Magazine article USA TODAY

Sipping the Light Fantastic

Magazine article USA TODAY

Sipping the Light Fantastic

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Whether you're hosting a celebration or just like to relax with a cocktail in the evening, with a selection of quality liquor on hand, you'll be prepared for whatever occasion arises.

Always fans of traditional martinis, we've been a little slow to accept that any drink served in the customary glass can be called a martini. We've changed our tune a bit when we started using Bombay Sapphire with our favorite juices and liqueurs. Ten botanicals from around the world, including almonds and lemon peel from Spain, coriander seeds from Morocco, and juniper berries and orris (iris root) from Italy, are combined in a delicate infusion procedure with the spirit while it is in vapor form--resulting in a classic dry gin that is incomparably smooth, nuanced, and flavorful. In one of our new favorite drinks, we mix the gin with fresh pineapple juice and a drizzle of premium raspberry liqueur to make a Sapphire Festive Martini.

When unexpected company drops by, we find margaritas a crowd pleaser. We start with Corzo Silver Tequila, made from the finest Tequilana Weber blue agave cultivated in the Los Altos region of Mexico. This exceptionally elegant and flavorful tequila has notes of citrus and vanilla is perfect for sipping or combining with high quality mixers. …

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