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FLX Verjooz Vinojitos

By on May 12, 2014 in Beverages | 222 comments

FLX Verjooz Vinojito 2014-05-12 14:11:53 If you like mojitos you will adore this local version. That'z refreshing! Write a review Save Recipe Print Ingredients Bottle of Verjooz Fresh Mint Sugar Your Favorite Local White Wine Club Soda Ice Instructions Make a Pitcher of Vinojitos: Muddle 2 cups crushed ice with 1/2 cup fresh mint, add 1 cup simple syrup (see recipe below), 1/2 cup of Verjooz, 1 bottle of your favorite Finger Lakes White Wine, and top off with club soda. Pour into glasses over ice and serve. ENJOY!! Notes Make a Verjooz-Mint Simple Syrup: 2 cups sugar, 1 cup water, 1 cup Verjooz, 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves. Bring sugar and liquids to a boil, remove from heat, stir in mint and let steep for 30 minutes. Strain and refrigerate. Verjooz...

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Thank you for being a part of the Edible Finger Lakes family!

By on May 8, 2014 in Beverages | 1,689 comments

“Living in Finger Lakes wine country has a few significant side effects, and we’re not talking about the hangovers. Grape pies and grape seed oil are two treats you’ll find around these here parts. You can also buy verjuice, or unripe grape juice, thanks to Tina and Eric Hazlitt of Sawmill Creek Vineyards and Finger Lakes Food Company, who have been bottling Verjooz since 2009. Amelia Sauter quizzed Tina Hazlitt on the culinary implications of a local Verjooz.” Click out the article in the Edible Finger Lakes Magazine article in a printable PDF —> Verjooz  “juice that packs a punch” – BY AMELIA...

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