6 Tasty Wine Cocktails to
Make in 2020
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For many years, wine cocktails
received a bad rap because of wine
coolers. Thankfully, they are making a
comeback, and for great reasons.
As pretty as they are light and
refreshing, they make for a good drink
whether you are throwing a party for
two or 32. You can craft spritzes and
sangrias in batches. Both are very
festive and can entertain a huge crowd
without anyone going thirsty.
There are wine cocktail recipes for
every occasion and season. Here are
some of the best wine mixed drink
recipes that you’ll love to use
Ginger-Lime Spritz .
Muddle ginger in a cocktail shaker.
Add lime juice. Add ice and shake
vigorously for about 30 seconds or
until the outside of the shaker becomes
Strain into ice-filled wine glasses. Add
a dry Prosecco for maximum
refreshment or other sparkling white
wine and top off with club soda. Stir
together, and then garnish with mint.
When you can buy many quarts of
berries, try to preserve them into a
Mix blueberries, lemon zest, and
brandy in a jar and seal tightly. Let the
mixture sit in a cool dark place, shaking
it daily, until it becomes deep purple in
color, usually within a month.
Strain the mixture using a cheesecloth
into a large bowl. Do not press on solids
to prevent the mixture from becoming
cloudy. Add simple syrup to taste.
Chill until cold and start serving
cordial in small glasses. The strained
cordial mixture can be prepared 6
months ahead. Just keep them chilled
To make a spritzer, add 1 ounce of
cordial in a flute and top off with
Melon and Lemon Verbena with
If you want something sweet, why not
try melon and lemon verbena with
Prosecco. It is very easy to make!
Add sugar, lemon verbena, and water
in a small saucepan. Let it simmer over
medium-low heat, stirring
continuously to dissolve sugar