Because of the holidays.
Because of family.
Because of people.
3oz cranberry juice
2oz Peppermint Vodka
2oz dry white wine (I prefer Sauvignon Blanc or Dry Riesling)
Sugar for glass
Cranberries for garnish
Fill shaker with ice about three-fourths. Add cranberry juice, vodka, and wine. Shake.
On a two plates, pour a bit of cranberry juice on it, sugar on the other. Rim the martini glass with sugar.
Pour into the glass. Garnish with fresh cranberries.
Tart but sweet. Refreshing.
And after a couple, you won’t be bothered by 2nd cousin Joe and his excessive need to share in great detail his colonoscopy at the dinner table.