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There are very many variations on the market regarding white wine drinks. These are some classics!
White Wine Drinks For Summer
White Wine-Berry Sangria
Sangria has always been a favorite for celebrations. From birthdays to weddings, this cocktail brings out the best in white wine drinks. It is no wonder, therefore, that it has many variations to it. Here is a sangria variation to keep you in high spirits this summer.
- 1 Bottle Dry White Wine
- ½ Cup Lemon-Lime Soda
- 1 Handful Raspberries
- ½ Cup Raspberry Vodka
- ¼ Cup Brandy
- 1 Handful Chopped Strawberries
- 1 Handful Blueberries
Get hold of a pitcher and in it, combine the brandy, soda, wine, and vodka. In a wine glass, pour a handful of raspberries and chopped strawberries. Add ice to the berries before topping off with sangria and blueberries. Stir the mixture and get the party going.
These white wine cocktails are sweet and smooth when going down. Thus, they are the ideal white wine drinks for a summer celebration.
Wine Suggestion: Sauvignon Blanc
This white wine has fruity, green and herbaceous flavors which add a tasteful touch to the cocktail. Our choice of wine is Robert Mondavi 2014 Fume Blanc (Oakville). This wine is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon which get fermented in a French Oak barrel. The result is a sophisticated and sublime texture with hints of jasmine to it. With these flavors in your cocktail, the taste is unbelievable.
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You are no longer limited to pairing your wine with certain foods. Cocktails and White Wine Drinks give you a chance to enjoy wine with a variety of foods.
Classic White Wine Spritzer
Warm weather calls for refreshing drinks, and that’s where this spritzer comes in. This cocktail requires a few ingredients, and the process is quite simple. Hence, it is a great choice for the summer.
- ½ Cup Ice Cubes
- 3 Oz Chilled Club Soda
- 5 Oz Chilled White Wine
- 3 Watermelon/ Cantaloupe Balls For Garnishing
Place the ice cubes in a ten-ounce glass. Start by adding the wine and club soda before garnishing the mixture with watermelon balls.
This recipe produces enough yield for one person. Be sure to serve it immediately when chilled for the best results.
Wine Suggestion: Chardonnay
This fruity wine has a velvety mouthfeel, making it ideal for use in this cocktail. An excellent selection would be the Far Niente Chardonnay 2012.
White Wine Strawberry-Lemon Sangria
There is an endless discussion as to what makes sangria right. Some people argue that red wine makes the best sangria. However, white wine lovers have added a twist to this belief by making white sangria. The overall agreement is that sangria makes life enjoyable, regardless of its hue. This sangria is a favorite among white wine lovers. It is sweet enough to keep you hooked without being overly sugary.
The strawberries in the mix give the cocktail a summery taste and the lemons create a balance in the flavor. With lemon-lime soda in play, this cocktail drink is very addictive.
- 2 Thinly Sliced Lemons
- 1 Cored and Sliced Apple
- ½ Cup Light Rum
- 1 Cup of Sliced Strawberries
- 1 Bottle of White Wine
- 4 Cups Lemon-Lime Soda
Add the lemon slices, apples, and strawberries in a pitcher. Pour wine and rum onto the fruits and chill the mixture for five hours. Remove the mix from the cooler and add lemon-lime soda to it. Place some berries at the bottom of your glass and pour the sangria on top of them.
Though there is a considerable waiting time when chilling, the spectacular results are worth the wait. What’s more, you can store the remainder for a day, and it will not go rancid. The chances are high, however, that there will not be any leftovers. This drink is highly addictive.
Wine Suggestion: Sauvignon Blanc
An amazing choice is the Loveblock 2017 Sauvignon Blanc which is available at a reasonable price. It gets manufactured from organically grown fruit and is a combination of complexity and subtlety. Fruity flavors in the wine include cantaloupe, watermelon, and peach with hints of minerality. Additionally, it has a chalky and structured acidity with a citrus finish. Thus, your sangria will be a hit with all your party guests.
You are no longer limited to pairing your wine with certain foods. Cocktails and White Wine Drinks give you a chance to enjoy wine with a variety of foods. Hence, let nobody stop you from making sangria with white wine. Not only are the results amazing but the process is also straightforward. Ultimately, white wine drinks are here to stay, thanks to the many options on the market at present.