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A Blood Orange Cocktail to Celebrate the Season

Not many fruits are in season during the latter part of winter, but there is one bright spot on this stretch of the produce calendar: blood oranges! This blushing citrus is at its best right around the months of February and March. Blood oranges are an obvious eye-catcher because of their stunning deep red color. That hue […]

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Our Top Wines & Spirits for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Flowers, check. Chocolates, check. Drinks… check! At Fairway, we’ve got everything you need to impress your one and only on Valentine’s Day. Just look for our in-store displays brimming with items in red and pink and heart shapes galore—we’re clearly in the mood! And if there’s anything that gets us into the valentine’s spirit, it’s… […]

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Giftable Wines and Spirits that Spread the Holiday Cheer

In terms of fail-proof gifts, a good bottle of alcohol is about as safe as you can get (assuming the recipient enjoys a drink). Want to show your party host how much you appreciate them? Pick up a nice, full-bodied red. Looking to impress your fancy cousin? Bring them a fine scotch whiskey. Sending warm wishes for a […]

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Celebrate National Sangria Day with a Recipe!

If there’s a drink that knows how to get the party started, it’s sangria. It’s festive, it’s cheerful, and it’s best enjoyed with as many of your friends as you can gather. Such a congenial concoction certainly deserves to be honored—what better time than December 20th, National Sangria Day? Sangria’s status has been a long […]

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Infused Spirits are the Perfect DIY Gift

  Homemade infused spirits are the ideal gift to give during the holidays. Seriously! Because: ∙ You create them yourself, which makes them super thoughtful and personal, but… ∙ They’re shockingly easy to make, so you’ll still have time for the million other things you have to do during the holidays. ∙ The bottles you put them […]

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The Fairway Guide to Thanksgiving Wines

What is the one thing no Thanksgiving feast is complete without? Turkey? Maaaybe, although we’ve been to a few perfectly wonderful vegetarian feasts. Really (and who are we kidding), it’s the drinks. Because you’ll be forgiven if you forget something in the oven or glaze over the cranberries on your shopping list. But you won’t get away with […]

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The Perfect Drink To Pair With Your Halloween Candy

Caramels and Caramel-Filled Candies: Champagne You know how caramel is chewy and kind of lingers? A glass of chilled bubbly can act as a palette cleanser for all that sugar (in addition to making you feel fancy). The wine’s acidity will also mellow out the sweetness of this delectable treat. Chocolate: Irish Coffee Whiskey, coffee, […]

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Celebrate National Pasta Day with the Perfect Pairing!

There’s nothing better matched then pasta and wine. What pops into your head the second you think of what you’re drinking with pasta? Wine! We’ve put together some of our favorite pairings to help you enjoy this delicious holiday. Our Exclusive Import Puro Desío Montepulciano D’Abruzzo perfect to pair with a classic bolognese. This richly red, […]

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Booze, Infused

Our tips for making your own very own customized drinks.  Our suggestions for your new in-house cocktail base: Vodka + Pickles Mix four parts vodka with one part pickle juice. Cut a fresh pickle from Fairway’s world-class olive bar into spears and let sit in vodka for three days. Strain and serve ice cold over […]

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Why We Love Rosé Wines

  In spring and summer, it’s time to welcome the blushing lovelies back to the retail shelves and to put up the cheer ‘Drink Pink!’ when asked what’s the hip sip for the season. We are talking the drier-styled rosé wines from around the world that have seen a huge rise in popularity over the last […]

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