new from wine & spirits

wine & spirits

Tom Collins Tom Collins

Tom Collins

The Tom Collins cocktail was originated in 1876, supposedly as a response to "The Great Tom Collins Hoax of 1874," a popular (albeit silly) prank that would send people on a fruitless chase to find the nonexistent "Tom Collins" in order to stop him from slandering their name. A simple concoction made with gin, lemon juice and sugar, the drink was based on the John Collins (named after its creator), first served in London in 1869.

Read more

more from wine & spirits

Scroll down to browse through all the articles in our blog or choose a specific category:

Beer and Food Pairing Guide Beer and Food Pairing Guide

Beer and Food Pairing Guide

Some basic guidelines and suggestions for pairing beer with food.

Read more

Neroli Cocktail Neroli Cocktail

Neroli Cocktail

A citrusy combination of blood orange liqueur, juice, prosecco and a touch of Aperol.

Read more

Classic Kahlua Cocktails Classic Kahlua Cocktails

Classic Kahlua Cocktails

Recipes for three of the most popular cocktails featuring Kahlua - the White Russian, the Black Russian and the Sombrero.

Read more

Cucumber-Ginger Martini Cucumber-Ginger Martini

Cucumber-Ginger Martini

Made with Voli Lyte Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, cucumber, mint and ginger beer.

Read more

Cranberry Celebration Cranberry Celebration

Cranberry Celebration

An easy vodka cocktail made with Ketel One Citroen, fresh cranberry reduction, lemon and club soda.

Read more

Café Reggae Café Reggae

Café Reggae

Made with rum, coffee liqueur, dark creme de cacao and black coffee

Read more

Brandy Alexander Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander

A delightfully indulgent cocktail made with cognac or brandy, dark creme de cacao and cream.

Read more

Classic Bloody Mary Classic Bloody Mary

Classic Bloody Mary

Made with vodka, tomato juice, horseradish, hot sauce and celery.

Read more

Eggnog Cocktails Eggnog Cocktails

Eggnog Cocktails

Four recipes for holiday eggnog cocktails - classic spiked egg nog, eggnog martini, Mexican eggnog and a bourbon egg nog shake.

Read more