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Cranberry & Rosemary White “Christmas” Sangria

Cranberry & Rosemary White “Christmas” Sangria

| December 21, 2012 | 11 Comments

Who doesn’t love a seasonal sangria? The way I see it, it’s just another wine pairing. Right? Since it is Christmas time, I wanted this one to not only resemble the holiday flavors but also the colors. If you ask me, it is simply beautiful.

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A Dickens of a Drink: Smoking Bishop

A Dickens of a Drink: Smoking Bishop

| December 24, 2009 | 4 Comments

Like a lot of Christmas revelers out there, I count A Christmas Carol as my favorite holiday story. Yet my reason for loving this Dickens tale is probably a little different than you might expect. Although I find Scrooge’s metamorphoses from Bah-humbug kill joy to jolly benefactor heartwarming, I adore his transition from gruel eater to Smoking Bishop drinker even more.

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Sangria Blanca

Sangria Blanca

| June 14, 2008 | 1 Comment

Summer is a great time for cold fizzy refreshments. And drinks made with champagne, prosecco, or sparkling wine always seem the most elegant. Sangria Blanca — a Spanish sparkling wine drink infused with fruit — is just this type of libation (I love that word). And, with berries and mint, it’s really the perfect tonic […]

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Sangria, the Ultimate Summer Refresher

Sangria, the Ultimate Summer Refresher

It may sound strange, but my love for fruity wine punches actually started when I was a kid. For generations, my mother’s Neopolitan family combined ripe peaches and red wine during the summer months. Chilled on ice, this was the standard evening refreshment for the adults as I played Marco Polo with my sister in […]

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