Sierra Sunset (courtesy of Erick Martinez. Serves 1) This was a winner at a Tahoe Blue Vodka cocktail contest, held at Riva Grill in South Lake Tahoe. The contest was a fundraiser for South Lake's Barton Foundation. The recipe was created by Erick Martinez, a bartender at Riva. Matt Levitt says, "It's easy to make and very tasty." 1¼ ounces Tahoe Blue Vodka ½ ounce Cointreau 4 to 5 muddled raspberries 4 basil leaves, ripped 2 ounces sweet and sour mix ½ ounce lemonade Mix all ingredients over ice and top off with soda water.

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