It turns out that you don’t have to use hard alcohol to make great cocktails. For some of the most delicious mixed drinks, grab a bottle of wine. It doesn’t matter what wine you have, whether it’s white, rose or red. Champagne is also an option. Mixing each variety into a refreshing, flavorful drink is possible in many delicious ways.
These are the top wine cocktails you should try. The New York Sour is a classic mixed drink. You can also choose from fruity sangria with bold flavors or bubbly wine spritzers, which are great for summer sipping. Rose drinks are available as well as champagne cocktails. There is a wine drink to suit everyone.
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The New York Sour is one of the most delicious wine cocktails. First, you have the whiskey sour layer: sweet tart and perfectly balanced, sweetened with maple for some nuance. You can then add a layer of red wine to the top, which will give it more complexity and intrigue. It is beautiful with its bright, two-toned layers!
A popular wine cocktail is a sangria. It’s essentially a wine punch and is the perfect refreshing mix drink. This is how to make red wine sangria in Spain using brandy, wine-soaked fruit, and orange liqueur. This is a delicious symphony, and it’s easy to make. Also try: Fall Sangria
Don’t have time to make sangria? A red wine spritzer is an answer! The wine cocktail is quick and easy to make. This spritzer is full-bodied and bold, but it’s also refreshing and bubbly. You can garnish the spritzer with a slice of orange.
Frozen sangria refers to a frozen wine cocktail. It’s frozen like a slushie. This frozen alcoholic beverage is sure to become a favorite: It’s wine-forward, sweet enough, and has hint of citrus. Although it’s not traditionally Spanish, the final product tastes like sangria. It is festive and perfect for entertaining.
Let’s talk about rose wine. This sangria made from rose wine is light and refreshing. It’s full of fruity, delicate flavors that have made it one of our top-rated wine cocktails. This sangria is perfect for summer entertaining.
These wine cocktails are a must-try. A rose spritzer! This is a great way to create a simple wine drink with lots of bubbles. It is a refreshing drink that originates from Austria.
Another frozen wine cocktail is the frozen rose. Frost is also known as the frozen rose. It’s a mix of a frozen cocktail with the quintessential wine of summer. Most frozen recipes can be too sweet. Here’s a tried-and-true free recipe to enhance the delicate wine variety’s character.
White sangria is even more refreshing than the traditional red wine cocktail! White sangria can be made from white wine, not red wine. This results in a crisp, sweet, tart, and herbaceous flavor. You can make sangria by adding sugar or ginger ale to it. Here’s how you can make it the traditional Spanish style.
The white wine spritzer is a wine cocktail that’s easy and delicious. This Austrian trick will make sparkling white wine bubbly. One of the best refreshing drinks on earth is the Spritzer. They are so simple that you don’t have to prepare anything. Grab your favorite bottle of wine or soda water.
Let’s look at sparkling wine cocktails. “The” Champagne Cocktail is a classic cocktail that was invented in the 1860s. It is refreshing and tangy, and perfect to sip with some Angostura bitters or lemon. The best part? Adding a sugar cube in champagne creates a fountain of sparkling bubbles!
Another classic wine cocktail is the French 75. It was created in 1920 and has a mysterious name. It is bubbly, tangy, and slightly botanical. Simply made of lemon, simple syrup, and champagne, it’s almost like a Tom Collins that replaces the soda water with sparkling wine.
This wine cocktail is a mix of sweet, tart, bitter, and herbal flavors. The Aperol spritz is here! The Aperol spritz is well-known all over the globe, and it reached its peak popularity in 2000. It’s actually a classic cocktail that dates back to the 1950s. For years, this Italian cocktail has captured hearts and minds. It’s worth it if you do it right.
The St. Germain Spritz is a refreshing and light cocktail that’s challenging for the title of summer’s best wine cocktail. It is floral and bubbly with a lightly sweet taste and effervescence. There are many classic spritz cocktails to choose from, including the Aperol Spritz and the bitter Campari Spritz. This is a fun twist on the classic and is perfect if you love elderflower liqueur!
The mimosa is another classic sparkling wine cocktail. For a more nuanced, sweeter flavor, this one uses Prosecco in place of champagne. Add a little orange liqueur to the mixture. It is tart and sweet enough to be bubbly.
The Negroni sbagliato is the last of our wine cocktails! This one is a “mixed up” version of the classic Negroni cocktail using sparkling wine instead of gin! This cocktail has a more balanced flavor than gin because of the combination of sweet champagne and bitter Campari. One can’t resist some bubbly.
The New York Sour is one of the most popular wine cocktails. Here are the steps! Add a layer of red wine to a classic whiskey sour.
- 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) bourbon whiskey
- 1 ounce ( 2 tablespoons) lemon juice
- ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) maple syrup or simple syrup
- 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) dry red wine
- Optional garnish: lemon twist