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TYPE: Cocktails
Mimosa Champagne Cocktail

Mimosa Champagne Cocktail

Mimosa would probably be the most easy to make and the most celebrated cocktail in the world. Mimosa is your typical welcome drink at weddings and social events. It is a must have drink with brunches. And also you have to have Mimosa for festival occasions in Western World such as Christmas, New Year and Thanksgiving. A story goes that Frank Meier, a bartender in the famous Ritz Hotel of Paris created Mimosa in 1925. Whereas, another story claims that the famous movie director Alfred Hitchcock invented Mimosa in San Francisco, USA, in the 1940s'. Well, whoever invented this light and elegant champagne cocktail delight, we thank them! You might come across Mimosa recipes that say you could use any sparkling whine wine. NO WA...

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TYPE: Cocktails
Cranberry Sea Breeze Holidays Special Punch

Cranberry Sea Breeze Holidays Special Punch

What is a Punch? A Punch is simply an assortment of drinks mixed together along with fresh fruit or fruit juice, usually in a large bowl. A Punch could consist of non-alcoholic or alcoholic drinks. Punch is a must have in parties and gatherings in Europe and America. No party starts without a generous serving of Punch. Regular party organizers or party animals will be well aware of not only Punch drink but the Punch bowl as well, which serves as a trademark of a party. There is a story that Punch, as a concept of concoction of drinks was introduced to the British by India. Subsequently, it was introduced to the entire Western World. Cranberry Sea Breeze is just the perfect Punch for Christmas Holidays! The radiant red colour of...

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TYPE: Cocktails
Eggnog Christmas Special Beverage

Eggnog Christmas Special Beverage

Eggnog is a very famous drink in Western World, which is consumed on the occasions of Christmas and New Year, especially. It is almost a tradition to consume Eggnog during the winter holiday season. So, what is Eggnog? Eggnog is a Milk Egg Punch. Punch is basically a mixture of beverages with alcohol in it. So, Eggnog is basically a Punch with Milk and Eggs. Usually, Eggnog is made with rum and brandy mixed with beaten eggs, milk and sugar. Do we where Eggnog started and how? It is believed that Eggnog was created by Monks in today's Great Britain, around 13th century, where the monks used to drink something called Posset, which is a strong ale made with eggs and figs. This Posset could have gradually transformed into today's Eg...

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TYPE: Mocktails
Spiced Apple Juice Mulled Apple Juice Winter Mocktail

Spiced Apple Juice Mulled Apple Juice Winter Mocktail

Winter is the time for warm and spiced beverages. Traditionally, a wide range these spiced warm beverages are prepared across Europe to beat winter chills and make the holidays season more merrier with friends and family. Gradually, these special category drinks are gaining fans across the globe and many of these spiced beverages are now appearing in many parts of the world outside Europe. Think about European winter and holidays season and one of the first drinks that comes to mind is the Mulled or Spiced Red Wine! They also make Mulled White Wine but Red version is my drink! But for the teetotalers' out there, we got non-alcoholic version of mulled or spiced beverages to add zing to your winter. One such leader beverage is Spiced...

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TYPE: Wines
Mulled Red Wine Spiced Wine Holiday Drink

Mulled Red Wine Spiced Wine Holiday Drink

Spiced Red Wine or Mulled Red Wine is the drink for winter holiday period across Europe. Red wine slow cooked with generous addition of titillating spices makes for a divine beverage. The spiced and hot beverage, with its first sip itself, warms up your core, lights up your face and brings a smile on your face :) A perfect drink to knock the chills of winter and enjoy the holiday season evenings with friends and family! I was introduced to this delicious beverage during my first winter in London, UK, all the way back in 2002. On a freezing cold winter evening, baring the infamous chilly breeze of London, I was walking out of Sainsbury's store with my weekly shopping, just few days before Christmas. There was this caravan that was ha...

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