GLOBAL CHAMPAGNE DAY: Champagne Tips

This year, World Champagne Day will be celebrated on October 23rd. Plan ahead if you’re planning to celebrate! Although New Year’s Eve is more than two-and-a-half months away, we can’t object to another “official” occasion to drink champagne. First, an important thing to know: Champagne only refers to the sparkling wines of the Champagne region…
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HOLIDAY: Tequila Trivia For National Tequila Day

[1] The two special tequila glasses: caballito and Margarita (photo courtesy El Jimador). [2] A tequila-watermelon cocktail. The recipe is below (photo courtesy Milagro Tequila). [3] After harvesting, piñas are roasted in a stone oven (photo courtesy Casa Noble Tequila). [4] Pulque: what the Aztecs drank before the conquistadors taught them how to distill (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Instead Of Cinco De Mayo, Celebrate September 16th…With Reposado Tequila

[1] Reposado tequila is the preferred type for celebrations [2] Distrito Federal is Manhattan cocktail that replaces the bourbon with tequila (all photos courtesy Blue Nectar Tequila).   Many Americans look forward to celebrating Cinco de Mayo each spring. This relatively small Mexican holiday commemorates a regional battle in 1862, long after Mexican Independence was…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Memorable Champagne Cocktail Recipes: French 75 & Kir Royale

Celebrate Bastille Day with a French 75 cocktail. Photo courtesy Tanqueray.   Today’s tip will help you make a perfect champagne cocktail, with advice from the experts at Cabo Flats. Along with the cocktail best practices, we’re rolling in today’s food holiday. Well, it’s sort of a food holiday, since it concerns one of the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cider Cocktails

Cider cocktails: We don’t get enough of them. It’s our own fault, since we habitually order one of our three favorite cocktails instead of going for the seasonal specialty. Eating seasonally means drinking seasonally, too. So from now through the end of holiday season, we’re going to enjoy cocktails with fall and winter ingredients, returning…
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