The winter season is the perfect time to prepare a warm beverage and enjoy it in front of a roaring fire. There two recipes include Finger Lakes wine and are sure to take the chill away.
Finger Lakes Wine Country Eggnog
1 3/4 oz Finger Lakes ruby port
1 3/4 oz Finger Lakes red wine
3 1/2 oz milk
3/4 oz cream
1/2 tsp powdered sugar
1 egg yolk
1 pinch nutmeg
Shake well over ice cubes in a shaker, and strain into a large highball glass over ice cubes. Sprinkle with nutmeg, and serve. Serve in a highball glass.
Rosemary & Riesling Mulled Wine
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbsp rosemary
1/4 cup honey
2 bottles Finger Lakes Riesling
Simmer (but not boil) the water, sugar, rosemary, and honey for 10 minutes. Add in the wine. Peel the lemons and add in the peels. Let sit for a length of time to seep in the flavors, without boiling. Strain out the larger bits and serve warm.