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Experiencing Minorca’s Festival of St. John

The horse-centric event on one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Minorca, begins on the Sunday preceding June 24, the day honoring St. John the Baptist and coincides with the summer solstice.

Please use this link to read the story as published in Luxe Beat Magazine.


Rising high for the crowd
Rising high for the crowd
Touring through the town
The Priest rides his horse through town.

A Summer Sensation– Lemongrass Mint Gin and Tonics

Tea Forte Cocktail Infusions

Summer’s here. “Time for a G and T,” I say.

My husband, Jay, makes a great Tanqueray and tonic. Like every mixologist, he starts with gin over ice and tops it off with tonic water. But then– he squeezes a section of fresh lime into the cool liquid, letting the tart and tangy juice add some zip. After that, he runs the oozing fruit piece around the glass lip before plunking it into the cocktail. Swizzle a little and you’ve got an outstanding mixed drink.

Just recently I came across a new product which offered a twist on tradition and some experimental fun—Tea Forte cocktail infusers; a method to combine an extraordinary blend of tea with alcohol.

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