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No. 7: May/June 2007



Summer Drinks: Farmers Market Cocktails

Seasonal fruits and herbs are what summer is all about.

RECIPE: Drinko de Gallo


Portal to Portugal
Port is still tops, but Portugal’s other wines are inching toward the spotlight.

Operation Sublime Cuppa

Eight coffee scenes to watch.


Syrah in the City READ »
Urban winemakers set up shop in the industrial parks of San Francisco’s East Bay.


Not Your Daddy’s Lager—But Grandpa Would Approve READ »
Crisp, cool lawnmower beers are getting a makeover, pre-Prohibition style.



Uncorked Drink news you can use.


Dr. Cocktail Rediscovering vintage drinks with Ted Haigh READ »


Distilled Your questions, expert answers. Ask your own question to our drink experts here.


Taste-Test Bloody mary mixes: the good, the bad and the ugly.


Gear In search of the perfect coffee grinder.


Elements Cachaça is a party in your glass. READ »


Characters Jeff Berry burns a torch for a rum-soaked chapter of Americana.


Real Deal The low-down on community wine storage.


Style Getting crafty with beer cozies.


Mix It Up Make your own bitters.


Scene Scout Where to go now, from Brix Wine Merchant in Atlanta to        
the Great Divide Tap Room in Denver.


Cravings Welcome spring with strawberry-prosecco sorbet.


Quench Would the real Dr Pepper please stand up?



Cocktails Mint Julep, Gin Rickey, Caipirinha, La Playa, Passionfruit Caipirinha, Luau Grog, Drinko de Gallo, Blueberry Flip, Lychee Lemongrass Fizz, Raspberry Gin Fizz, The Celestial, Cucumber Smash, Café Beirao, Portonic, Hess' Black Feather

Alcohol-Free Ginger-Peach Limeade


Food Strawberry-Prosecco Sorbet


How-to Bitters