3 Wine Cocktails to Help Make Spring Feel Like Spring April 13, 2018

by Eat

While it’s taking a little longer than usual to warm up (at least for most of the country), sipping these flavorful, fruity, and boozy wine cocktails will surly help to warm your spirits.

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Ahhh, spring—the time of year that marks the start of al fresco dining, a whole slew of new fruits and veggies sprouting, and vino being transformed into cocktails (no? just us?). Whether you’re starting to experience these familiar occasions, or patiently awaiting the first signs of the season, these three wine cocktails are an easy way get spring started…at least in your glass. Pro tip: order the mixed box from Wine Club so you’re ready whenever a red, white or rosé craving hits.

1. Peachy Perfection White Wine Sangria

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle White Wine (we recco Pino Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc)
  • 1/2 Cup Brandy
  • 1/4 Cup Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 – 1 Cup(s) Apple Juice
  • 1 Pear, thinly sliced
  • 1 Peach, sliced into wedges
  • 1/2 Cup Raspberries
  • Mint, to garnish

Instructions:

  1. Add all the liquids together in a pitcher and stir to combine.
  2. Add the fruit and mint, then stir again.
  3. Chill, then serve over ice.
  4. Optional: add a splash of seltzer to top off each glass.

2. No Way, There’s Rosé In There?! Mango Cocktail

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle Rosé Wine
  • 1/2 Cup Vodka
  • 1/4 Cup Pavan
  • 1/2 – 1 Cup(s) Orange Juice
  • 1 Mango, cubed
  • 1 Apple, cubed
  • 1 Cup Strawberries, sliced in quarters
  • Mint, to garnish

Instructions:

  1. Add all the liquids together in a pitcher and stir to combine.
  2. Add the fruit, then stir again.
  3. Chill, then serve over ice.
  4. Optional: add a splash of seltzer to top off each glass.

3. Perfectly Sweet Red Wine Cocktail

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle Red Wine (we recco a fruity bottle, like Malbec of Syrah)
  • 1/2 Cup Brandy
  • 1/4 Cup Triple Sec
  • 1/2 – 1 Cup(s) Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 Pint Blueberries
  • 1 Grapefruit, thinly sliced (skin on)
  • 1 Apple, thinly sliced
  • Rosemary, to garnish

Instructions:

  1. Add all the liquids together in a pitcher and stir to combine.
  2. Add the fruit, then stir again.
  3. Chill, then serve over ice with a sprig of fresh rosemary.

Thirsty yet? Join Wine Club to stock up your vino stash, then get sipping! And be sure to enjoy these boozy treats alongside something delicious to munch on, like these springy sugar snap pea bites. Cheers to the chance spring actually arrives before summer.

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