha.
Latest trend ~ Gold for your Coffee... Called "Kin Kirara" (Sparkly Gold), these thin, pure gold word and character blocks are able to withstand hot java, not to mention look nice on cakes.
Wow check out this ridiculously large Orvis flask - it holds a GALLON.
Rule #5: "Never drink a Mojito when the temperature drops below 70 degrees F." But when you decide to mix one up at home, be sure you're making them properly.