The legendary Arizona Biltmore, the "Jewel of the Desert," is
renowned for its Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired design and luxurious
facilities. The resort’s sleek Wright Bar with its majestic panorama
of Squaw Peak is the right place to find trend-setting martinis and
the original Tequila Sunrise, famous in songs,
movies and pop culture. The cocktail was created at the Arizona Biltmore
Resort & Spa circa late 1930s-early 1940s. A frequent guest
who loved tequila asked the bartender, Gene Sulit, to
surprise him with a refreshing drink he could enjoy
poolside. The iconic Tequila Sunrise--blending soda and
tequila with Crème de Cassis and fresh lime juice--was born.
1 1/4 oz. Premium
3/4 oz. Creme de Cassis
Fill glass with cracked ice. Add
Tequila Creme de Cassis and a squeeze of lime. Fill with
soda. Garnish with 3 fresh lime wheels.
Absolut-ly Wright Martini
2 oz Absolut Vodka
1/2 oz Triple Sec
Splash of Cranberry Juice
Shake and strain into a martini glass.
Top w/ Champagne.
Garnish w/ Lemon Twist.
Nestled on 39 acres at the foot of the Phoenix
Mountain Preserve, the resort offers 735 guest accommodations,
full-service spa, salon and fitness center; two 18-hole golf
courses; six restaurants, eight swimming pools and an array of