RHUBARB tea ORGANIC SPIRIT-80 PROOF KNOCKOUT

    RHUBARB tea ORGANIC SPIRIT-80 PROOF KNOCKOUT By Michael Hepworth Hollywood, CA(Spiritsman)6/23/12/—Yes you heard it right; Rhubarb tea is a new spirit on the market produced by Art in the Age Craft Spirits, a Philadelphia outfit. The 80 proof spirit is apparently well grounded in Philadelphia, with Benjamin Franklin being the first person to […]

LAETITIA WINES AND SMALL LOT PINOT NOIR

  By Michael Hepworth Hollywood,CA(Spiritsman)6/18/12/—The Laetitia vineyards 2010 Pinot Noir was harvested in October 2010 in what has been described as one of the coolest years on record. The winery realized that the vintage was going to be special so they did some aggressive fruit drops which was helped by a heatwave that lasted a […]

Celebrate Summer Solstice with these summer-inspired cocktails

Micheal Hepworth Hollywood, CA(Spiritsman)6/16/12/—The Summer Solstice is soon approaching and with it marks the official start of summer! I wanted to see if you and your readers would be interested in creating a series of summer cocktails inspired by this celestial event. This June 20th—day of the Summer Solstice—night can wait. Just like the sun, […]

Happy Summer! Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipes

Michael Hepworth Hollywood, CA(Spiritsman)6/16/12/—It’s time for pool parties and outdoor evening get-togethers – which wouldn’t be complete without some fun cocktails. We’ve got some recipe ideas that will keep you refreshed and satisfied without sacrificing your waistline! Did you know that one regular Margarita is over 600 calories per serving? No thank you! Using Cascade […]

PARTIDA MARGARITA A SOCIETY TASTE SENSATION

Michael Hepworth                         By Bonnie Carroll Montecito, CA(Spiritsman)6/11/12/—Among the guests at the recent Taste of the Nation Fundraising Event in Montecito to support Santa Barbara Food Bank and Meals on Wheels was Richard Mineards, society columnist for the Montecito Journal, who just adored the […]

DIVINO TUSCANY FINALE AT IL PALAGIO

Michael Hepworth By Bonnie Carroll Florence(Spiritsman)6/7/12/—The 4-day celebration of Divino Tuscany, a 4-day was event featuring the region’s wines, food and culture took place in Florence last month, and wrapped up with a traditional Tuscan BBQ hosted by Sting surprised guests with his rendition of An Englishman in New York, performed as a duet with […]

MARTIN MILLER’S GIN-SECRET IS IN THE DISTILLING

  THE DUTCH INVENTED IT THE ENGLISH REFINED IT THE YANKS GLAMOURISED IT Michael Hepworth   Hollywood, CA(Spirtisman)6/4/12/—Martin Miller’s Gin is a classy product fit for connoisseurs that has won awards on a consistent basis since 2003 that includes 3 times consecutive winner of double golds in the San Francisco Sprits Competition (2006-8). The gin […]