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Cocktails

Mint Julep

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No matter how the ponies do this weekend at the Kentucky Derby, you’ll be a winner if you make these Mint Juleps created by Mason Shaker. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Cosmopolitan Cocktail

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Feeling girly? Nothing screams “chick drink” than the Cosmopolitan. Here’s Mason Shaker’s take on the camp classic, made with fresh cranberries. (Viewing Sex in the City re-runs, totally optional.) Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2014

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Golden Ticket Cocktail

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With the lottery at 400 million, it’s tempting to try your luck even though the odds are stacked against you. But you’ll always be a winner if you mix up Mason Shaker’s tequila-based Golden Ticket cocktail. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2014

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Sundays in Venice Cocktail

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Nothing is better than relaxing on a Sunday, with a newspaper and a cocktail on a table-side cafe and watching the world go by. Unless, of course, the cafe is in Venice.  Mason Shaker mixes up a twist on the classic bellini, swapping the traditional peach nectar for fresh pears. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Bitter Manhattan Cocktail

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The boys at Mason Shaker have crafted a twist on a classic, The Bitter Manhattan, and have graciously (as Southern Gentlemen are wont to do) allowed the girls at Wine Harlots to share the recipe. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2014

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Golden Globes® Moët Golden Night Cocktail

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This Sunday marks the 71th Golden Globes® awards by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and will be broadcast on NBC. The Golden Globes are the Wine Harlots favorite awards show, because the Champagne starts flowing, and Hollywood under the influence is a sight to see. Last year, hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler created the […]

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Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s Clyde Common Egg Nog

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Egg nog is the liquid version of fruitcake. You either love it or loathe it. Wine Harlots fall into the latter category, and just contemplating a glass of egg nog makes us queasy. But if we are going to fall into the dairy dark-side of the holiday punch bowl, the nog Jeffrey Morganthaler created for […]

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Repeal Day

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 “What America needs now is a drink.” — President Franklin D. Roosevelt Today marks the 80th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution which repealed Prohibition which began thirteen years earlier by the passage of the 18th Amendment. The 18th Amendment didn’t actually outlaw the consumption of alcohol, but […]

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Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour

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To create the Rosemary Maple Bourbon Sour, Mason Shaker combines aromatic rosemary with the sweetness of bourbon and maple syrup to make a cocktail that is authentically American. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Bushwick Spice Trade Cocktail

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The Mason Shaker Bushwick Spice Trade is made for Wine Harlots. We love spicy cocktails, and pepper and ginger are favorites. Using pink peppercorns and ginger root give the drink a kick, the basil provides a fresh quality to this gin cocktail. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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