Easy Wine Cocktail Recipes for an Outdoor Party

Appetizers on wood tray with wine, white wine bottle on ledge, poeple behind

These wine cocktail recipes using CK Mondavi 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 people veryRead more

Fresh Raspberry Margaritas with Mezcal and Tequila

Bright pink cocktail in glass wtih orange peel

This raspberry margarita is a delicious summer cocktail recipe. We add the sweet flavor of raspberries to a smoky margarita. This will make a fan of even the most reluctant mezcal drinkers in your life.     So, how many times in your life have you had a premixed bottled margarita? How many times haveRead more

Halloween Punch – Blood Bag Spooky Cocktail

Red cocktails in iv bags on white platter

This spooky cocktail is perfect for Halloween. It’s a great punch served in IV bags for a creepy effect!     So, I know you are asking me, why? Why iv bags? Well, why not? We thought what a great creepy way to serve a spooky cocktail at a Halloween party than to serve itRead more

Holiday Berry Sparkler – A Holiday Cocktail

The Holiday Berry Sparkler Cocktail features Smirnoff Ice Original and Smirnoff Ice Strawberry, apple cider, cranberry simple syrup and and triple sec to make a delightfully delicious holiday party drink!

These sparkling holiday drinks are perfect for parties featuring Strawberry Smirnoff Ice!       This sparkling holiday cocktail is perfect for the upcoming season of parties and events! We loved the flavor combination of tart and sweet in this drink, and the addition of some homemade cranberry simple syrup to make it even moreRead more

The Japanese Sidecar – Shochu Cocktails

The Japanese Sidecar with iichicko Silhouette shochu

Using a Japanese Barley Liquor for these Shochu cocktails, we made a twist on the classic sidecar!       One of the coolest parts about developing and writing about cocktails and spirits is when we discover a spirit that was totally unknown to us. Sometimes we find new spirits when we travel (does anyoneRead more

The Cherry Blossom – with Cherry Liqueur

The Cherry Blossom Cocktail - A Sake and Gin Cocktail

Perfect for celebrating the spring Cherry Blossom festival, this spring cherry liqueur cocktail is sure to please!       Living in a state that definitely has a winter season, we always are looking forward to the arrival of spring, the warm days letting us get back outside and enjoy the sunny days. Here inRead more

The Pink Pear – A Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail

The Pink Pear - A Gin and Grapefruit cocktail

A great combination of winter flavors, this grapefruit and gin cocktail hits the spot!     As you might have noticed, we kind of are obsessed with cocktails. This includes reading about them, writing about them, creating them and more importantly getting to drink them and share with you, our readers! Its always nice toRead more

Peach Cocktail – Peach and Basil Bourbon Shrub

Peach and Basil Shrub Cocktail

An herbal bourbon shrub peach cocktail.     With labor day coming and going, and the kids back in school, we officially can say its really fall! In our house, fall means a lot of great nights out by the fire pit and nights watching football. Anytime we get together with friends, we love toRead more