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Wine and Champagne Cocktails

Wine and champagne cocktails are some of the most fun cocktails you can make. Using red wine can make things darker, richer and more full bodied, using white wine makes them light and flavorful!

Champagne adds bubbles, like club soda or tonic water can, but with great grape flavor and effervescence. We especially love The Shipwreck and a Watermelon Raspberry Frose Cocktail!

Cognac Old Fashioned Recipe

This Cognac Old Fashioned is a great twist on the classic cocktail. Discover the complexity that cognac gives, plus lovely warmth.     We decided to incorporate cognac, a high quality brandy produced from distilled white wine into this twist on the classic Old Fashioned (which is usually made with whiskey).   This post contains …

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Brandied Chocolate Manhattan – A Whiskey Cocktail

A chocolate version of a classic Manhattan recipe with our brandied cherries.     We always are fans of the classic cocktails, and the classic Manhattan was invented in the 1870s at the Manhattan Club in New York. This chocolate Manhattan is typical of the cocktails from this period that were plenty boozy and not …

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Easy Wine Cocktail Recipes for an Outdoor Party

These wine cocktail recipes using CK Mondavi and Family wines, and are not Sangria, which is what most people turn to. They are the best wine cocktails that you should be making at home. So easy for summer and for summer entertaining!     So, this summer is weird. We aren’t traveling, and only seeing …

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