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Sipping on a Moscato Gimlet

April, 2013 · By Coryanne Ettiene

For some, it is all about keeping up with the Jones’s, for me it is about keeping up with tradition…. I love everything about tradition and annual celebrations, even more so when they come with the promise of simplicity. That is why I am have joined the team at Gallo Family Vineyards to celebrate the 2nd annual Moscato Day celebration with a few friends and a lucky dose of Washington sunshine.  When I helped Gallo Family Vineyards celebrate Moscato Day last year, my wine rested in ice bins and swished in tall stem glasses.  This year, the Moscato graced my favorite cocktail glasses and hosted my new ‘goto’ wine cocktail, the Moscato Gimlet.
The Moscato Gimlet (recipe courtesy of Gallo Family Vineyards)
  • 3 Ounces of Gallo Family Vineyards Moscato
  • 1 Ounce of Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 Ounce of Agave Nectar

Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker.  Shake and then strain into a glass before garnishing with a lime.  Yeilds one cocktail.

For more fabulous ideas on enjoying Moscato, join the Gallo Family on Facebook and learn more about each Moscato variety, entertaining tips and how you can join us in celebrating National Moscato Day on May 9th.  With 3 varieties of Moscato to chose from, the recipes are endless…..
For the third year in a row, Moscato remains the fastest growing wine varietal in the U.S.  To celebrate, Gallo Family Vineyards  will be hosting a virtual toast in honor of  National Moscato Day .  Raise your glass and join the #MoscatoDay Twitter party from 9-10pm EST on May 9th 2013, and follow @GalloFamily and @CoryanneEttiene on Twitter to join the conversation and learn more different ways to enjoy Moscato Wine.
Disclaimer: Thank you to Gallo Family Vineyards for including me in the promotion of your latest family tradition. As my client, Gallo Family Vineyards have compensated me for sharing my thoughts on the celebration and joining the Twitter Party.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

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