What makes a better gift than DIY cocktail supplies? This kind of gift is cute, unique, and way more useful than another pair of hand-knit socks. Best of all, it’s surprisingly easy to make the components of one of my favorite cocktails, the Manhattan. Well, all of the components except for the rye whiskey. That one, I’ll leave to the experts.
Lindsey Hoshaw is a coordinating producer for KQED QUEST and a culinary aficionado. She passed the Court of Master Sommeliers introductory exam and wrote her first wine article about boutique Argentine Malbec while living in Buenos Aires. Before joining KQED she collected honeycomb as a beekeeper at Sunset magazine and authored a vegetarian food blog.
Lindsey Hoshaw's Latest Posts
Culling and stomping grapes may conjure images of the fall harvest but did you know that vintners want fungus-covered fruit or that white wine can be made from red grapes? Lindsey Hoshaw takes a trip to Napa and shares a few little known facts about winemaking including where you can join the crush.