5 Refreshing Wine Cocktail Recipes

Nothing says summer like a light and fruity cocktail! And although Fall is on the horizon, we’re in the midst of our hottest months here in SoCal. So, nothing sounds better than a refreshing wine cocktail! There is something for everyone to love amongst these delightful recipes – from a Rosé sangria to a tangy Tincho. So grab a glass and cheers to these late summer days!

The experts at ThirstyNest (the first ever wine and spirits registry for your wedding!) contributed their favorites with these first three lovely cocktails:

1. Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme

via Downshiftology

Ingredients (serves 4)
1 bottle prosecco, chilled
1 cup limoncello liqueur, chilled

Lemon slices


Add the prosecco and limoncello liqueur to a pitcher and stir. Place a handful of berries in a glass, top with ice, and fill with the limoncello prosecco. Garnish with thyme and lemon slices.

2. Strawberry Red Wine Slushies
Ingredients (serves 4)
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 1/2 cups red wine

4 oz. simple syrup


Add frozen strawberries, red wine, and simple syrup to a blender. Puree until smooth, fill with ice and blend until the ice has fully broken down. Pour into chilled wine glasses.

3. White Wine Mojito

via Turnip the Oven

Ingredients (serves 1)
2 lime wedges
6 fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon agave
1/2 cup chilled white wine
1/4 cup chilled club soda



Combine the lime, mint, and agave in a glass and muddle gently with a spoon. Add the wine, club soda, ice, and stir.

4. Rose Petal Rosé Sangria 

Photo & Recipe by Ashley Rose Conway 

Ingredients (serves 8)
40 oz rose infused rosé (recipe below)
8 oz grapefruit juice
8 oz brandy
1 lemon sliced
1 grapefruit sliced
5 strawberries, slices
10 raspberries


Add all to a pitcher and stir. Let soak for 4 hours or overnight. Serve with ice in wine glasses.

Rose infused rosé
5 cups New Age rosé

1 1/4 cup organic dried rose buds

Add rose buds to the New Age Rosé. Seal in an air tight container and let step for 1-2 days. Strain into another jar and keep up to three months in the fridge.

5. Tincho

Photo & Recipe by Ashley Rose Conway

Ingredients (serves 1)
1/4 oz lime juice

garnish: lime wheel or wedge


Add all ingredients into a large wine glass or coupe and stir. Garnish with lime wheel or wedge.

Which one will you try?


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