Roasted Strawberry Rose Negroni

    June 24, 2019

    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 herbal vermouth, in my opinion, could do with some fruit notes. Intense fruit would screw up the harmonious Negroni, but roasting the fruit bring out complexity that weaves through out the commanding ingredients. Ripe strawberries have such a fragrant flavor that can hold up to the…

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  • 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
  • Coffee Old Fashioned

    Can not decide between a coffee buzz or a boozy buzz on a late night out or in burning the midnight oil? This coffee cocktails is for you! I mixed up this Coffee Old…

    May 29, 2019
  • Vanilla Blackberry Brandy Highball

    HIGHBALLS Highballs are a thing of beauty! Simple, bubbly and refreshing. Built in the glass, no shaking or straining required, it’s an easy drink to mix up for parties picnics, or after a long…

    May 11, 2019
  • Bunny Lebowski- Carrot White Russian

    Meet the Bunny Lebowski! I have had this cocktail in my head for the past couple years. I have tried a few coffee liqueurs, carrot infusions, and combinations, but never could get it right. I…

    April 19, 2019
  • Kumquat Makrut Lime Spanish Gin & Tonic

    I have always been in love with Spanish Gin & Tonics! You can add an array of vibrant ingredients into your glass that add a subtle flavor that infuses as your drink. Plus, they…

    April 9, 2019
  • 24 Carrot Cocktail

    Is there anything cuter than baby carrots? Ok maybe baby kittens and tiny baby puppies, but as far as garnishes go, is there anything cuter?! I whipped up this 24 Carrot cocktail for Sugar…

    March 22, 2019
  • Hibiscus Rose Tea

    Hibiscus is one of my favorite tea ingredients. Not only does it have a vibrant fuscia color, but it a  Hibiscus flowers have a tongue tying tartness you wouldn’t expect from a flower. There…

    March 8, 2019