Photo: Emily Rentsch
Picture it: The sun is burning high in the sky. You’re lounging on a colorful beach towel, listening to the tinkling sounds of children laughing in the background as your skin slowly warms. The hazy blue line of the ocean waves at you in the distance. You’ve got a good book nearby. You’re all SPF-ed up. And you’re sipping on a little pink wine from your canteen. It’s the perfect day.
Perfect, that is, until you get dehydrated. Gasp!
Nothing goes better with the summer sun than a glass of crisp wine. But this delectable combo can be a little lethal when you’re not watching your water intake. Luckily, there’s a simple and delicious way to keep that from happening.
Say hello to hydrating wine cocktails! Below you’ll find three easy recipes for some wine-based beverages that will keep you feeling healthy and sober while still enjoying the season.
And when I say “recipes,” I really mean loose instructions. Feel free to make these cocktails your own! Add fresh mint, rosemary, or fruit. Switch...
Looking for that perfect holiday tipple + appetizer pairing that will 'WOW' your guests?
This week on The Jason Show, our very own somm, Leslee, shows off her wine-tail making skills with her original Winter (Wine) G+T Recipe paired to one of her best pal's Gougère Spinach + Artichoke Recipes.
Chef out Leslee + Chef Corey of Create Catering on The Jason Show earlier this week!
In the meantime, enjoy Leslee's Winter G+ T Recipe and learn how to make Chef Corey's delicious gougères!
A Somm's Winter G+T
Infuse approx 2oz of fresh spruce tips in to a bottle of dry London gin (Bombay or Beefeater) for 24hrs
(May infuse longer, however, be aware the longer the infusion, the more bitter your gin will become from the pine resin, etc.)
Strain spruce tips, needles, etc. from gin + rebottle
- Shake 2oz (per person) of infused gin with ice
- Pour into large Burgundy wine glass
- Top with 4oz of delicious Cava -- like this one!
Chef Corey's Spinach + Artichoke filled Gougères
Makes roughly 50...