These delicious red wine cocktail recipes are the perfect mixed drinks for parties. They’re also a great way to enjoy the last of that bottle of dinner wine.
There’s nothing better than a great bottle of red. But these cocktails are a great way to take leftover wine or cheap wine and turn it into a delicious drink.
Red wine is a surprisingly nice ingredient to put in cocktails because it has a complex flavor profile. And yet it’s easy to blend with plenty of other ingredients. It adds depth and complexity to mixed drinks. And most cocktails work whether you pick a sweet fruity bottle or a dry red wine.
Red Wine Cocktails
This drink also bears the distinction of being a good thing to do with cheap whiskey and cheap red wine. You can't say that about many things in life The flavor is similar to that of a traditional whiskey sour, but with the grape from the wine putting a twist on both the tartness and the sweetness.
The Phoebe Snow is a very old classic cocktail featuring Dubonnet Rouge, cognac and absinthe. It's unique and sophisticated, with a flavor profile that can take a few sips to get used to, but then you get it.
There is no hard and fast authentic recipe for the sangria. It's always about pairing white wine with whatever fruit and delicious spices you have on hand. And then serving it to a party. So change this recipe all you want - swap out fruits you don't have for ones you do, change spices to suit your taste, whatever!
The Glogg in the Microwave is a cocktail recipe that involves using a microwave. It’s a lot like a mulled wine, but you make it in the microwave instead of over the stove in a sauce pot.
Feel free to play around with the spices. Add some, leave some out - whatever you like.
The Kalimocho is super easy to make. You mix cola with red wine, and you've got an instant party.
Not only does it taste great, it's also refreshing and bubbly. Perfect for casual get-togethers.
This delicious warm wintertime drink made of wine and cognac cooked with sugar and spices. It transforms any leftover or cheap wine into something wonderful, warm and comforting.
Mulled Wine Spritzer
The famous holiday drink doesn't have to be just for winter. You can take that heavy drink and transform it into a summery spritzer. And you serve it over ice, just to make it even more refreshing. It's perfect for enjoying outdoors in warm weather.
Tinto de Verano
Tinto de verano means "summer red wine" in Spanish. It's a summer drink made with red wine and fizzy lemon soda. It's everything wonderful about summer, no matter what time of the year you're enjoying it.
Cabernet Sauvignon Winter Sangria Pitcher
In just 15 minutes, you can put together this delicious winter sangria featuring winter fruits and spices. Sangria isn't just for summer!
Strawberry Slushies (With or Without Wine)
These Strawberry Slushies are made of 5 ingredients in a blender, including red wine spritzer. You actually freeze it so it's really icy and cold when you serve it.
Wine Apple Cider Cocktail
Wine Apple Cider Cocktail is the perfect warming, easy to make drink for fall and winter! Mulled white or red wine with cider, cinnamon whiskey, and orange!
Lucifer Morningstar Cocktail
The Lucifer Morningstar Cocktail features rum, red wine and ginger beer. It's the perfect adult-only refreshment at your Halloween gathering.
Red Wine Spritzer
This delicious cocktail pairs the red wine of your choice with club soda to make it bubbly and refreshing. It's super easy to make.
It's a perfect summertime drink. You get to enjoy all the flavor of wine, but lightened up with soda water. And it's a terrific way to use up leftover red wine from a dinner or party.
Mulled Wine Fireball Jello Shots
Red wine meets Fireball cinnamon whisky and some spices, and then they all party with some jello and you get this fabulous sweet and spicy holiday drink.