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Recipe courtesy of Darryl Robinson

Darryl's Kir

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 days 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 2 days
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1 ounce Creme de Cassis

6 ounces chardonnay

1 ounce homemade ginger-infused cognac, recipe follows

1 ounce honey

Ice, as needed

Lemon twist, for garnish

Ginger-Infused Cognac

10 ounces cognac

1 ounce honey or agave nectar

1 (2-inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced


  1. Combine the cognac, honey, and sliced ginger in a small decanter and allow to sit in a dark, cool space for at least two days. Strain. Combine the Creme de Cassis, chardonnay, ginger-infused cognac, honey, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain the mixture into a wine glass. Garnish the drink with a lemon twist and serve.

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