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Thirsty Thursday: Easy Camping Cocktails

Labor Day weekend and the end of summer are both good excuses to go camping. Here are three great, easy camping cocktails for your next foray in the great outdoors. Easy Camping Cocktails Outer Boroughs Cocktail I spied this first cocktail from Jenny Schwartz, co-owner and general manager of Hopscotch in Oakland, on the blog The Bold […]

August 21st

4 Great American New Years Eve Drinks

Feeling like having a locavore New Years Eve this year? Here’s a fun, new twist on the #1 New Years Eve beverage of choice, American sparkling wine, plus three more all-american ideas to impress your friends. #1: Skip the imported Champagne and try some festive American bubbly. There are lots of great options. Melanie Wagner, Certified […]

December 27th

3 Wine Cocktails For The End of Summer

The folks at Francis Ford Coppola Winery sent a nice reminder to enjoy some cocktails — and summer — before it ends. 3 Summer Cocktail Recipes Summer will officially end on Saturday, September 21 and so when Francis Ford Coppola Winery, one of my favorite wineries, sent some summer cocktail recipes, I vowed to try […]

September 10th

Cocktails That Are Good For You?

“Since the first cocktail was invented by apothecaries in the early 1800’s, cocktails have long been tied to healing and health.” This is the pitch behind Alter Herbal Martinis. Touted as “the first herbal & botanical mood mixer,” ALTAR Herbal Martinis have hit the market and are hoping to tap into the “natural” cocktail trend like […]

March 7th

Are VeeV Organic All-Natural Açaí Cocktails For Real?

I have to admit I was skeptical. After Skinny Girl Cocktails’ “all-natural” ingredient was found to contain cancer-causing preservatives and their full-blown attempt to greenwash consumers, I assumed the worst when I heard about Vita Frute VeeV Organic All-Natural Cocktails. VeeV, which touts itself as the “World’s First Açaí Spirit,” is hitting the market with three pre-mixed cocktails: the Açaí Cosmo, Superfruit Margarita and Skinny Açaí Lemonade, and I was fully expecting another case of false advertising. But, I think I was wrong.

September 12th