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In the Holiday Spirit: I’ll Drink to That!

December 6, 2016

champagne-160867In the Holiday Spirit

For many of us, the holiday season is associated with eating and entertaining, celebrating with friends and family and going to parties. RRC Library’s “In the Holiday Spirit” series showcases resources from our collection that support the season’s festivities. This post is for those who enjoy drinking to the occasion.

I’ll Drink to That!


From French wines, single malt whiskies, and Cuban rums to Belgian beers, English ciders, and classic cocktails, this is a sumptuously illustrated one-stop reference to the world’s best alcoholic drinks.





The modern mixologist : contemporary classic cocktailsmodern-mixologist

A cocktail guide for the 21st century, complete with 60 recipes for new and classic drinks. Full-color photography throughout, with tips on ingredients, barware, and technique.





what-to-drink-with-what-you-eatWhat to drink with what you eat : the definitive guide to pairing food with wine, beer, spirits, coffee, tea– even water– based on expert advice from Americas best sommeliers

The most comprehensive guide to matching food and drink ever compiled–complete with practical advice from the best wine stewards and chefs in America. 70 full-color photos.



ultimate-beerUltimate beer

Written for the novice as well as the connoisseur, “UltimateBeer” elevates the beverage to the lofty status of wine and cigars. It is a complete guide to every aspect of beer, including how to find the right beer for every occasion.




everyday-guide-to-wineEveryday guide to wine (DVD)

Whether you’re a novice looking to master the basics, an enthusiast who tours vineyards, or something in between, there’s no better way to learn about wine than from wine expert Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, who has an authoritative knowledge of wine in all its glorious breadth and depth.





how-to-pair-wineHow to pair wine : an expert’s guide, featuring recipes, tips and insights for home dining (e-book)

A companion piece and recipe book to teach readers how to pair the perfect wine with a variety of delicious, unique dishes. RRC network log in required.



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