Cocktail Monday – Brosecco

By / Wine + Drinks / January 23rd, 2012 / 1

Adapted from a recipe developed by Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery of St. Catharines, Ontario. The reference here, of course, is to the proprietors of Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery. The brothers – Matthew, Daniel and Paul Speck – promote their family history by way of a lengthy bio on their website and via their wine, naming their products after the family in one way or another. It is, by rights, an impressive history going all the way back to the late 1700s in the Niagara region. That’s pretty impressive for a 144 year country. Of course, they weren’t winemakers back then, but they must have had the art of wine-, beer- and spirit-making in their blood even then. The family ran a tavern and inn that still stands to this day. Looking for an interesting way to pass a vacation? Follow the trail of history through this part of Ontario.



1/2 oz Riesling Icewine
1 oz Sibling Rivalry White
3 oz sparkling wine

Stir all together and serve in a tall flute.


Rosemary Mantini has always loved words. When she isn't working as the Associate Editor at Tidings Magazine, she's helping others achieve their writing dreams, and sometimes she even relaxes with a good book and a glass of wine.

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