Grey Goose Punch Series: Miami

A refreshing, spicy cocktail complements the beautiful shores of South Beach

Advertorial content: Bringing together interesting tastemakers in cities across the US for its Grey Goose Punch Series, the vodka brand has created four films offering tips on mixing up both perfect cocktails and an unforgettable party ambience. From chef Jon Shook’s communal menu to go with the West Hollywood Punch in LA to Chicago mixologist Revae Schneider and chef John Wayne Formica’s farm-to-table cuisine complimented …

Mariposa Agave Nectar

LA bartender Matt Biancaniello whips up a sweet summer cocktail with a new liqueur

From Heaven Hill Distilleries, makers of Elijah Craig whiskey and Rittenhouse Straight Rye, comes Mariposa, the first agave nectar liqueur on the market. Mariposa, which is concocted from 100% agave tequila and premium vodka, is named for the Spanish word for butterfly, paying tribute to the Monarch species indigenous to the Tequila region of Mexico. With an aroma of gardenias and rose oil, the liqueur …

Reyka Vodka

Iceland's small-batch spirit distilled over lava rocks

Only a handful of components are necessary for making Reyka vodka: a grain spirit made from quality wheat and barley, water, geothermal energy, lava rock filtration and a custom-crafted, copper Carter-Head still. The incredibly smooth spirit is the upshot of Iceland’s pristine environment, which affords the distillery an extremely pure brewing process. We recently had the chance to meet with Reyka’s master distiller Kristmar Olafsson …