We’re Toasting: Halloween Cocktails and Brews on The Broadcast

This morning I shared a few fun cocktails and haunting wines on The Broadcast.  Here are the recipes that Suzie and I mixed up:

Witches Brew
2 oz. Midori
1 oz. SKYY or other vodka
1/2 oz. Cointreau or other triple sec
1/2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
3 Strawberries
Directions: Muddle strawberries and lemon juice. Shake all ingredients except Midori. Pour Midori into a martini glass. Layer vodka mixture on top.

Pumpkin Spice Margarita 
2 parts Cruz Reposado Tequila – new tequila owned by Trinchero (owners of Napa Cellars, Trinchero, Folie a Deux) just got into Tequila with Cruz – 100% blue agave created by 3 Arizona State Grads w/ deep roots in Mexico, each bottle hand signed and made from recycled glass…very clean, easy sipping and fresh
1 part Pumpkin Spice Liqueur
2 parts Half and Half
Cinnamon Sugar
Directions: Combine Cruz Reposado, pumpkin spice liqueur and half and half in shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass over ice cinnamon sugar rim.

Pumpkin Harvest Moon
1 1/2 ounces SNAP Art in the Age Liqueur or SKYY Infusions Ginger Vodka
4 ounces Pumpkin Cider or apple cider
Splash club soda
Garnish with fresh apple slices
Directions: Add ingredients to an ice filled Collins glass, stir and enjoy.

Both wines available via the winery website –

Valley of the Moon Blend 41

Ravenswood Besiged Blend