Wine Cocktails: 50 Stylish Sippers That Show Off Your Reds, Whites, and Roses [NOOK Book]

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A.J. RATHBUNwants wine lovers to mix it up—with juice, herbs, liqueurs, spirits, spices, even ginger ale. Unthinkable? Au contraire; there’s actually a long tradition of classic drinks made with wine, and A.J. believes it’s high time we gave wine cocktails their due. With his signature wit and flair, he explores the delicious art of mixing wine cocktails and shows readers how easy it is to enjoy a favorite wine in a whole new way. There’s never been a better time to discover the wide world of wine cocktails: ...
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Wine Cocktails: 50 Stylish Sippers That Show Off Your Reds, Whites, and Roses

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Overview

A.J. RATHBUNwants wine lovers to mix it up—with juice, herbs, liqueurs, spirits, spices, even ginger ale. Unthinkable? Au contraire; there’s actually a long tradition of classic drinks made with wine, and A.J. believes it’s high time we gave wine cocktails their due. With his signature wit and flair, he explores the delicious art of mixing wine cocktails and shows readers how easy it is to enjoy a favorite wine in a whole new way. There’s never been a better time to discover the wide world of wine cocktails: There are more varieties and varietals of wine available than ever before, and the number of liquors, liqueurs, and other mixers in the marketplace seems to multiply daily. Put these two elements together, and the possibilities are nearly endless.
Classic wine-based crowd-pleasers such as Sangria and Mimosas are here, as well as more exotic and lesserknown concoctions like the Sake’d Saint and the Champagne Bowler. Four recipe chapters cover reds and rosés, white wines, sparkling wines, and after-dinner treats. With a thorough introduction filled with cocktailmaking tips and gorgeous color photos throughout, Wine Cocktails is sure to broaden anyone’s thinking about wine and please even the most skeptical oenophile.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558326057
  • Publisher: Harvard Common Press, The
  • Publication date: 3/17/2009
  • Series: 50 Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

A. J. Rathbun is a freelance food and entertaining writer and the author of Champagne Cocktails, Wine Cocktails, Dark Spirits, Luscious Liqueurs, Party Drinks!, and the International Association of Culinary Professionals Award-winning Good Spirits. Rathbun earned his MFA in creative writing from Western Michigan University, and has worked variously as a buyer for Amazon.com, an usher at the Art Institute of Chicago, a rock band roadie, an envelope stuffer, a marketing assistant, the director of the Poetry After Hours program at the Seattle Art Museum, an online editor, a waiter, and of course, a bartender. In addition to his cookbooks, Rathbun is the editor of In Their Cups and the author of Want, two poetry collections. Rathbun has been a guest, talking about drinks, food, entertaining, and kitchen products, on numerous radio shows, including Martha Stewart's Everyday Food satellite radio program and USA Radio, has done interviews with a variety of publications, including the Seattle Times, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and the Arizona Republic, and has contributed to the magazines Every Day with Rachael Ray and Wine Enthusiast, among others. He is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Museum of the American Cocktail. He teaches cocktail classes at the cooking school Dish It Up, one of which was recently profiled in the magazine Traditional Homes. Rathbun lives in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about him and his books, and to read his blog, Spiked Punch, and check out a few of his drink-making videos, visit his website at www.ajrathbun.com. 
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  • Posted August 22, 2009

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    This book will make you want to DANCE

    ... or is it the contents?

    Had the pleasure of attending a demonstration from the author, not only is the book fantastic, it is nice to see the joy from A.J. and the attendees.

    You don't know what you are missing. Get some dancing lessons.

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