Drinks

glasses of crémant

Popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly can fill a room with celebratory spirits. As we move into brunch season and springtime celebrations, let’s take a closer look at a Champagne’s lesser-known cousin.

Blood and Sand Cocktail

It’s time to prep for Halloween and Day of the Dead.  This hearty cocktail pairs with colder weather, and it’s also great for entertaining. Shaken
or stirred, here we go:

 

The Fab Tap

Do what you love. This expression has been key to many people’s success, and Lindsey Pattee of Plymouth took it to heart when creating The Fab Tap. With a desire to share her favorite things with others, Pattee explains that her interests serve as the backbone of her business.

El Presidente

I’ve chosen another novice-level cocktail for the Dog Days of Summer, and I thought it’d be good to hang onto the last bit of the season with
a rum-based cocktail. 

El Presidente 

Sip

I’ve chosen a wonderful Barolo for a couple reasons. This region is just a small portion of greater Piedmont in northwestern Italy, known for a variety of wonderful reds.

Rosé Mimosa Floats

February 13. A Saturday. Galentine’s Day. Here we have the perfect mix for a weekend brunch celebration (Zoom or otherwise) with your favorite gal pals.

Mulled wine

Big batch cocktails are the season’s best guests.

Hot Spiced Drunken Apple Cider

Join cider and wine for a warm autumnal beverage.

Sparkling strawberry basil gin cocktail

Sparkling strawberry basil gin is a favorite late summer cool down.

Wine Folly by Madeline Puckette and Justin Hammack

Twin Cities wine expert Nikki Erpelding shares some of her favorite books filled with wine knowledge.

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