Like a Tuscan sunrise over the region’s renowned vineyards, our Al Fresca Mary is brimming with warmth – and many of the subtle flavor notes you might find in a superior Chianti – thanks to tomato juice infused with fresh strawberry and lightly spicy pepperoncini and a generous pour of rich balsamic syrup.
- 1 1/2 Ounce Peppered vodka
- 3 Ounces Strawberry/Tomato juice
- 1/2 Ounce Balsamic Syrup
- pepperoncini and strawberry
- 4 Ounces strawberries
- 4 Ounces tomatoes
- 1 Ounce water
- 4 pepperoncini
- 1 1/2 Cup sugar
- 1/2 Cup water
- 1 Cup balsamic vinegar
Method: In a mixing glass, build first three ingredients. Shake and pour into a wine glass. Garnish with a pepperoncini and strawberry.
Method: Blanch and peel 4 oz. fresh tomatoes. Add 4 oz. fresh strawberries, 4 pepperoncini's, and 1 oz. water. Blend together until pureed.
Method: Bring sugar and water to a boil simmer until sugar dissolves and turns an amber color. Simmer vinegar in the meantime. Once sugar syrup is ready, slowly add vinegar. Simmer together for about 5 minutes to thicken syrup.