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Some Drink Ideas to Add Holiday Cheer

Dec 06, 2016 04:29PM ● By Vanessa Orr


Are you looking to up your holiday game? 

Fine Wine & Good Spirits has got some handy suggestions on how to pair the right wine with your meals as well as some great recipes for luxurious libations! They’ve even got some unique ideas to help decorate your drinking glasses!

Check out the following links to learn how to:

And check out the following drink recipes:

3 oz Fulton's Harvest Pumpkin Pie Cream Liqueur
2 oz Caramel Vodka
Add ingredients together in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and pour into a martini glass.

The Grinch
2 oz melon liqueur
½ oz lemon juice
1 tsp simple syrup
1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Irish Eggnog
¾ oz coffee liqueur 
¾ oz Irish whiskey
3 oz eggnog
Combine coffee liqueur, whiskey and eggnog into a shaker; stir gently.
Pour into a cocktail glass filled with ice. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

Candy Cane Lane
2½ oz vodka
1 oz white crème de menthe
½ oz peppermint schnapps
Splash of grenadine
Put a splash of grenadine into the bottom of a chilled martini glass; set aside. Combine remaining ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into prepared glass to create a “swirl” effect. Garnish with peppermint candy.

Donners & Vixen
4 oz. Art in the Age Sage
2 oz freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
dash orange bitters
pomegranate seeds
rosemary springs 
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Sage, juices and bitters and shake vigorously. Strain into two  glasses. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and rosemary.

Happy holidays!