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A Red Wine Cocktail.

Red wines will put their best foot forward when poured into and sipped out of a wine glass with adequate room. A distinctly oval or egg-shaped bowl that narrows slightly at the top as opposed to a slender flute-like glass is necessary to enjoy a red wine to the fullest . The ideal red wine glass will accommodate between 10-22 ounces of liquid, allowing more room to swirl your wine and better surface area for allowing the wine to breathe a bit. On the serving note, keep in mind that most red wines are at their best when serving temperatures are between 60-65 degrees Farenheit – serve them too warm and the taste of alcohol is overly evident, serve them too cold and they will quickly veer towards bitter and more astringent on the palate.

Now with all that in mind, find urself a suitable glass and try our new apperitiff, the Crimson Dragon.


Crimson Dragon.

2 parts Claret or similar red wine
3 parts apple cider
1 part soda water.
Pour into a suitable glass, swirl and drink.
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