Category: Holiday

Port: It’s the Schist!

There are few wine regions of the world more romantic and dramatic as the Douro Valley in Portugal. The steep terraced vineyards that line the banks of the Douro River have been producing wine since before the Common Era. AS with most wine origin stories, Port’s roots reside in the monasteries of the region. The […]

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

The holidays, while festive, can add to your stress levels with the preparations of the traditional feasts, gathering of family and the pressure to make sure you do better than last year (#nolumpymashers). In addition to making sure you don’t forget the salt in this year’s green bean casserole, you want to present your guests […]

A Guide to Holiday Pairings

The holidays, while festive, can add to your stress levels with all of the preparations of the traditional feasts, gathering of family and the pressure to make sure you do better than last year (#nolumpymashers).  In addition to making sure you don’t forget the salt in this year’s green bean casserole, you want to present […]

3 Not-So-Common Saint Patrick’s Day Cocktails and a Real Kick Starter

Green clothes, pinching, green rivers, corned beef and cabbage, and green beer. These traditions have become synonymous with the celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day. But did you know that one of the traditional Irish dishes for a holiday is a type of bacon, similar to ham? Like corned beef and cabbage, what has grown into […]

Valentine Cocktails to Love

February in Indiana can mean many things like Black History Month, Groundhog Day, the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, or horrible, cold, bitter weather that… we digress. The great news is there are no broken hearts here at Big Red Liquors over the list of Valentine Cocktails we have assembled that contain ingredients which are currently […]

Unique Thanksgiving Cocktails and Treats

Thanksgiving is a great time to celebrate family, food, and to give thanks for all the blessings in our lives no matter how large or small those may be. And if you are like us, we also like to have some cocktails and tasty treats with a kick to keep the day fun and bright! […]

St. Patrick’s Cocktails

St. Patrick’s Day – it’s one of the biggest drinking holidays of the year. Fortunately for drinkers looking for festive cocktails without leaving the house, we’ve got you covered. Here are some (mostly green) recipes to help you celebrate.   Chartreuse Smash (Recipe via Saveur) Don’t sleep on Chartreuse. Its complex herbal flavor is great […]

Drinks You’ll LOVE

Whether you like it or not, love is in the air, so why not stir up a tasty cocktail to celebrate? Whether you’re hosting a party, having a romantic night with your significant other, or toasting to the single life, we’ve got a round-up of lovely libations that’ll make you feel the l-o-v-e.   The […]

Gifts for Wine Lovers

Tis’ the season of gift giving and celebration! Holiday shopping can be difficult but giving the gift of wine or wine accessories will never go out of style. Whether it’s a gift of celebratory champagne or some special item that will expand the knowledge of the oenophile in your life, these gifts are sure to […]

Crock Pot Spiked Cider

Whether you’re hosting a White Elephant Gift Party or the big family Christmas get-together, you’ll want to have something hot to drink. And when you add a bit of liquor to the mixture, well then it becomes all the merrier. After all, nothing warms the body and soul like a nice spiked hot cider in […]