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Big Blend Radio: Moonshine, Wine & Cocktails

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Join Nancy J. Reid and Lisa D. Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Magazines, for Big Blend Radio’s Happy Hour Show with award-winning author John Schlimm, who discusses his new full-color hardcover release, “MOONSHINE: A Celebration of America's Original Rebel Spirit” published by Citadel Press. Moonshine has as colorful a history as it does monikers and Schlimm serves up its sordid and remarkable past paired with 100 carefully crafted moonshine infusions and cocktail recipes, adding fuel and flavor to the burgeoning moonshine revival happening right now in distilleries and bars across the country.

Plus, Hilarie Larson of Northwinds Wine Consulting shares tips on decanting wine; and Heather Witherington, mixologist at Yuma Landing Bar & Grill, shares how to make her make her Yuma Criminals Cool-aid Cocktail recipe that was inspired by the Yuma High School football team name! Featured music on the show includes: Tennessee Whiskey by Shelley King, and Holy Water by Allison August.  

This episode is sponsored by the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA), a global network of journalists who cover the hospitality and lifestyle fields, and the people who promote them.