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The Best Sherry Cobbler Cocktail

Sherry is a style of wine made from the Palomino grape mostly in the area of Jerez, Spain.  The Palomino grape thrives in this area due to the hot climate and the chalky soil called Albarizo.  The grapes produce wine low in acid and that lack aroma which is a benefit for making sherry because oxidation and fortification add the main flavors to the wine. (more…)

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Festive Cranberry Bourbon Mule

I love the holidays!  It’s the time of year when we can eat, drink, and be merry and not worry about it.  I feel I am most creative this time of year too. Perhaps it’s because I don’t hold back worrying about what I eat or how much I should be drinking.  I’m all in right now and the recipe below certainly plays to that!  Tim and I were enjoying some drinks at the hotel bar last weekend while we were in Seattle; he ordered a blackberry Bourbon mule, and after I stole a few sips, I decided I needed to make a cranberry version. (more…)

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