Once a barren landscape of sparkling waters, diet pops, and a few select beers, the world of non-alcoholic drinking has become vibrant with new diverse options that make not drinking not only the reasonable option but also a fun one.
With Dry January cocktails like this, Seedlip puts alcohol in the back seat and flavour in the front.
Geoff Dillon, founder of Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers in Beamsville, Ontario, is always thinking 10 steps, or years, ahead. When he founded the brand in a former truck depot in 2012, he was already dreaming of making “rye whisky in Canada, not Canadian rye whisky.”
For those of us wanting a break from beer and wine but without the requisite skill to craft a delicious cocktail at home, there is hope. Enter Vancouver’s Please Bottling Co., the brand looking to shake up the RTD world with an eye toward local, seasonal flavours and a welcoming bricks-and-mortar experience.
By incorporating raspberry jam into the mélange of liquors and juice, this cocktail gains a sweetness and gentle viscosity that ingratiates itself to any palate.
Now that you can finally celebrate within six feet of another living, breathing person, it’s high time to celebrate the rise of canned wine convenience—along with Canada’s 155th birthday. NUVO has rounded up seven of the best canned wines made in the country today.
In early March, NUVO attended Courvoisier Cognac’s We Found Joy event in New York. The star cocktail of the evening—The Gala—evoked quiet summer days in Courvoisier’s home of Jarnac, France. Courvoisier has provided the recipe for The Gala so NUVO readers can enjoy a bit of Jarnac via New York at home.
While it is now possible to enjoy a delicious tequila-based cocktail at your favourite bar, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t add a few bottles to your home liquor cabinet. Here are six of the best on the market.
No matter your reason for an après-ski engagement, it might help to know what the professionals are pouring this winter. Luckily, NUVO has you covered with three après-ski drink recipes to try before ski season is over.