Category Archive: Wine & Spirits.

May 26

Chanson Royale Brut Rosé Sparkling Wine Review

Type: Sparkling Wine Color: Radiant Pink Grapes: Unknown Country: France One of the most enjoyable things about wine to me is the search. Some of my favorite all time selections I came across by venturing to different shops. A couple of weeks ago I was in search of a sparkler and the Chanson Royale Brute Rosé stood out to …

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May 16

Cocktails To Enjoy On World Whisky Day

Saturday, May 17th is World Whisky Day. To help in the celebration we present three rye whisky cocktail recipes that will please your pallet and familiarize you a bit more to a category that is criminally underrated.

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May 06

Judd’s Hill 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Franc Wine Review

Type: Red Wine Color: Opaque Grapes: 100% Cabernet Franc Country: United States (Napa Valley) Cabernet Franc is a wine that shares similarities to Cabernet Sauvignon but with some noticeable differences. My first experience with this grape comes courtesy of Judd’s Hill winery. I would like to thank them for inviting us to taste such a beautiful bottle.

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Apr 08

Hall 2011 Ellie’s Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Review

Type: Red Wine Color: Brick Red Grapes: 91% Cabernet, 6% Cabernet Franc, 3% Melot Country: United States (Napa Valley) Wine is a passion of mine. So when I come across a memorable selection I am inspired to tell all that will listen about it. The 2011 Hall Ellie’s Cabernet Sauvignon is my newest discovery. Pin It

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Oct 31

Rum Spiced Cocktails For Halloween

Halloween is here and most likely you are ready to enjoy the festivities and costumes. Here are some Halloween themed cocktails that will add some spice to your spooky night.

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Dec 09

Mickey Finn Apple Whiskey Liquor Review

Type: Blended whiskey Color: Amber brown Country: United States The legendary Mickey Finn was an Irishman who emmigrated to the USA. He would soon settle in Chicago and open up the famous The Lone Star & Palm Garden bar on Whiskey Row. Mickey’s cocktails became the talk of Chicago and now Mickey Finn Apple Whiskey Liquor is a homage to …

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Dec 03

Crown Royal Maple Finished Whisky

Crown Royal added another branch to the family tree with the announcement of the brand’s first foray into the rapidly growing flavored whisky category – Crown Royal Maple Finished. Inspired by the heritage and authenticity of the maple tree, Crown Royal Maple Finished begins with the legendary taste of Crown Royal whisky. The liquid then …

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Dec 02

Mumm Napa 2007 Blanc de Blancs Sparkling Wine Review

Type: Sparkling Wine Color: Light gold Grapes: 90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Gris Country: United States (California) Mumm Napa is one of California’s top méthode traditionnelle sparkling wine producers. I was recently invited by Cellar Pass  to participate in a virtual wine tasting and Mumm Napa 2007 Blanc de Blancs was one of the selections on the menu. Pin It

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Nov 27

Johnnie Walker The Spice Road Scotch Whiskey

Johnnie Walker Scotch Whiskey introduces their new The Spice Road flavor as part of their Explorer’s Club Collection. The Johnnie Walker Spice Road is a a tribute to the original brand representatives visiting 120 countries by the 1920′s. This is one of the three flavors of the upcoming Explorer’s Club Collection that be available at travel …

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Nov 19

Caliche Rum Review

Type: Rum Color: Clear Country: Puerto Rico Caliche Rum is a new rum that was launched this Summer in a joint venture between nightlife entrepreneur Rande Gerber and Roberto Serralles, a Sixth Generation Rum Distiller whose family produces rums including Don Q. What makes Caliche is unique is that it is aged up to 5 …

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