The Power of Positive Drinking

The Power of Positive Drinking

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780224095679
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Cleo Rocos is an actor, producer, and writer who has spent a lifetime partying with the best of them, as a host of bon viveurs from Elizabeth Taylor to Princess Diana to Jack Nicholson would attest. She is also an international spirits judge, with her own premium brand of tequila.

Table of Contents

Aperitif: The Twelve Steps to the Liquid Side of Life 1

1 The Essential Drinks Cabinet 7

2 The Skinny on Skinny Cocktails 17

3 The Vloddy Marvellous Things about Vodka 26

4 How to Reign with Champagne 43

5 How not to Whine about Wine 69

6 How to Tuck into Tequila 86

7 How to Win with Gin 97

8 How to Avoid Risky Whisky 123

9 What They Keep Schtum about Rum 138

10 The Craic about Blue Curacao 155

11 The Perils of Party Planning 156

12 How to Remain Fresh on a Plane 164

Plus, a bonus round, because I believe a day without chocolate is a day wasted:

12a How to Remain Hot with Chocolate 188

Prehab 197

Digestif 205

The Aftermath 213

Stockists 219

About the Author 221

Acknowledgements 223

Index 224

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