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The Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger has long been regarded as the medicinal root with an excellent taste. From decadent sweets and treats to drinks ranging from hot to cold, ginger has made its place in the food and beverage world.

To celebrate ginger and how it soothes us in the winter, the Ginger Spice Spritz cocktail is not only a perfect way to activate 10 essential benefits, but combined with Inniskillin Riesling and a touch of pear, this cocktail just may make your night a little sweeter.

Ginger Spice Spritz

  • 4 pieces fresh ginger
  • 2 oz Inniskillin Riesling
  • 1.5 oz pear nectar (muddled fresh pears or pre-made peach juice; can substitute apple cider as well)
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Dust with nutmeg

Glassware: Rocks Glass over ice

Garnish: Pear slice

Preparation: In the mixing glass muddle ginger, add remaining ingredients, add ice, shake, strain over fresh ice into a highball glass and garnish.

While creating this drink, check out the video highlighting the top 10 benefits of ginger and stay healthy this New Year!

Don't forget to find Inniskillin Riesling at www.inniskillin.com - Meet you there.

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