Category Archives: Wine & Drink

Wine and spirit reviews, cocktail recipes, and more. Channel your inner wine lover or mixologist and join The Johan for a boozy adventure.

Strange infusions: Mojito-infused Rum!

Mojito infusion

Tina, I’m a genius! I’ve just had the best idea ever, I said one day. “What is it this time, Johan?” she probably though when I texted her the fifth or so time that day with another food or drink related idea I’d come up with. “I think we should get hold of a good […]

Danish classics: Kryddersnaps – DIY infused spirits!

herbal schnapps

There’s been a lot of talk about herbs on this site over the last couple weeks. It’s permissible, it’s herb season, it’s all good. But by now, some of you may well wondering: “hey, what was all this talk about alcohol in an earlier post? Johan, when are you going to use your powers for […]

Tasting wine: Adegas Morgadío – 2011 Morgadío (Spanish White)

Morgadío

Well, that’s a boring choice, my wine guy said as I plucked a bottle of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from his shelves for my Saturday night dinner. “Why don’t you try something new? Something.. Spanish?“ I’m not usually one to be told what to do, especially not when it comes to purchases, but I do love a […]

Mojito Sorbet: the ultimate boozy dessert?

mojito sorbet

In this post, I propose to tell you how I, entirely by accident, came up with my most popular and requested original dessert to date: the Mojito Sorbet! Before I move on, though, I want to say a few words in defense of the noble, terribly abused and often misunderstood drink that is the Cuban […]