Italian-Scottish Festive Feast Drinks Guide

Pair your Italian-Scottish Festive Feast dishes with these delightful cocktails from Rossella Petta…(photography by Nathan Hinze)


Welcome drink – Valentian Vin Brule

  • 375ml Valentian Vermouth
  • 375ml Red Wine
  • 4 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 3 Chopped Lemons
  • 2 Oranges
  • 2 Clementines
  • 2 Knobs of Ginger
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • Punnet of brambles (blackberries)

Garnish – Cinnamon Stick

Method – Batch: Heat on a medium temperature for an hour. Best served at a milder temperature to avoid burning yourself and to get the benefits from the ingredients. Serve in heat proof glass or a mug.




Valentian Highball

Garnish – Slice of Ginger

Method – Build in Glass

Borders Burns (twist on a Bobby Burns)

Garnish – Orange Twist

Method – Stir over icea and serve in a coupe

Valentian Flip 

  • 40ml Valentian Vermouth Rosso
  • Half n Half (milk & cream) – 100ml
  • Vanilla Syrup – 15ml
  • Whole Egg
  • Nutmeg – Pinch/ Small Shaving

Garnish – Dark or Milk Chocolate

Method – Dry and Wet Shake



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