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Boozy Peach Melba

Ingredients 2 cups water 1/2 cup sugar 3 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 medium peach, peeled and halved 2 tablespoons seedless raspberry jam Vanilla ice cream Whipped cream for topping (optional) Your choice of fruit flavoured liqueur Directions In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Stir in lemon … Continue reading Boozy Peach Melba

Bourbon Shortbread

Ingredients: 2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter* 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 vanilla bean, seeded 2 1/4 cups (280 grams) all-purpose flour** 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup bourbon icing sugar (optional) Directions: Brown butter: Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until butter solids (the … Continue reading Bourbon Shortbread

6 Best Winter Wines To Keep You Cozy

1. CHARDONNAY Great news, Chardonnay lovers – Now is the time to whip out a bottle of oaked Chardonnay. Full-bodied and complex, Chardonnay is known for its ripe fruit notes of melon and pineapple. This time of year, Chardonnay is perfect alongside baked halibut, creamy pasta, and corn chowder. Wine Butler’s Australian Style Chardonnay is a true reflection of … Continue reading 6 Best Winter Wines To Keep You Cozy

2022 Wine Butler Limited Release Wines

Every year we feature 4 extraordinary wines available the beginning of the year. Comparable wines at the LCBO would retail for over $35 per bottle… We secure only a small amount and they are yours first-come-first served. Batches come in 14 bottles and we have priced these wines to sell in our EXCEPTIONAL CATEGORY. $78.00 … Continue reading 2022 Wine Butler Limited Release Wines

Boozy Hot Cocoa

Ingredients 1 cup milk 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 Tbsp sugar salt 1 Tsp vanilla extract 1.5 oz Your Choice of Spirit Whipped Cream or marshmallows Instructions In a saucepan, heat milk gently over medium heat. When the milk starts to steam, add cocoa powder and stir until completely incorporated. Add sugar, salt and vanilla extract, and stir. Pour your … Continue reading Boozy Hot Cocoa

New Year’s Eve Champagne

 A delicious New Year’s Eve Berry Champagne Punch loaded with blackberry brandy, Chambord, lemon-lime soda, champagne and lots of berries for a drink that’s perfect for your NYE party! Ingredients 1 cup blackberry brandy 1/2 cup raspberry liqueur 2 cups lemon-lime soda 2 (750 ml) bottles Pink Champagne 2 cups frozen berries Instructions Combine brandy, Chamboard, soda, and champagne … Continue reading New Year’s Eve Champagne

Holiday Sangria

Please the adults on Christmas Day with this festive twist on classic sangria. Ingredients 3 limes 750ml bottle dry white wine, chilled 1/4 cup brandy 1/3 cup sugar 1 small apple, thinly sliced 125g raspberries 3 cups ice cubes 2 cups chilled club soda or soda water Directions Step 1 Juice 2 limes (you’ll need 2 … Continue reading Holiday Sangria