Summer Plum Smash Cocktail

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The Summer Plum Smash cocktail from Mason Shaker blends gin and plum liqueur with fresh plums and thyme to create a sophisticated summer libation. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Strawberry Rhubarb Fizz Cocktail

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Mason Shaker has the perfect tall cocktail to kick of the summer season. The Strawberry Rhubarb Fizz is tangy, and sweet with a kick of vodka and is destined to be a summer garden party staple, perfect for the first strawberries of the season. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Bush Basil Booster Cocktail

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The Mason Shaker boys created The Bush Basil Booster as a non-alcoholic beverage, but Wine Harlots say add a shot of vodka, and it’s a perfect apertif. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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Lilac Bloom Cocktail

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The non alcoholic Lilac Bloom from Mason Shaker is an elegant and unusual cocktail for teatotalers at a spring garden party. Photo credit: Joshua Williams ©2013

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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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The Boneyard Skins 2012

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“The earth is mostly just a boneyard. But pretty in the sunlight.” ― Larry McMurtry The Boneyard Skins is pretty awesome. Indescribable, but awesome. Here’s the tasting notes from the winemaker, “Simply put this is a wine of incredible intellect and excitement. While many people are going to dig this wine it will blow the […]

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San Diego International Wine Show

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In San Diego this weekend? Need plans? Do what the Wine Harlots are doing, attending the San Diego International Wine Show at the Del Mar Fairground Paddock, April 26-27 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. The ticket prices are $55 USD per day, $80 for both days with advance purchase, or $65 at the door. […]

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Rey Santo Verdejo 2013

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“She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor; “Winter is dead.” ― A.A. Milne When We Were Very Young Raise a glass to surviving winter and welcome the warmth of spring the sunlight of summer. Open a bottle of Rey Santo Verdejo and pour out liquid sunshine. Bright […]

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Masút Pinot Noir 2012

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“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir Masút is a tribal word for “rich, dark earth.”  The inaugural vintage of Masút from brothers Ben and Jake Fetzer is like being enveloped in a rain forest. It’s rich dark cherries wrapped by dusky earthiness — elegant and primal simultaneously. […]

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Jean-Luc Colombo Cape Bleue Rosé 2013

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“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.” ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast Don’t get caught up in the chase for the shiny new cult wines. The hunt for the “best” is an fruitless quest; Ego Wines […]

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