Fine Wine & Good Spirits Makes Holidays Happier

The holidays are undoubtably going to be very different this year. But they can still be special and memorable, no matter how small your gathering is. PA’s Fine Wine & Good Spirits concocted several holiday-themed cocktails, sure to make your celebrations all the more festive!

If you’ve ever been curious about why certain herbs go with certain drinks like I have, Fine Wine & Good Spirits put together the nifty little graphic below:

Not sure about what kind of beverage to serve with each course?

Keep on reading for cocktail recipies!


VANILLA & CRANBERRY GIN MARTINI

Ingredients

  • 4 oz London dry gin
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla syrup
  • Frozen cranberries
  • 1 rosemary sprig

Directions

1. Combine first two ingredients in a shaker filled with ice.

2. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.

3. Garnish with frozen cranberries and rosemary sprig.


WHIPPED PEPPERMINT SHIRAZ

BATCH cocktail — serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 c Jam Jar Sweet Shiraz
  • 1 c Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
  • 2 cherry-flavored lemon-lime soda
  • 1 bag melting white chocolate
  • 6 peppermint candy canes

Directions

1. Crush the candy canes on a plate.

2. Melt the white chocolate until smooth. Rim cocktail glasses with chocolate, then roll the chocolate rims over the crushed candy canes; fill with ice and set aside.

3. Combine first three ingredients in a pitcher; stir.

4. Pour into prepared glasses.


SPIKED CHAI LATTE

Ingredients

  • 1⁄2 c unsweetened almond milk
  • 1⁄4 c water
  • 1⁄2 tsp sugar
  • 1 chai tea bag
  • 1 1⁄2 oz cinnamon cream
  • Whipped cream
  • Ground nutmeg

Directions

1. Combine first three ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until desired temperature.

2. Remove from heat and pour into a mug.

3. Steep tea bag for 3-5 minutes; discard.

4. Add cinnamon cream; stir.

5. Garnish with whipped cream and ground nutmeg.


CHOCOLATE-CARAMEL RUM COFFEE

Ingredients

  • 3⁄4ozrum
  • 3 oz evaporated milk
  • 1⁄2 oz caramel syrup
  • 1⁄2 oz chocolate syrup
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp brown sugar
  • 4 oz hot coffee
  • 1 tsp coffee liqueur
  • Whipped cream
  • Espresso powder

Directions

1. Combine first five ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until hot (don’t boil).

2. Remove from heat and stir in next two ingredients.

3. Pour into a mug.

4. Garnish with whipped cream and espresso powder.

Cheers!

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