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Christmas Cocktails for the holidays with The Wine Ladies and the BSO

We are in the midst of the holiday season now with still lots of partying and entertaining going on, last week we talked about holiday wines so this week we thought we’d shake things up a little, and we mean….literally and explore the world of the holiday cocktail. From the traditional “Hot Toddy” to the romantic “Fireside cocktail” to the racy Reckless Rum Martini, we had a great TV show with lots of spirits, liqueurs and showmanship. Taking a break from the grape we’re into the HARDER stuff! Cocktails! This week, we welcomed to The Wine Ladies TV and he worked his magic, creating fabulous holiday cocktails, offering up tips on “stocking your bar just” for the perfect party, Jim Shaw also known as The Wine God is an instructor at the career college Bartending School of Ontario otherwise known as the BSO, voted as Ontario’s , #1 bartending school, 6 years in a row. Thank-you Jim for these wonderful, delicious and stunning cocktails for the holidays! Happy Holidays everyone. And please remember don’t drink and drive! wonderful, delicious and stunning cocktails for the holidays!

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Jim Shaw of the Bartending School of Ontario. Christmas Cocktail: The Mistletoe (vs#1 & vs#2) Glass: Martini Type: Shaken Drink Ingredients: 1 oz Pomegranate Liqueur 2 oz Bar Mix ( Lime Ade) Juice of Lemon Wedge Or 1 oz Lime Vodka 2 oz Pomegranate Juice Juice of Lemon Wedge Theme: This colourful and equally refreshing cocktail will be garnished with a cherry wrapped with a small sprig of mint ( resembling a Mistletoe) Enjoy! be garnished with a cherry wrapped with a small sprig of mint ( resembling a Mistletoe)



The Mistletoe Martini Christmas Cocktail: Stocking Stuffer Glass: Test Tube Type: Layered Drink Ingredients: Equal Portions: Grenadine/White Cacao/Green Menthe/Cherry Brandy/Vodka/Small Lime Wedge Theme: This 6 tier shooter which colors from Red-White-Green-Red-White-Green and flavours of Pomegranate-Chocolates-Mint-Cherry-Cut of Vodka and Lime encompasses all the colors and flavours of Christmas. Real nice! Vodka and Lime encompasses all the colors and flavours of Christmas. Real nice!

Stocking Stuffer shooter Christmas Cocktail: Fireside Glass: Clear Mug Type: Built Drink Ingredients: 1 oz Sambuca Hot Chocolate Powder Boling Water Whip Cream Colored Sprinkles Theme: Your sitting by the fireplace having just finished a medium bodied dinner. Perhaps wrapped in a throw, sipping this deliciously warming smooth licorice chocolate 


Fireside Christmas Cocktail: Hot Toddy (Classic) Glass: Clear Zombie Type: Built Drink Ingredients: 1 oz Brandy or Dark Rum Muddled Limes/Lemons & Bitters Hot Water Liquid Honey 1/8 tsp Butter/Cinnamon Stick Theme: This old classic good for what ails you beverage will wipe away any winter cold and flu symptoms. Now that feels good!

 About The Wine Ladies The Wine Ladies, Georgia and Susanne founded by entrepreneur sister team in 2003, take life one sip at a time as they share the splendour of food and wine for all and the wonderful lifestyle it entails. Regular national TV personalities, columnists and hosts of their own weekly TV and radio show about wine, food and lifestyle these ladies share their passion and live life to the fullest and without hesitation. Their motto “everything in life somehow comes back to the vine” keeps their audiences entertained and informed. Contact them at TheWineLadies.Com. Watch them every Wednesday at 2:30-3:30 pm LIVE on ThatChannel or for all their archived shows visit them at The Wine Ladies TV Show.


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