It’s Been A Long Week: The Crawford Smash

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Kim Crawford.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


The Crawford Smash
A refreshing kicker for those long summer days, this Sauvignon Blanc-based cocktail is easy to make and even easier to gulp down.



  • 2 parts Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
  • Lemon
  • 0.75 parts Simple syrup
  • Mint sprig

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Kim Crawford, Stirrings.


Muddle pinch of mint, 3-4 pieces of lemon wedge, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, and then strain into a rocks glass over ice.