Make merry at this time of year with these festive drinks!
2 parts Cognac, 1 part Lemon Juice, 1part Triple Sec
Spiked Hot Chocolate
Whole milk, Cinnamon Sticks, Semisweet Chocolate, Condensed Milk, Whisky
Apple Cider Old Fashioned
Apple Cider, Sugar, Bitters, Water, Whiskey, Orange slice
Maple Whisky sour
Maple Syrup, Bourbon, Lemon juice, Egg White
Cherry French 75
1 part Gin, ½ part Lemon juice, ½ part Amarena cherry syrup, 3 parts Sparkling wine
Beautiful Inside and Out
Decorative bottles for holiday will instantly make any table festive. Better yet when the contents are delicious too. Give each guest their own bottle with a straw to sip for cocktail hour and they can take it home as a keepsake vase. Freixenet Italian Rose, 200 ml. Freixenet Prosecco, 200 ml; freixenet.com
This original wines and spirits article first appeared in the Winter 2021/22 issue of City Style and Living Magazine.