Nothing like a fancy cocktail to enjoy during prime awards season! We pulled together some delicious drink recipes from some of our fave restaurants and liquor labels to give you a treat for the upcoming SAG Awards!
We know that the SAG Award attendees will be drinking Sterling Vineyards’ Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet at the event, but what will YOU be drinking?! We put together some Hollywood-themed cocktail recipes for you to sit back, sip and enjoy while watching the show on January 29th! See some of our faves!
Combine ingredients and serve in a fancy champagne flute. Bringing Lower East Side’s Rochelle’s to La La Land!
Bittersweet Affair Created by Jacques Bezuidenhou
1.75 oz. Campari
.75 oz. Nardini Tagliatella Liqueur
.75 oz. Ransom Old Tom Gin (Aged)
.25 oz. Galliano Ristretto Liqueur
Stir ingredients and serve in an old-fashioned glass over a large ice cube.
Dolce Vita Created by Pamela Wiznitzer (Seamstress – Upper East Side)
0.75 oz. Campari
1 oz. Half and Half
0.75 oz. Creme de Cacao
0.5 oz. Raspberry eau de vie
1 spoon Raspberry Preserves
Shake and strain into a glass and garnish with shavings of dark chocolate.
The Golden Flutes
1½ parts elit Vodka
½ part Dry Vermouth
2 dashes Grapefruit Bitters
1 part Lime Juice
½ part Gomme Syrup
4-6 muddled Pineapple Wedges
2 slices Ginger (Not Muddled)
Pinch of Salt
Top off with champagne
Shake all ingredients and fine strain into a chilled Champagne flute. Top with Champagne and garnish with an edible flower.
Some Hollywood Charm
4 oz 1893 Ginger
1 ¼ oz. Bourbon
Muddle mint and bourbon in a rocks glass. Add crushed ice and top with cola. Stir and garnish with additional mint.
Truly Dazzling Sparkler
5 oz Truly Spiked & Sparkling Grapefruit & Pomelo
1/2 oz Campari
1/2 oz Cointreau
Juice from 1 lemon or orange wedge
Orange or grapefruit peel as garnish
Combine 1/2 oz Campari, 1/2 oz Cointreau and juice from a fresh lemon wedge in a rocks glass over a single large ice cube. Top off with Truly Spiked & Sparkling Grapefruit & Pomelo. Add Orange or Grapefruit wedge or twist for garnish
1 ½ parts FACUNDO NEO Rum
½ part Chareau Aloe liqueur
¼ part St George Raspberry liqueur
¼ part simple syrup
½ part lime juice
Makrut Lime Leaf for garnish
Shake all ingredients and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a makrut lime leaf.
Peachy Keen Cocktail
1 bottle Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore
3 fresh peaches, pitted and halved
½ fresh ginger, chopped
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 cups crushed ice
Place peaches, sugar, lime juice, ginger and Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore in blender. Blend at medium speed until smooth. Add ice to the blender and process.
Tequila or High Water
1 part Sauza® Signature Blue Silver Tequila
½ part lime juice
½ part simple syrup
4 parts champagne (chilled)
Add tequila, lime juice and simple syrup to an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain into glass. Top with Champagne.
Margaritas by the Sea
1 ½ cups Sauza® Signature Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ cup DeKuyper® Triple Sec Liqueur
1 cup lime juice
½ cup simple syrup
8 lime wheels
Mix all ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Serve in salt-rimmed margarita glasses garnished with lime wheels.
1 part Sauza® Gold Tequila
½ parts DeKuyper® Triple Sec Liqueur
2 parts orange juice
2 parts lime juice
2 parts agave nectar
Add all ingredients to an ice-filled shaker. Shake and strain over ice into a salt-rimmed glass. Garnish with an orange wheel.
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