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Beef, Shiraz and Stains Oh My!
In life, the unexpected happens (like spilling wine on your favourite button downs) but this week’s Perfect Pairing is no accident at all. Whether you’re preparing a Friday night dinner party or a comfy Sunday supper, make a night in of it with juicy Beef Cutlets which are sure to...
Honey Dry & Lime
INGREDIENTS: 30mL Wild Turkey American Honey 120mL Dry Ginger Ale 2 lime wedges METHOD: Fill an old fashioned or rocks glass with ice. Add the American Honey and top with dry ginger ale. Squeeze in the two lime wedges and stir through. Enjoy!
DEVIL'S DROP
Ingredients: 50ml Jim Beam Devil’s Cut 20ml fresh lemon juice 15ml Limoncello 10ml sugar syrup 5 fresh spearmint leaves Slice of lemon and mint sprig Method: Pour all ingredients into shaker. Dry shake (without ice). Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Add lemon slice and mint sprig for garnish...
Christmas in July
Christmas in July is the perfect time to indulge in a holiday treat. Brighten up the gloomy days with a winter fest fit for kings. There’s no need to wait around for Santa Clause to deliver the goods when you can make the meal so easily. And forget the North...
HOW TO MUDDLE A DRINK
Muddling is wonderful and simple way to meld the flavours of cocktail ingredients together. By taking note of just a few simple tips, you'll be muddling your way to your favorite cocktail in no time. The first step is the muddler itself. Traditionally, a muddler is made from unvarnished wood...
TIPS ON GARNISHING COCKTAILS
A delicious cocktail comes alive when presented with a fabulous garnish. In fact, without a garnish, there might just be something missing. Who can imagine a Bloody Mary without a celery stick, or a Martini without its olives? The trick is to balance the traditional with the creative, and with...
TYPES OF WHITE WINE GAINING POPULARITY
While Sauvingnon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon, Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio and Verdelho are the white wine varieties more commonly consumed around the Australian dinner table, some of the world's most popular whites are gaining popularity in Australia. Chenin Blac This wonderful grape hails from the Loire Valley in France. Chenin Blanc's high...
TYPES OF RED WINE GAINING POPULARITY
While perhaps lesser known in Australia, the following types of red are heroes in their countries of origin and are becoming increasingly popular in Australia. Tempranillo - Tempranillo is a black grape variety from the Rioja region of Spain, where it has traditionally been used to produce full-bodied wines. The...

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