Posts Tagged ‘sparkling wine cocktails’

BBaF Podcast Episode 34: Amaro Liqueur with Brad Thomas Parsons

Listen to Episode 34: Amaro Liqueur with Brad Thomas Parsons Amaro, the Italian bitter liqueur, has been used as a digestive in Italy and produced for hundreds of years, and has had a resurgence due to the craft cocktail revival. And yet, outside of Italy and this niche-y industry, the Amaro category is still fairly unknown, […]

Restart Your Spring with a Cocktail Inspired by a Spa Visit: Sparkle & Glow with Chareau!

I love the whole idea of Spring being a time of rebirth and renewal. There’s no better time to shake off the winter cobwebs and refresh your whole jam. I always feel especially inspired this time of year. Those ideas that may be lying dormant during the winter months finally have a chance to come […]

Pineapple Ginger Sparkler #WhatsInYourValdo Contest

Do this booze blogger a solid and vote here, please! Since moving to Los Angeles from New York City, my relationship to the seasons has become…complicated. I still crave all of the things you would during the colder months  – cozy fires inside, hot cider, crunchy leaves underfoot. But because this place is so head […]

Four Amorous Cocktails For Valentine’s Day

A few weeks back I was asked to design a couple of signature cocktails for two intimate dinners hosted by the innovative wedding registry site Zola.com in the luxurious Parachute Hotel in Venice Beach. Because the theme of these dinners was inspired by LOOOOOVE, and with names like Honeymoon in Havana and La La Love, I thought these […]

Barefoot Bubbly’s Fruit in a Flute Cocktails & Event!

A couple weekends back I was part of a phantasmagoric, technicolor dream deep in the Hills of Beverly… There were synchronized swimmers bedecked in the most adorable caps and suits… …photogenic poofs of cotton candy, brightly colored flower crowns, and allll of the beautiful people. So, what was the purpose of all of this California whimsy and multicolored […]