COCKTAIL RECIPE: Cape Town Fig Bramble by Michael’s on East, AAA Four-Diamond Restaurant in Sarasota, Florida,

  Michael’s Wine Cellar has become the first spirits retailer in Florida to feature all three Inverroche Gins from South Africa. The company’s adjoining restaurant Michael’s On East is also the first restaurant in the state to debut the artisanal spirit with a … Continue reading

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Cocktail Recipe: Jalapeño Cucumber Margarita by Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

Recipe and photo courtesy of Michael’s on East. Michael recommends trying it with Montalvo Plata Tequila which he sells at Michael’s Wine Cellar. Perfect drink for the dog days of summer! The spice will help you sweat (and actually cool … Continue reading

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Recipe: Watermelon Mojito–just in time for summer! By Michael’s on East (Sarasota, FL)

    Recipe and photo courtesy of Michael’s on East, Sarasota, FL Watermelon Mojito 4 Mint Leaves 1 packet Sugar in the Raw 1 oz Fresh Pressed Lime Juice 2 oz Siesta Key White Rum (Macerated with Watermelon for 5 … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sant’ Ambroeus’ Signature Spritz (Aperol Spritz Cocktail) Perfect for Summer!

Photo and recipe courtesy of Casa Lever-Sant’Ambroeus This is the #1 most popular summertime aperitivo in Italy! Light and refreshing, one sip and you will see why! Casa Lever-Sant Ambroeus Signature Spritzer Served in white wine glass over ice: 1oz … Continue reading

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Recipe: Jimmy’s Harvest Manhattan by Golden Palate: Jimmy’s in Aspen, Colorado!

Jimmy’s Harvest Manhattan Recipe courtesy of Jimmy’s/Jimmy Yeager, Owner, and was featured in Dorado Magazine in Spring 2016. 2 oz Woody Creek Rye 1/2 oz Amaro Nonino 1/2 oz Maple Syrup Dash Dale DeGroff Pimento Bitters Stir and pour over … Continue reading

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