RedHead Red Hot Chocolate Recipe

Tis' the season to bake, broil, saute, and or...microwave...everything and anything sweet to get into the Holiday spirit! I don't know about you, but I am feeling extra festive this year - I even bought special holiday kitchen towels - that is when you know you're an adult with spirit, right?!

But, along with my festive baking list, decorations, and attitude, I developed an easy RedHead Red Blend Hot Chocolate recipe that will keep you warm all winter.

I am all about low-maintenance recipes, so I hope you like it:

Ingredients:

  • Whole Milk
  • Godiva Dark Chocolate Cocoa Mix
  • RedHead Red Blend
  • Whipped Cream

Directions: Bring 1 cup of whole milk to a simmer on medium heat in a saucepan. Once the milk is simmering, add 4 tablespoons of Godiva Hot Cocoa mix per 1 cup of Whole Milk. Stir until thoroughly mixed.

Next, add 1 ounce of RedHead Red Blend at room temperature to the mug / glass that you will pour the simmering hot chocolate in. Add 1 cup of the hot chocolate into the mug and stir. Optional add whipped cream on top.

Enjoy!

Head to the @RedHeadWine instagram page to view the step-by-step highlight story and learn how to make RedHead Red Hot Chocolate

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Pumpkin Sweet n' Spice Wine Spritzer

I don't know about you....but... the holidays put me in a very special and festive mood to want to imbibe a little extra. What I mean by extra is making my drinks extra (if you know what I mean hehehe). So, this is my fast and easy Pumpkin Sweet n' Spiced Wine Spritzer that I"ll be drinking the rest of October. It's fun...a little weird..and, of course, involves pumpkin.

If you try it, please post your photos and your thoughts on the recipe with the hashtag #RedHeadPumpkinSpiced

Cheers!

  • Winemaker, Marisa

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. RedHead Rosé
  • 1 oz. pumpkin spice liquor
  • 3 oz. sprite
  • cinnamon stick for garnish

Instructions

  • Add ice to a low ball glass.
  • Pour in the pumpkin spice liquor and the wine.
  • Stir then top off the glass with 3 oz of sprite.
  • Garnish with cinnamon stick (for instagram and fanciness, of course!)

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How to Deal with Internet Trolls

"Posting on social media about my journey building RedHead Wine can mostly look fun and exciting, but I've decided to showcase some of the other sides of running a business. This is me opening up about some of the other moments that are harder to share. I am empowered to have found "a voice" when it comes to dealing with negativity on social media. Feel free to read / share this article - I hope you like it or learn something! This article is just my opinion...so feel free to comment below your thoughts / suggestions! Cheers - Marisa"

Read my thoughts here: https://hermag.co/how-to-deal-trolls/

How to Survive Speaking to a few hundred People

Here, I blogged about my first time speaking in front of a large group when I first started working for RedHead full-time! "I’ve come a really long way from junior high. In those days, I was introverted because of others making fun of my red hair, freckles and voting me out of the group lunch table, twice. I hid in my room in my white fuzzy robe avoiding any socialization. I had no confidence and was depressed as I struggled with awkwardly trying to interact with others." Click to read more: http://hermag.co/survive-speaking-200-people/

How an Email About Free Food Led Me to Becoming Self-Employed

I was guilty of being irresponsible. I found myself scrolling aimlessly through all of my social media apps during a Grapes to Wines lecture my junior year at Cornell University. I was not paying attention because instagram was calling my name this particular day (who am I kidding, it always calls my name).

http://hermag.co/how-i-became-self-employed/