Ingredients: 1.5 oz of The Countess Walewska Vodka 0.5 oz Rosemary Simple Syrup 0.5 oz Lime Juice 6-8 oz Club Soda 1 Rosemary Twig 1 Basil Leaf   Instructions: Add ice to a large rocks glass or GOVINO stemless wine glass. Squeeze one lime half and add rosemary simple syrupContinue Reading

The Family Coppola announced the launch of Great Women Spirits, available this October in select restaurants and retailers. Named Great Women Spirits, the small-batch, house-crafted, classically styled spirits — will begin production with its brand of vodka, gin, and brandy, with plans for expansion in the future. Francis Ford CoppolaContinue Reading

Are you looking for an alternative for Pumpkin Spice cocktails but still want to spice things up? Enjoy this cocktail on vacation at Baros Maldives or let the drink take you on a tropical getaway at home with this spice inspired cocktail recipe: Ingredients 1.5 oz Appleton Rum 12 mintContinue Reading

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos this year (November 1 and 2) with traditional Pan de Muerto. (Bread of the Dead) Considered one of the most representative holidays of Mexican culture, Day of the Dead is a time to pay respects to loved ones who have passed with bright and colorfulContinue Reading

In the past 10 years Northern California (Bay Area including South Bay, East Bay, North Bay, Wine Country) has succeeded in growing its Michelin Star restaurants. In 2006, the first year Michelin released its awards in Northern California, only 27 restaurants made the Michelin list. This year that list hasContinue Reading

Ingredients: 1.5 oz Avion Silver Tequila 4 oz Green Easy (equal mix of Kale, Cucumber, Apple, Green Pepper, Spinach, Romaine juices) Glass: Highball Ice: Cubes Garnish: Tajin Rim Method: Rim the highball glass with Tajin. Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice.

Pixie Drink

Ingredients: 1.5 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon 4 oz The Pixie (equal mix of Strawberry, Orange, Pineapple juices) Glass: Highball Ice: Cubes Garnish:1 slice of starfruit (sliced on a mandolin) Method: Add all ingredients into a mixing glass. Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass over fresh ice.

Margrit Mondavi, the cultural affairs and arts curator of the iconic Robert Mondavi Winery died on Friday. She was 91 years old. To those who knew her, she was much more than the wife of Robert Mondavi. She was the backbone of Napa Valley’s cultural and artistic development. Her avidContinue Reading