Spirited Cocktail Class & Challenge

Sat, December 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

The Meritage Resort and Spa

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Spirited Cocktail Class & Challenge, presented by Hennessy Saturday, December 16, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Rutherford Terrace  Refine your craft during a rare opportunity to learn from Hennessy cognac’s resident mixologist, Andrew Vano. This hands-on cocktail lesson includes four iconic recipes for you to make (and taste), each with a holiday-inspired twist. After, test your skills at our cocktail challenge for the chance to win a bottle of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège. Featured CocktailsThe Hennessy Sazerac: In 1850, Aaron Bird of the Sazerac House Bar in New Orleans created this iconic cocktail. To taste it is to taste the culture that only exists in the Big EasySidecar: The Sidecar was created in 1920 at the Ritz Hotel bar in Paris. It has become the single most iconic Cognac cocktail of the world. It is both strong and light, refreshing and brightFrench 75: The combination of Hennessy and Champagne is always delightful, they both originate from grapes, and the French 75 is a perfect example. Learn how to make this time-tested recipe with instruction from Hennessy master mixologist, Jordan BushellSecret Ingredient: End the afternoon with the chance to design your own creative cocktail. The winning mixologist will take home a bottle of Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège along with endless bragging rights  $40 per person, includes four cocktail tastings and recipe cards to take home. Please note that space is limited to 15 people.
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The Meritage Resort and Spa

Acres of sun-soaked hillside vineyards. Beautiful accommodations paired with luxurious amenities. Award-winning cuisine celebrating the finest of Napa Valley’s bounty. Indulgent spa treatments in the serenity of an underground Estate Cave. The Meritage Resort and Spa perfectly blends world-class luxury with exceptional hospitality to bring you the ultimate Napa Valley resort experience.

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