It’s time to spring clean those Martini glasses, invite some friends over, and serve up some classic drinks.
was made famous at New York’s Rainbow Room bar, which makes it right for for Britain’s summer mix of sunshine and showers. Whatever the weather, the Cosmopolitan’s combination of vodka, orange liqueur and cranberry juice will brighten any glass.
Come the weekend (and the warmer weather) it’s time to get grilling – with some cool cocktails on the side. A Mojito
is ideal; you can muddle and stir as you baste and turn.
It’s also a rite of spring to sunbathe when the sun is barely out. So grab a bottle of Gordon’s gin, some tonic and elderflower cordial – plus a raincoat – and head for the nearest green space. There’s nothing quite like enjoying an Elderflower Gin and Tonic
over ice while dodging the April showers.
Paris is great in the springtime, as the song goes, but you don’t need to travel so far to celebrate in European style. The French 75
was created in the French capital and is great for marking a birthday, a housewarming – or the arrival of a new season!