Wine & Sparkling Wine

6 Absinthe Cocktails You Need to Try

6 Absinthe Cocktails You Need to Try

Absinthe is a spirit with a storied past. Although banned in the United States for nearly 100 years, its reputation as the hallucination-inducing “green fairy” is somewhat unfounded. It’s more likely that famous absinthe-imbibing creatives like Pablo Picasso and Edgar Allen Poe were just realllllllly …READ MORE

Pink 75 – A Sparkling Rosé Cocktail with Strawberries and Guava

Pink 75 – A Sparkling Rosé Cocktail with Strawberries and Guava

This post is sponsored by Stella Rosa. Learn more about the full line of Stella Rosa wines here! Spring is in full swing and warmer weather means more outdoor happy hours! This time of year is all about spritzes, sparkling wine, and rosé, so I’m …READ MORE

5 Rosé Cocktails for Summer

5 Rosé Cocktails for Summer

It’s rosé season! I’m a fan of frosé, but there are so many more rosé cocktails to enjoy this summer! Here is a collection of the rosé cocktails I’m mixing up these days, including my very favorite, and incredibly easy, Rosé Paloma.

Seasonal Pairing: Pouilly-Fuissé with Shrimp & Avocado Canapés

Seasonal Pairing: Pouilly-Fuissé with Shrimp & Avocado Canapés

Today I’m sharing a wine and hors d’oeuvres pairing that’s perfect for warm summer evenings! Although I don’t write a lot about wine, I love it just as much as cocktails, and thanks to my wine-loving family, I’ve been enjoying it and learning about it for years.

Holiday Party Ideas: Sweet & Savory Hors D’oeuvres & Cranberry Campari Spritzes

The holidays and holiday festivities are right around the corner, which for me means two things: cocktails and hors d’oeuvres! One of my favorite things about this time of year is creating the drinks and small bites that my family enjoys when we all get together. We spend the holidays traveling between my parents’ home and my in-laws, so rather than putting together main dishes, I’m usually in charge of the appetizers and apéritifs.

Campari Rose

It’s finally April and Easter weekend put me in the mood for a fun rosé cocktail. I was inspired by my Bonne Maman marmalade to make something along the lines of a Breakfast Martini or the original Marmalade Cocktail, but one thing led to another and I ended up with this bittersweet blend of crisp rosé, lemon, Campari, marmalade, and orgeat.