A toast to the silver screen

Awards season is well under way, and perhaps the biggest awards presentation of them all – the doling out of the Academy Awards – is set for Sunday, Feb. 26.

While the 89th Academy Awards ceremony will be held in Hollywood, film fans around the world can join in the excitement, tuning in to cheer on their favorite movies and movie stars.

Prairie Organic Spirits is sharing a handful of ideal recipes to help create a most memorable awards viewing party.

The gowns may go over the top, but remember when it comes to cocktails, moderation is always fashionable.



  • 1½ ounces Prairie Organic Gin
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Club soda

Directions: Combine ingredients in a Collins glass ¾ full of cracked ice. Stir briefly and top with club soda.



  • 4 ounces Prairie Organic Gin
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • Green olives

Directions: Combine Prairie Organic Gin and dry vermouth in a shaker over ice. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with olives.



  • 1 ounce Prairie Organic Vodka
  • Rosé Champagne
  • Fresh raspberries

Directions: Pour Prairie Organic Vodka and top with Champagne. Add raspberries for garnish.

For more, visit prairieorganicspirits.com.

– Mary Shustack

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