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Guest Post: Fine Wine & Good Spirits at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Are you attending the Philadelphia Flower Show this year? Be sure to stop by and visit the Fine Wine & Good Spirits tasting tables to sample unique and delicious wine and spirits from all over the world.

This year there will be 30 tables with 126 wines and spirits available for sampling throughout the week. Guests can visit the on-site store next to the tasting area to purchase their favorite selections. Visitors will have the chance to meet the following special guests:

The full list of tasting times are available here, and tickets can be purchased at www.theflowershow.com.

Welcome the Flower Shower and thoughts of warmer weather with these garden-inspired cocktail recipes:

Garden Gin & Tonic

Garden Gin & Tonic

Garden Gin & Tonic

  • 1½ oz. gin

  • 3 dashes elderflower or maraschino liqueur

  • 3 dashes celery bitters

  • 1 slice cucumber

  • 1 lime wedge

  • 4 or 5 mint leaves

  • tonic water

Add first six ingredients to a tall glass with ice; stir and top with tonic water

Dragon Berry Basil Mojito

Dragonberry Basil Mojito

Dragon Berry Basil Mojito

  • 4-6 fresh basil leaves

  • fresh strawberry

  • ¾ oz. lime juice

  • ¾ oz. simple syrup

  • 1½ oz. Bacardi

  • Dragon Berry Rum

  • Seltzer

Muddle basil leaves, fresh strawberry, lime juice and simple sugar in a rocks glass. Fill the glass with ice; add the Dragon Berry rum. Top with seltzer and stir.

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2 thoughts on “Guest Post: Fine Wine & Good Spirits at the Philadelphia Flower Show

    • I hear you and you’re so very welcome. I am expecting a “snow day” tomorrow so I may be having a tipple or two tonight. Thanks for commenting!

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