Pop the Cork!
Pop the cork! It’s time to celebrate. With the holidays upon us, it’s always a good idea to keep some celebratory beverages chilling in your cellar or fridge. To accommodate guest preferences, stock up on both traditional spirited and non-alcoholic options.
You can’t go wrong toasting with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot. It’s the bright and dazzling reason we all love a glass of champagne. It also makes a great hostess gift.
If you want to keep an abundant supply of sparkling wine on hand that doesn’t break the bank, wine lovers are raving about this prosecco: Collalto Prosecco Di Conegliano Valdobbiadene Brut. Its crisp finish and notes of white peach elevate it above other proseccos and make it a great holiday fizz.
Peppermint White Russian
This quaff of peppermint schnapps and Bailey’s is rimmed with crushed candy cane for a festive spin. Recipe here.
Scandinavians serve this bracing drink during the holidays to stave off the winter chill. A warmed and heady blend of wine, brandy, and spices, glogg is a perfect punch for an open house buffet. Martha Stewart’s recipe shows how easy it is to prepare.
Apple Cranberry Holiday Wassail (Non-alcoholic)
This pungent potion will fill your house with the aroma of spices and warm up guests as they come in from the cold. Recipe here.
Christmas in a Cup
Country star and cookbook author Trisha Yearwood has created a special concoction for Williams-Sonoma that blends ruby red pomegranate, cranberry juice, tangerine and lime. Mix with sparking water or your favorite spirit and you’re ready to ring in the season.
- Entertaining at Home