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Celebrate The Year of the Ox With Rémy Martin

Modern Luxury | February 9, 2021 | Food & Drink Food & Drink Feature

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We will celebrate anything that puts 2020 in the rearview mirror--and let’s be honest, maybe even January 2021 too. That’s why we are gearing up for Lunar New Year with Rémy Martin. For the next 15 days, we will honor the best of the celebration from food to drink to entertaining.

It’s a High Tea Occasion with Rémy Martin

Regardless of how you’re celebrating, a new year merits raising a glass. Rémy Martin has revisited the High Tea occasion with a unique ritual, the Rémy Martin High Tea set - an invitation to discover new ways to enjoy its opulent XO. Enjoy the full aromatic complexity of drinking this blend of 400 eaux-de-vie in innovative cocktails such as the delicious Tea for Yu.

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Tea for Yu is a Rémy Martin XO cocktail that’s bursting with two citrus flavours – bergamot from earl grey tea, and yuzu​ and is the ideal signature drink to toast the good things to come in 2021.

TEA FOR YU​

Ingredients​

  • 1½ oz Rémy Martin XO​
  • ⅓ oz Yuzu juice​
  • ¾ oz simple syrup
  • Lemon wedge​s
  • 1¾ oz cooled Earl grey tea​
  • Ginger ale​ to top

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Method​

  • Mix Rémy Martin XO​, Yuzu juice, and simple syrup in a wine glass over crushed ice
  • Add additional crushed ice
  • Squeeze in the juice of one lemon wedge and top with ginger ale.​
  • Garnish with fresh lemon wedge​

What are we toasting? Here’s a brush up on Lunar New Year and the meaning behind it all.

It’s a 15 Day Celebration

Lunar New Year celebrations last 15 days, beginning with the first day of the new lunar month and concluding on the 15th of the new moon. This year, our celebrations can begin on February 12 and extend through February 26. Each Zodiac sign is associated with specific personality characteristics and sets the tone until the next yearly celebration. 2021 is the Year of the Metal Ox.

It Pays to Work Hard

The Chinese zodiac sign of the Ox is associated with strength, reliability, and those who are trustworthy and industrious. How does this translate to the new year? Good things will come to those who work hard. So forget that couch-obsessed 2020 and focus your energy on doing what you wanted to do and do it.

It’s chock full of traditions

Full of traditions and customs, Lunar New Year starts with fireworks and firecrackers that are set off to ward off evil spirits and to mark a new beginning. The gifting of red envelopes with money is customary from parents and grandparents to children as a way to send good luck and wishes for the new year. It’s also a time to celebrate with delish food and drink. Meals including nian gao (New Year Cake) or dumplings and fish, fill most tables.

Ready to toast the Year of the Ox? Visit here to celebrate Lunar New Year with Rémy Martin.



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