A tale of two cocktail trends - Page 2

Aging in barrels and staying fresh in Napa

Scott Beattie gives patrons a lot to drink about with his cocktail creations at Spoon Bar.

And while wine still reigns in Napa and Sonoma counties, contests like Charbay and Perfect Puree's second annual wine country cocktail competition, held May 16, showcase the increasing array of talent in both counties. It may not be up with the big cities yet, but the region has caught onto the cocktail renaissance, infusing it with its fresh local flair. It would seem that the wine country is not just for winos anymore. 

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