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Top Winter Spirits at Seneca Wine & Liquor

Top Winter Spirits at Seneca Wine & Liquor

As winter arrives, Seneca Wine & Liquor invites you to explore our diverse range of carefully selected seasonal spirits and wines. From the classic warmth of eggnog to the crisp zest of cranberry cider, our curated selection of spirits and recipes promises to transform your winter evenings into memorable experiences. Don’t forget to visit us in person at 8630 Seneca Turnpike in New Hartford, NY.

Winter Holiday Flavors and Their Spirits

Each winter flavor holds a special place in the season's festivities. Let's explore these flavors and the unique spirits that embody them.


RumChata Peppermint Bark: A Winter Wonderland in a Glass

The holiday season isn't complete without the iconic flavors of peppermint bark. RumChata Peppermint Bark captures this essence, blending creamy white and dark chocolate with a candy cane twist. It's perfect for stirring into coffee or cocoa, adding a festive flair to your favorite hot beverages.

Recipe Suggestion: Peppermint Bark Martini - Combine RumChata Peppermint Bark with vodka and a splash of cream. Serve in a martini glass with a crushed peppermint rim for a decadent holiday treat.

Food Pairing: Enjoy with classic holiday cookies or a rich, chocolatey dessert to complement the peppermint and chocolate notes.

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1911 Seasonal Cranberry Cider: A Toast to Tradition

Cranberries are a staple of winter festivities, and the 1911 Seasonal Cranberry Cider embodies this tradition. This semi-sweet cider, a bronze winner at the Great Lakes International Cider & Perry Competition, balances the tartness of New England cranberries with sweet apple notes, creating a refreshing and festive drink.

Recipe Suggestion: Cranberry Cider Sangria - Mix 1911 Cranberry Cider with a splash of brandy, add sliced oranges, apples, and cranberries for a festive sangria that's perfect for holiday gatherings.

Food Pairing: Pair with a savory roast turkey or a sweet and tangy cranberry-glazed ham to enhance the cider's fruity and tart characteristics.

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Smirnoff Vanilla Flavored Vodka: A Versatile Winter Favorite

Vanilla, a timeless and beloved flavor, finds its perfect expression in Smirnoff Vanilla Flavored Vodka. Its sweet and indulgent taste makes it a versatile addition to any winter cocktail menu.

Recipe Suggestion: Vanilla White Russian - Combine Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka with coffee liqueur and cream for a smooth, rich cocktail that's ideal for sipping by the fireplace.

Food Pairing: This vodka pairs beautifully with creamy desserts like vanilla bean cheesecake or a warm apple crumble, enhancing the vanilla notes.

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Egg Nog

Old New England Egg Nog: A Rich Holiday Tradition

Old New England Classic Egg Nog, with its blend of brandy, whiskey, rum, and bourbon, is a luxurious take on the traditional holiday eggnog. Its rich, creamy texture and complex flavor profile make it a holiday must-have.

Recipe Suggestion: Classic Eggnog Cocktail - Enjoy Old New England Egg Nog chilled, garnished with a sprinkle of nutmeg, or warmed up for a comforting holiday drink.

Food Pairing: Pair with a spiced fruitcake or warm, freshly-baked cinnamon rolls to complement the eggnog's rich and spicy notes.


Bird Dog Gingerbread Whiskey: The Essence of Winter Comfort

Bird Dog Gingerbread Whiskey, with its blend of ginger, cinnamon, and bourbon flavors, is like a holiday cookie in a glass. It's perfect for those who enjoy the sweeter side of winter.

Recipe Suggestion: Gingerbread Whiskey Sour - Shake Bird Dog Gingerbread Whiskey with lemon juice and a dash of simple syrup for a festive twist on the classic whiskey sour.

Food Pairing: This whiskey pairs wonderfully with vanilla ice cream or a classic apple pie, enhancing the gingerbread and spice flavors.

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We hope you feel inspired to bring these delightful tastes into your own holiday celebrations. At Seneca Wine & Liquor in New Hartford, NY, we're committed to helping you discover the perfect winter spirits and recipes to elevate your seasonal gatherings. Visit us at 8630 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, NY or call (315) 724-8672 to explore our winter collection and make this season truly unforgettable.