When made properly, Mimosas are a low-proof crowd-pleaser. Orange juice and sparkling wine come together in a seemingly foolproof formula that transforms eggs and toast into something celebratory. Unfortunately, like brunch, the meal they typically accompany, Mimosas can fall victim to their own popularity. They are too frequently made sloppily in massive quantities, overpowered by […]
This article is brought to you by the Prosecco DOC Consortium, the official source of all things Prosecco DOC in the United States and the host of National Prosecco Week. Mimosas are a celebration in a glass. Pairing sweet orange juice with bubbles makes any occasion feel festive. When we put Prosecco into orange juice, we […]
Brunch is a divisive issue. There are those whose social handles and hashtags herald the institution, celebrating runny yolks, cross-cut bagel sandwiches and bombastic Bloody Marys. Others decry brunch as an invention of the American leisure class, launching their own digital campaigns and countless think pieces. Among the anti-brunch crusade’s complaints are that the category […]
The holidays have come and gone, but there’s still something to celebrate this weekend: the first official brunch of the year (your hangover bagel and lox with a can of PBR in bed on January 1 doesn’t really count as brunch). With our New Year’s resolutions still fresh and functioning, how can we partake in brunch guiltlessly, […]
Mimosas are a brunch staple, and while they are delicious just the way they are, let’s be honest, it’s a bit simple and can be kinda boring. But a slight twist can take this drink from good to great in an instant, and we have just that twist, Champagne Ice Cubes!
Sparkling wine is wonderful to drink on its own, but it can be even more enjoyable as the main ingredient in a cocktail. The most important thing to remember when making a cocktail with sparkling wine as the base is that the key ingredient is good quality wine.
This past weekend, my wife and I decided to host a friend who was visiting from out of town for brunch. Heading out to brunch can be a fun experience, but more often than not I find eating brunch out to be a real pain.