Popping (Hissing) Bubbly at Iron Horse
Students on the bus to Sonoma County Iron Horse winemaker David Munksgard demonstrates how to open sparkling wine. Quality control… Taking tasting notes on different Iron Horse sparkling blends
Simi's Funky Cooler
If there are two things we have a lot of at the apartment right now it’s pineapple and open bottles of Italian wine. Therefore, I have created a special wine cooler as an ode to my funky roomate Simi (who is frantically working on her Capstone project at the moment). Get our your fancy, weird wine glass that you only use when the good ones have run out at a party. You know the one...
Escape from Yountville Fizz
My roomate requested a drink to help her unwind from a stressful interview. This is what I came up with: Escape from Yountville Fizz 2 oz gin (I used 209 Gin) 3/4 oz Lillet juice of one white grapefruit (about 1 1/2 oz) two dashes of grapefruit bitters tonic water Combine the first four ingredients in a shaker over ice and shake for about 10 seconds. Strain into a lowball glass...
I Love Floats
Rootbeer floats are for amateurs. Here is my latest discovery: Into a sturdy mug, empty one bottle of IBC Cream Soda. Top the cream soda with one or two scoops of Jeni’s Splendid Rockmill Golden Ale & Apricot Ice Cream. Et voila! This ice cream is killer on its own, but it certainly makes a superior ice cream float.