It’s Mother’s Day weekend, y’all, and I think we can all agree that we should be raising ALLLLL the glasses to ALLLL the moms, amen!? Moms are the literal G L U E that holds all of humanity together. This is a fact and not up for debate. There have never been and never will be a breed of human beings quite like the mamas. So today, we have a special lil drink to help you celebrate the special mom or moms in your life — and if you are a mom yourself, this one’s for you!
Here’s what you’ll need:
3 oz Martin’s Rake Sauvignon Blanc
1/2 oz Silver Tequila
1/2 oz Ruby Red or Grapefruit Juice
1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice
3/4 oz Agave Nectar
Grapefruit slices to garnish
Salt or sugar
And Here’s how you make it:
In your shaker, combine your wine, liquor, fruit juices, and agave nectar. Then you know what to do — sh-sh-sh-shaaaake it, mama! Rim a glass with either sugar or salt, depending on your preference, and pour over ice! Voila — Mama’s Marg is ready for sipping!
And while you’re at it, may we suggest waiting on the special lady hand and foot for the rest of the day!? Unless of course you’re the special lady — then you demand the same kind of service! 😉
For real — to alllll the moms: biological moms, step-moms, foster moms, spiritual moms, or “second” moms… we appreciate you and we honor the never-ending, all consuming, unconditional love and service you thanklessly offer to the world. We know we speak for your people when we say: the world is better because you’re in it!
As always, you can find the video recipe and more details about this drink and plenty of others on our Instagram @corksandcheers!
Happy Mother’s Day!
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, y’all, and since you guys LOVED our Easter Dip It & Gift It so much, we figured we’d show you how to do it up real nice for the mama’s in your life, too!
Around here, we think moms are the real MVPs of the universe. They are truly the oil that runs this big ol’ machine called life and we are SO darn thankful for them! While we all know they’re the most hard working and incredible humans on the planet, we are also painfully aware of the fact that they are also the most overworked and underpaid workforce of the modern day — can we get an amen!? And while we could never give them what they truly deserve for their ridiculous dedication to each of us, we CAN give them wine. And chocolate. Together. And that’s not a bad place to start.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started: First, a bottle of your favorite C+C wine! We went with Myles + Moore Rosé, but any bottle will do! Once you’ve picked out your wine, you’ll need to grab some melting chocolate, press n’ seal, a basting brush, and a pot to melt your chocolate. A stove or an electric burner will also be necessary.
As you can see, the process is super simple! In a little more detail, here’s what you’ll need to do: Set your burner to med-high heat. Pour your melting chocolate into your pot and stir every minute or so until smooth. While your chocolate is melting, take your plastic wrap and wrap your bottle, leaving the top open. In this particular case, we used our delicious Rue de Pearl Rosé. Ensure that the plastic goes all the way to the bottom and wrap it underneath, so as to keep the chocolate from touching the actual bottle. Now, you’re ready to dip (or in our case, paint!) We used a silicone basting brush to essentially “paint” on the chocolate which made the process SO easy, but you can use whatever you’d like. At this point, take the basting brush in the chocolate and paint your bottle and again, leave the top clean. We went around the bottle a few times to get the chocolate nice and thick, but this is a total preference thing. You can’t really mess this up, we promise! Lastly, while the chocolate is still melted, add your sprinkles for the perfect finishing touch! After this, let your chocolate dry (about 5-10 minutes in the freezer will do the trick!) Once dry, wrap your adorable bottle in a plastic bag, tie a ribbon around the top, and RUN to your mom with it. Or your mom friends. You get the jist. Regardless — it is SO. DANG. SIMPLE! Check out the video at the end of this post to see for yourself!
However you decide to celebrate the mama’s in your life this year — can we just encourage you to make it special? Maybe that looks like bringing a second bottle of wine over for the two of you to share together. Tell her what she means to you. Remind her why there is only one amazing version of her. Show her all the ways she is nailing motherhood. But just make it special. Our moms deserve it. Our friends who are moms deserve it. And you deserve it, too, mama.
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the INCREDIBLE moms around this Corks + Cheers community. Cheers to who you are and who you’re raising. We are so thankful!