Spice Up Your Wine with these 5 Wine Cocktails

wine cocktails
January 28, 2021

Whether you’re just getting into wine and don’t know where to start, or you just want to find new ways to spice up your wine, we’ve got some fun wine cocktails for you! Stock up on some wine and start trying new things!

White wine mojito

Ingredients:

1 bottle of Yellow Tail Pure Bright Pinot Grigio, chilled

2 c sparkling lemonade

3 limes

1 c fresh mint

Sugar to taste

Instructions:

Mix wine and sparkling lemonade in a large pitcher.

Juice 2 limes in the pitcher and set one aside for garnish.

Mince ¾ c mint and add to pitcher

Add sugar to taste if needed.

Mix well.

Garnish with remaining lime, sliced, and remaining mint. 

Tip: clap mint between hands before garnishing to help release aromas and flavor.

Wine Spritzer

Ingredients:

3 oz Yellow Tail Pure Bright Sauvignon Blanc

1 oz club soda

Dash of orange or lemon bitters

Orange or lemon twist

Instructions:

Pour wine into wine glass over ice.

Top with club soda and bitters.

Garnish with orange or lemon twist.

Zin Sour

Ingredients:

2 oz Crown Royal whisky

1 oz lemon juice

¾ oz maple syrup

1 egg white

1 tsp blueberry jam

1 oz zinfandel

Instructions:

Add all ingredients except wine to a shaker and shake vigorously.

Fill with ice and shake again.

Strain into a wine glass or cocktail glass.

Float wine on top using a spoon.

How to float wine: hold a spoon upside down over your drink (a bar spoon is recommended). Slowly pour wine over the back of the spoon on top of the drink. Move the spoon up as the glass fills. 

Kalimotxo

Ingredients:

3 oz Robert Hall cabernet

3 oz cola

1 squeeze lemon or lime

Lemon or lime to garnish 

Instructions:

Add all ingredients to a wine glass or rocks glass over ice. 

Squeeze lemon or lime on top and garnish. 

Winearita

Ingredients:

1 ½ oz Olmeca Altos Silver Tequila 

1 oz lime juice

¾ oz simple syrup

½ oz – 1 oz red wine 

Lime slice to garnish

Instructions:

Add tequila, lime juice, and syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until chilled.

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Float red wine over the glass.

Garnish with lime.

How to float wine: hold a spoon upside down over your drink (a bar spoon is recommended). Slowly pour wine over the back of the spoon on top of the drink. Move the spoon up as the glass fills. 

Cheers!

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