Category Archives: Wine, Beer & Cocktails

What happens after wine is put into a barrel? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. “What happens after wine is put into a barrel?“ While aging in barrels (elevage), wine goes through a

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Ring in the New Year with 5 exquisite cocktails

Goodbye 2021, we won’t miss you at all. “The best is yet to come.” Frank Sinatra HO-HO-HOT CHOCOLATE Ingredients 2 oz. Crystal Head Onyx 6 oz. Hot Chocolate Bar Spoon Ancho Chili Powder (optional) Toasted Marshmallow Method Build Crystal Head Onyx and warm hot chocolate in a glass and stir. For extra flare, add ancho chili powder. Garnish with toasted

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Why do you have so many roses? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. “Why do have so many roses?” Roses serve as an indicator species. Think canary in a coal mine…⁣⁣Roses

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Sip into the new year with these festive cocktails

The countdown to the new year has already begun and we are bringing the cocktails! Check in with us this week as we showcase sparkling wine, cocktails, mocktails and delicious ideas for the new year. TANTEOS’ SPARKLING MARGARITA Ingredients 2 ounces Tanteo Blanco Tequila  1-ounce sparkling wine or club soda  3/4-ounce fresh lemon juice  3/4-ounce Agave Nectar Directions: Combine ingredients

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When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it take for the leaves to fall off? Ask a Winemaker Wednesday

We had a great question come through the DM this last week regarding the vineyard. by Marty and Ryan Johnson Join us each Wednesday as we share Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their, “Ask a Winemaker Wednesday” over at Ruby Magdalena Vineyards. “When the grape plants start to go dormant, how long does it take for the leaves to

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Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes? Ask a winemaker Wednesday

A friend asked a question recently in a direct message. They asked about our harvest and we thought you’d like to hear the answer! Join us each Wednesday as we post Marty and Ryan Johnson’s answers to their Ask a Winemaker Wednesday “Do you use a machine to harvest your grapes”? We don’t, for several reasons…We hire an amazing crew

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Tommy Bahama’s Coconut Eggnog Martini

Toast the Holidays with Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar No holiday celebration is complete until eggnog has been served… kick your holidays up a notch with the Coconut Eggnog Martini from Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar. This festive drink is full of everything we love about the holidays – booze and eggnog. Dazzle your guests with this delicious, creamy cocktail!

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