I was perplexed by a couple of one-off events that Krug hosted at Tales of the Cocktail last year, but forgot about it until I ran across the photos that I took. Their brand ambassadors invited out a bunch of bartender buddies out on the company dime to eat oysters and pig meat at good, […]

Vin de Noix

As posted yesterday, I made a batch of nocino with TSB, but we also made  Vin De Noix, a French walnut wine. Vin de Noix 10 green walnuts, soaked overnight and quartered 500 ml vodka 1/2 c maple syrup 1/2 vanilla bean 2 cloves 2 orange slices 1 bottle white burgundy — Combine all ingredients […]

Wine Cocktails

As mentioned yesterday, a shorter version of this article is in the latest issue of Drink Me Magazine. For most, wine cocktails are what we drank while backpacking across Europe at 19 years old – before we knew better.  No longer relegated to bottomless Bellini brunch specials and champagne cocktails served to octogenarian knitting circles […]