Empress Elderflower Spanish Gin & Tonic

    October 11, 2019

    Spanish Gin & Tonics I have always had a deep love for Spanish Gin & Tonics. Who can resist a big frosty glasses full of crisp gin and bitter-sweet tonic topped with botanicals and fruit? There is truly no better way to sip the time away, whether in the dog days of summer or midwinter when citrus is at it’s peak, than with this classic mixed drink. This simple liquid indulgence is sipped with abandon in Spain, their answer to…

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  • Vineyard Crush Cocktail

    It’s harvest season! Plump grapes are being turned from ruby red juice into liquid gold: wine! And in some cases, that juice is produced into silky brandy. This cocktail features fresh grapes muddled along…

    October 8, 2019
  • Caramelized Banana Coconut Bamboo Cocktail

    BAMBOO COCKTAIL Hidden for decades in the pages of turn of the century cocktail books, the Bamboo cocktail lay forgotten like so many quintessential drinks of it’s day. Lacking a heartier spirit, the split-base…

    September 13, 2019
  • Lemongrass Piña Colada with Kikori Whiskey

    To make this whiskey lemongrass Piña Colada, I used Kikori whiskey. This is not your typical Japanese whiskey! Made from rice and aged in 3 types of barrels, it’s perfect for mixing into cocktails…

    August 22, 2019
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    Tiki Oasis 2019

    Walking down a bustling street with car horns blaring, sun glaring, and people brushing past, you stop to open an unmarked door and are instantly thrust into another world. Jungle bird calls and Exotica…

    August 5, 2019
  • Rosé Breakfast Bramble

    This week is rosé cocktail week! To celebrate the launch of my new book Celebrate Rosé, I had Drinkstagramers and cocktail mavens whip up their favorite cocktails using rosé. Some had never used rosé…

    July 7, 2019
  • Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni

    Negroni Week is upon us! Are you ready?? Kicking it off with a new Negroni variation: Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni! Strawberries go so well in a Negroni. The botanical gin, bitter citrus Campari, and…

    June 24, 2019
  • SF & Bay Area Guide to Negroni Week 2019

    It’s that time of year that all bartenders and cocktails enthusiasts look forward to with thirsty anticipation- Negroni Week 2019! This year Negroni week is running from June 24-June 30th at over 12,000 participating…

    June 23, 2019
  • FIRST LOOK AT MY BOOK CELEBRATE ROSÉ!

    Here is the first look at my new book Celebrate Rosé! Still letting it sink in I WROTE A BOOK and it comes out in a month. AAAAH! . . . OK, I am…

    June 7, 2019