Do you want to look like the much more serious brunch-time drinker that you are? Are you looking for the perfect cocktail for before, during and after your scrambled eggs and bacon? Then the French ‘75 is the ideal classic cocktail you need to rediscover again and again. The combination of gin, lemon juice, and […]

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Want to feel decadent and give off an arty, dangerous aura? Want a “dangerous” way to beat the summer heat? Want to succumb to the green fairy? What could be more decadent and arty, at the same time, than absinthe and Champagne? But a few-too-many Deaths in the Afternoon can still end your day pretty […]



The Most Ladylike Cocktail of All Time! I was introduced to the delicious cocktail by my sophisticated Swiss friends as soon as I set foot in Geneva – I had just reached legal drinking age and I immediately became a Kir / Kir Royal addict! At apéritif time, Kir was our drink of choice and on […]

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The Mimosa

How can anyone dislike an excuse to drink champagne in the morning? The mimosa is just about the most virtuous cocktail we know; nothing wicked about orange juice and the dainty effervescence of champagne. It’s fresh, it’s tasty and – let’s face it – you can continue drinking till lunch! The roots A Mimosa is […]

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The Bellini

Bellinis make the ideal welcome cocktail! Let’s say you’re hosting a summer fiesta. You want your guests to waltz into the house and find something more than chilled beer bottles. The problem? Well-made cocktails can cause party gridlock. Mixology doesn’t mix well with the flow of conversation. So here’s a solution: Bellinis. People like to […]

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