It’s time to ring in The New Year. Enter Iron Horse Vineyards. Iron Horse, one of California’s leading wineries in the U.S. produces prestigious wines, vintage after vintage.
Located in the Green Valley appellation within the Russian River Valley, their sparkling wines have been featured at White House functions during the last 5 Presidential terms, served for the first time at the Reagan-Gorbachev Peace Summit in 1985.
Iron Horse receives high ratings across the board:
92 Points Wine Spectator, 2008 Classic Vintage Brut
91 Points Wine Spectator, 2008 Ocean Reserve
92 Points Wine Spectator, 2008 Russian Cuvee
92 Points Wine Spectator, 2009 Wedding Cuvee
Wine & Spirits Magazine named Iron Horse “Winery of the Year” a total of nine times. And its Ocean Reserve is 100% chardonnay and has a joint venture with National Geographic. In fact: $4 a bottle goes to establish marine protected areas and reduce over fishing around the world.
Robert Whitley, Wine Columnist, Creators Syndicate and Publisher of Wine Review Online has remarked: “ I tasted Iron Horse’s Joy! It’s rich, creamy and toasty, beautifully structured, and exhibits exceptional length, very much after the fashion of a tete de cuvee from a top Champagne house. It is not only the finest sparkling wine I’ve More >
Ah, “Sweet Home Alabama.” Whether it’s the old school Lynyrd Skynyrd version or the romantic movie featuring Reese Witherspoon and Patrick Demsey (aka Mc Dreamy), one thing is for sure: Clyde May’s Whiskey is perfect for ringing in the holiday season.
Clyde May, a World War II veteran returned home to Alabama to farm the land and became a legendary moonshiner. His whiskey: a true slice of Americana. It’s home-spun, with deep southern roots dating back to 1946. Jay Liddell, National Sales Manager, Clyde May’s remarks, “Our brand attracts consumers that are interested in craft whiskey steeped in the rich tradition of the South. And it tends to be the craft beer consumer who migrates to craft whiskey.”
Entertain this holiday with a Red Carpet Drink Gift (Click here to give the Gift of Clyde May’s from River Road Wine).
It’s hand crafted in small batches from the original Alabama recipe. And is meant to be sipped and savored, though it also makes for great artisanal cocktail with aromas of caramel, fruits, toffee, butterscotch and candied orange. The finish is smooth with notes of anise and toasted oak.
Adds Liddell: “Our whiskey is a 6 year old bourbon mash with hints of green apple, cinnamon, a More >
Ah, Halle Berry and 007: Definitely a classy pair. With flair in mind, this holiday channel your inner “Bond” and pair Brooklyn Gin, Bootlegger Vodka and Lillet to create: The Vesper. Makes for a cocktail that even Sean Connery and Daniel Craig would fancy.
Kick off the season in high gear with a Red Carpet Drink made with Brooklyn Gin and Bootlegger Vodka. And entertain friends and family with a Red Carpet Drink Gift (Click here to give the Gift of Brooklyn Gin & Bootlegger Vodka, available for purchase at River Road Wine).
“The Vesper is a nostalgic libation that’s popular now; a martini made famous by James Bond,” explains Brian Facquet, Founder & Distiller of Prohibition Distillery that manufactures Bootlegger Vodka. He continues: “Our vodka is well suited for this mixed drink and compliments Brooklyn Gin.”
Bootlegger is a super-premium, gluten free, all natural vodka using 100% NY State corn. Distilled in an old firehouse in Roscoe, NY. And a winner of The NY International Spirits Competition.
In fact, Brooklyn Gin also sits well with the cocktail enthusiast because of its clean, all natural taste. It’s hand crafted using only fresh citrus peels of Persian limes, Key limes, Eureka lemons and Navel oranges,” remarks Joe More >