13.07.2011 11.Tammus, 5771
A refreshing summer wine cocktail sounds enticing, and there are enough wines of differing sweetness and flavors to suit all tastes.
Once cocktails were traditional, standard, and the recipes usually came out of an old book kept under the bar, with stiff pages from having so many drinks spilt on them over the years.
Today the old-fashioned barman has developed into another animal altogether.
Find a good one and you have met what is now known as a “mixologist.” These newwave barmen are like spontaneous chefs. If you arrive at the bar and say what you are looking for, they will mix you a cocktail fulfilling your wishes and probably using fresh ingredients available at that particular moment. To watch the new-style bartender in action is to enjoy a performance. It makes sitting at the bar totally worthwhile….