The Sipping Point Radio – 3/17: Mad Men Cocktails

The Sipping Point Radio – 3/17: Mad Men Cocktails


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Sips of the Week

Doug Atwell, Managing partner, RYE Bar.  Rye whiskey was the preeminent distilled spirit in Maryland before Prohibition. It was nationally known and revered as the cornerstone for such classic cocktails as the Manhattan and the Old Fashioned. Our state’s proud history of rye, once the great drink of Maryland, is worthy of remembrance and celebration. Cocktails:  Traditional Manhattan  All “The Sips of the Week” are available at Wells Discount Liquors in Baltimore check them out at

Wine Sandwich

Judy Gelman, co-author of the Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook joined us with some great ideas on how to create a Mad Men Premiere party. Judy Gelman is also the co-author of The Book Club Cookbook: Recipes and Food for Thought from Your Book Club’s Favorite Books and Authors (Penguin, 2004), the first cookbook designed for book discussion groups. Check her out at and

Wine and Dine with Laurie & Michael:

In partnership with Crystal Cruises and French Wine Explorers, Michael and I will be hosting a group during the Romancing the Riviera Cruise July 25-August 6, 2012 on board the breathtaking Crystal Serenity. We’ll sail our way from Lisbon to Rome with stops in Lisbon, Gibraltar, Barcelona Palomos, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Florence and Rome. Along the way we’ll have exclusive activities for our group that center on our shared love of food and wine. Crystal Cruises is now an all inclusive cruise ship which means your fare includes everything–food, wine, cabin and YES, wine and alcohol are included!! Learn more by clicking here

Special thanks to Wells Discount Liquors, Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis, Crystal Cruises, The Cavit Collection, J Brown Jewelers and Santa Rita Winery.