Raise a Glass
Local restaurants and wine stores reveal what holiday drinks they’ll be serving this season
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Sails American Grille
148 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton; 203-853-7245
The team at Sails can’t wait to serve their new, favorite holiday drink
The Fireside Chat
In advance, submerge one cinnamon stick in 750 ml of Gold rum (like Bacardi Gold) for 24 hours.
2 oz. cinnamon-infused rum
1 oz. Tuaca (a vanilla citrus liqueur)
2 oz. regular apple juice
Shake and serve in a chilled martini glass with a brown sugar rim.
Rowayton Wine Shop
158 Rowayton Avenue, Rowayton; 203-299-0404
Manager Michael Johnson loves either a Red Rioja like Marques de Vargas ($28.99) or the Chinon Marie Beauregard Cab Franc ($15.99) for Thanksgiving. For a Christmas meal of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, he goes for a California Cabernet like Honig Napa Cabernet ($39.99) or an Italian Barolo like the 2008 Renato Ratti Marcenasco ($51.99).