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French 227 Cocktail

This take on the classic cocktail is named for 227 Ossington Ave. — the address of Man Ray Bar à Vin and La Banane. Make a batch by multiplying the ingredients by eight, then combining the gin, liqueur and lemon juice in a container.


French 75 Cocktail

If you’d like some bubbly with brunch, try a lemony, gin-infused French 75 cocktail. It’s sweet, tart and delicious.


How To Choose The Best Champagne This New Year’s Eve

Food editor Kristen Eppich demystifies Champagne with tips from an expert.  Want to know a little bit more about the bottle of Champagne you bring to your holiday party this year? I reached out to Montecito’s Heather McDougall for a lesson — and boy did she give me one! Thanks to Heather,…


Eric Vellend’s Sparkling Wine Primer

Breaking down the bubbly.


Sun Crushed Cocktail Recipe

A cool drink idea from William Yeoward.

Wayne Martin

French 75 Cocktail Recipe

A holiday drink from the Four Seasons.


Cherry Blossom Cocktail Recipe

A Japanese drink with sake and champagne.


Champagne Coffee Cocktail Recipe

A cooled cocktail for Christmas or New Year's Eve.


Tart Cherry Cocktail Recipe

A holiday drink from chef Jamie Kennedy.


Champagne & Socializing

Sabre misadventures and a delish appetizer recipe.

Black Currant

Kir Royale Cocktail Recipe

Jamieson Kerr's delicious black currant cocktail.

Jamieson Kerr

Classic Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Jamieson Kerr's classic New Year's Eve cocktail.


Non-Alcoholic Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Toasting without the alcohol.


Bellini Recipe

Sip on a refreshing raspberry drink this weekend.


Fast Food Wine Pairings

What to drink with burgers, pizza and nachos.