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.
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.
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 ItPin It
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 …Pin It
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 …Pin It
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 ItPin It
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 …Pin It
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 …Pin It
Type: Cabernet Sauvignon Color: Deep garnet Grapes: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Country: United States (Napa Valley) Thanks to my good friend and fellow blogger E. Maxine Lee of In A Fabulous World,I recently fell in wine all over again. One reason for this new spark is the extraordinary Raymond Vineyards 2008 Generations Cabernet Sauvignon. While I have enjoyed many wines, …Pin It