The holidays are fast approaching and that means it’s time to prep our homes to be the best hosts in town! There’s no holiday party without some fun drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. For those who indulge with a drink or two here and there, we’re having some fun and pairing our stone veneer with different alcoholic beverages that you can serve at your next gathering. Keep on reading to learn more about some of our favorite stones paired with our top choices of alcohol!
We’re feeling adventurous and starting off strong, let loose with us and with some Tequila! Whether you're one to enjoy a margarita or Tequila straight on the rocks, be sure to pair your Tequila with some sea salt! And when we say sea salt, we mean Sea Salt Carved Block to be exact! All you will need to complete the night is some delicious tacos. The clean lines of our Sea Salt stone siding is sure to add the rustic look that your taco night needs.
If you’re a wine drinker, there’s no denying that Red Wine is the perfect festive drink to keep you warm this holiday season. Whether you gravitate towards fruity, soft, or bold wines, enjoy a glass of Red Wine with your loved ones and our Torino Stack Ledge! This stone mimics the deep colors of wine with its stunning red tones dispersed throughout. Its subtle red tones create a warm atmosphere that you will want to feel as the cold months approach. Get in the holiday spirit and be sure to pair your red wine not only with our stone, but with a cheese charcuterie board, roast beef, or even pasta for the ultimate holiday experience.
Vodka is another popular drink that is perfect serve at your next holiday gathering. Whether you’re into Vodka served neat or as a cocktail or cooler, Vodka is always enjoyed ice cold! Pair Vodka this holiday season with our Random Height Mountain Ridge, the icy tones from our natural stone is sure to pair well with your dink. What better than to enjoy your drink and view with a hearty meal that complements Vodka like shrimp, caviar or even perogies!
The classic golden-brown Brandy is perfect for the holiday season. Enjoy your Brandy at room temperature to taste its complex flavors to its full potential and pair it with foods such as fish, cheese, and chocolates! The best way to enjoy a glass of Brandy is with our Thunder Ridge Quarry Ledgestone®. The stunning range of brown tones and the rugged nature of this stone veneer matches the energy of Brandy. Enjoy the experience of drinking a glass of Brandy by surrounding yourself with our natural stone veneer.
One of the most complex and well-loved spirits in the world is Gin. Gin is a perfect choice for martinis, gimlets, and gin & tonics this holiday season. Host a simple gathering with appetizers like smoked salmon blinis, nuts, ginger prawns, berries, and more to pair with your Gin. The best way to enjoy a Gin drink is in a loft surrounded by your loved ones. Nothing screams loft vibes more than our Canvas™ Handmade Brick! Our white brick veneer is sure to put you in the mood for a well-made Gin and Tonic.
Dark liquor is always a good choice for a classy dinner. Enjoy a nice glass of Rum paired with steak or fresh fish. Add some fun to your drink selections this holiday season by turning your drink into a Rum cocktail! Keep the classy vibe going by enjoying your Rum in a room with our Ferrous Sculpted Ashlar. The rugged look of this manufactured stone veneer brings out the bold look of the drink in hand.
Whisky is a smoky, malty, and briny alcoholic beverage, with deep complexity. If your pallet is more intricate and complex, then Whisky is the drink for you. Feast on some meatloaf or steaks and finish the dinner off with some apple pie, but make sure to have your Whisky in hand! The traditional look of our Mesa Quarry Ledgestone® will create that cozy festive feeling. To carry on the traditional atmosphere, share a glass of Whisky with your loved one by the fireplace dressed in our Mesa Quarry Ledgestone®.
Live the quiet farm country life this holiday season with your choice of White Wine! Host a small get together with White Wine and charcuterie boards full of cheese, crackers, fruit, and meats. The ideal stone for your White Wine date night is, dare we say, Chardonnay Country Ledgestone?! Our Chardonnay Country Ledgestone is a simple and sleek manufactured stone veneer, just like a nice glass of Chardonnay.
We’re getting excited to spend more time indoors with our loved ones and we can’t wait to have unique drinks to have at our gatherings. We hope we have inspired you to match the vibe of your choice of alcohol to one of our stone veneers! Whether you are a homeowner, skilled mason, contractor, designer, or builder, CSI – All Things Stone is here to be your source and resource for all things stone and more! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions, or if you need help in finding where to buy stone in your area. If you would like to use our online dealer search to find a store near you, please click here to find a store in Canada, or click here to find a store in the United States.