Wine and Wine Cocktails

Wine is everything. What exactly doesn’t it go with? It goes well with fancy pasta, pizza, chicken fingers, just name it! There are different types of wine cocktails made for everyone. If you don’t like anything sweet, the red wine cocktails will suit your taste. For the sippers who want to have a feel of drinking juice, then the white wine is perfect for you. And for the uhm drinkers, then you have the rosé for you.

Wine cocktails are easy, tasty, and simple to make. It’s very simple—as easy as mixing wine+agave+liquor or just simple syrup.

Below are six effing recipes to bring you inspiration anytime you’re in the mood for a cocktail.

Grapefruit Spritz

Spritz up your party cocktail menu with a grapefruit spritz cocktail. Use a vegetable peeler and paring knife to cut out a piece in a spiral shape. Rotate the grapefruit as you cut and stop at the middle. Turn the grapefruit, so the unpeeled partition is facing you and repeat the cutting process earlier done. This is called horse’s neck garnish.

Do the same cutting process with other grapefruits.

For each cocktail, carefully place a spiral in a large wine glass or rock glass. Fill it with ice 1½ oz., grapefruit juice, ½ oz. Vodka,½ oz. Aperol, ½ oz., sweet vermouth, and club soda—just a splash will be perfect.

Gently stir.

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Red Sangria

The Red Sangria is a fruity summer beverage that’s made with just six ingredients. The wine cocktail is Spanish-inspired and vegan.

Ingredients

  • ½ medium apple either cored or skin on
  • ½ medium orange— cut into little pieces and large seeds eliminated
  • 3-4 Tablespoon of organic brown sugar
  • ¾ cup orange juice—can add more to taste
  • ⅓ cup of brandy
  • 750 ml bottle of Spanish red wine, preferably dry wine
  • A cup of ice to chill

Instructions

  • Add oranges, sugar, and apple to a jar, and blend in with a wooden spoon briefly.
  • Now add orange juice and mix again to make it even for like 30 seconds.
  • Add red wine and stir.
  • Taste, check and adjust any flavor needed.
  • You can preferably add more brandy, sugar, and squeezed orange to simply give you the necessary taste you need. Mix.
  • Add ice, and blend. It can be served normally, or you can hold on till it’s to some degree cold. If you have orange segments left, design the wine to add a nice flair.
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Red Wine Spritzer

A spritzer is made of wine and soda water. A wine spritz is made with sparkling wine, soda water, and bitters. Wine spritzer can be made with a type of wine: either white, red, rosé. White and rosé are sometimes mixed together so that bubbles can be increased. The res wine Spritzer gives off a bit of Sangria vibe since it has the same color as it has.

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How to Make a Red Wine Spritzer

  • Get a bottle of red wine: May or may not be cold
  • Pour ½ cup into a glass
  • Pour the same amount of soda water into it
  • Stir
  • Add Orange slice Garnish to give it the right flavor nuance.
  • Enjoy your drink

Best Frose ( Frozen Rosé)

Ingredients 

  • Half cup of sugar
  • 8 ounces strawberries, hulled, quartered
  • 2½ ounces of new lemon juice

The Best Way to Make Frozen Rosé

  • Pour rosé into a dish and freeze till, for all intents and purposes solid, it won’t solidify completely because it contains alcohol, so it will take at any rate 6 hours to get to the needed shape.
  • Add sugar and half a cup of water to another pot and boil. Blend consistently, guarantee the sugar dissolves completely.
  • Turn off heat and add strawberries. Make sure you let it sit for 30 minutes to allow the strawberry flavor syrup to mix.
  • Strain the mix into a little bowl. Make an effort not to force liquid out of the solids. Permit it to chill for 30 minutes
  • Scrape the frozen rosé into a blender. Add lemon juice, 3 ounces of strawberry syrup, and a cup of crushed ice
  • Blend till smooth.
  • Put the blended mix once again into the cooler until it’s thickened. A milkshake consistency is all worthy. Permit it to freeze for 25-35 minutes.
  • Blend the frozen rosé again.
  • Split between glasses.
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Grapefruit Rosé Splash

Ingredients

  • 8 oz chilled rosé wine
  • 4 oz grapefruit juice, fresh squeezed, is best
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 4 oz vodka
  • Club soda
  • Ice cubes
  • grapefruit wedge

Instructions

  • Add grapefruit juice, syrup, ice in a shaker. Mix it well.
  • Strain into the chilled mixture into wine glasses.
  • Top with rose.
  • Stir to ensure even consistency and add a splash of club soda.
  • Garnish with grapefruit wedge and serve.

Hibiscus Cocktail

A 5-ingredient cocktail infused with hibiscus tea concentrate giving it a sweet finish. It goes well with Mexican food.

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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup dried hibiscus flower
  • 3 cups of filtered water
  • ½ cup of sweetener or sugar
  • 5 ice cubes
  • One lime juice
  • 2 ounces of silver tequila
  • 1 tablespoon of agave nectar

Instructions

  • Add ice, lime juice, cold hibiscus concentrate, agave, and tequila to a cocktail shaker and mix vigorously.
  • Add two glasses of ice. You may add salt or sugar rim if you like.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge
  • Taste. If it’s too strong, dilute it with sparkling water.