wine

Infographic: Beer Versus Wine, Oktoberfest Edition

Infographic: Beer Versus Wine, Oktoberfest Edition

Just because most of Ladybud’s readers and writers would rather unwind with a spliff at the end of a hard day doesn’t mean that we can’t appreciate a good glass of wine or a well-crafted beer as well. Considering that it’s Oktoberfest, the traditional harvest celebration where the bounty of the earth is celebrated via […]

Recipe: Hot Mulled Wine with Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Recipe: Hot Mulled Wine with Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

With spring right around the corner, I’m taking advantage of the last “wintery” activities I can. But when I want to spice it up and go one notch farther than sipping on a hot cocoa, I spend an evening making a huge batch of sweet and spicy mulled wine. Parallel to the classic hot toddy, […]

MIXOLOGY: Fruity Serrano White Sangria Spritzer

MIXOLOGY: Fruity Serrano White Sangria Spritzer

 San.gri.a (n.) History: Originating in Spain, sangria is a cold drink that can consist of either red or white wine and many variations of fruits, liqueurs, mixers, and garnishes. Etymology of the word sangria comes from the Spanish word sangre, literally meaning “blood” or “bleeding,” and is named so for its deep red color. Traditionally, sangria […]