Liquid Relations man Ryan Magarian is in the pilot seat with this gem. Once they are wowed by the pinot noir reduction, guests will be gunning for more.
The Private Pyle
1 1/2 oz. vodka
1/4 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
1 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
1/2 oz. pinot noir reduction*
1 grapefruit, sliced into wide discs
1. In a pint mixing glass, add spirits and mixers.
2. Fill glass with ice, cap with shaker tin, and shake vigorously for six seconds.
3. Strain over fresh ice into a Kosher salt-rimmed old-fashioned glass.
4. Garnish with grapefruit disc.
*For pinot noir reduction: Add 24 oz. wine to pot and cook over high heat until reduced to 12 oz.; add 8 oz. superfine sugar and stir to integrate. Allow to cool and pour into a squeeze bottle. Refrigerate at least two hours before using.