Editor’s note: Michelle Martinez is the distillery bar manager at Kiepersol Vineyards and Winery in Tyler, and “Cool as a Cucumber” is among dozens of her original drink recipes. Her inspiration for this drink: “I wanted to make something similar to a mojito but with vodka instead of rum. Ad…

Popularized in the United States during the vodka craze of the 1950s and then fading into obscurity, the Moscow Mule has made a comeback.

“Think margarita,” says Maydelle Country Wines owner Cheryl Ivie of her winery’s Lime Wine.

With the relaunch of Charm, two local restaurants have created two cocktails for your dining pleasure. A taste of Charm Martini, created by Kati Kennedy of  The Liberty Bell in Nacogdoches, will give you a light, sweet, savory taste perfect for summer. A swish of Charmtini, created by Destin…