Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Wilde Cock Blackberry Merlot Tea Sangria

Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Tea Sangria

INGREDIENTS (Serves 12):

2 quarts iced tea

1 bottle Wilde Cock Blackberry Merlot

2 Cups berry juice of your choice

2 Pounds mixed berries, sliced

DIRECTIONS:

In a large pitcher, combine tea, wine, and juice. Chill to blend flavors, at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

To serve, add fruit to pitcher or divide among glasses. Pour sangria over the fruit. The sangria may be served over ice if desired.

Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Cab Sauv Cocktail

Wine Cocktail Wednesday: Cabernet Sauvignon Cocktail

INGREDIENTS:

16 ounces 2014/2015 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon – Limited Reserve

8 ounces cranberry juice

4 ounces fresh orange juice

4 ounces Chambord

Ice

3 ounces chilled lemon/lime sparkling water

Thinly sliced lemon zest

Thinly sliced lime zest

Thinly sliced orange zest

DIRECTIONS:

In a pitcher, combine the wine, juices and Chambord; refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Stir well and pour into ice-filled white wine glasses. Top each drink with 1/2 ounce sparkling water and garnish with the zests.

Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Red Wine Sour

Wine Cocktail Wednesday: Red Wine Sour

INGREDIENTS:

2 parts Bourbon

1 part lemon juice

2/3 part simple syrup

2/3 part egg white

1/2 part Wilde Cock Red

DIRECTIONS:

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white. Shake and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice cubes. Float red wine.

Recipe inspired by Absolut

Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Prestige Spritzer

Wine Cocktail Wednesday: Prestige Spritzer

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 Cup ice

2 Tablespoons frozen berries of your choice

2 oz Wilde Cock Prestige Gold

6 oz sparkling water (La Croix recommended because of it’s subtle flavor and no added sweetness)

DIRECTIONS:

Pour ice into a glass. Add frozen berries. Pour in the wine, then the sparkling water. Sip and enjoy.

Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Blushing Beauty

Wine Cocktail Wednesday: Blushing Beauty

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tablespoon + 3/4 teaspoon unflavored gelatin (2 packets)

1 C water, divided

1 C sugar

1 bottle Wilde Cock Blush

DIRECTIONS:

Sprinkle the gelatin over ¼ cup of the water in a small bowl. Set aside for a few minutes to rehydrate.

Combine the remaining water and the sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat.

Add the gelatin to the sugar syrup and stir to dissolve. Combine with the wine in a medium mixing bowl or a 9-inch square baking pan. Refrigerate for 3 hours, until set.

Serve with fresh whipped cream and berries!

Wine Cocktail Wednesday – Honey, Grab the Apples!

Wine Cocktail Wednesday: Honey, Grab the Apples!

A Widle Cock Apple wine cocktail infused with the flavors of honey and lemon.

INGREDIENTS (1 cocktail):

1 1/2 Tablespoon honey

1/2 Tablespoon hot water

2 tsp – 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

4 oz Wilde Cock Apple wine

DIRECTIONS:

Dissolve honey in hot water. Add lemon juice and wine; stir. Fill glass with ice, pour in wine cocktail, and garnish with lemon slice!