The best red wine cocktails for the summer are great ways to enjoy your favorite drink while still being a little more health conscious. Here are some of our favorite red wine cocktails perfect for sipping on in the warmer months.
Summertime is the perfect time for a sparkling red wine cocktail. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing drink to cool off or something to add a little pizzazz to your night, these cocktails are sure to hit the spot.
1. The strawberry daiquiri: Combine 1 oz strawberry-flavored vodka with 1 oz light rum and 1/2 oz lemon juice. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with fresh cut strawberries.
2. The classic martini: Start by mixing 2 oz gin with 2 tsp dry vermouth and 1 dash of sugar. Stir until well combined, then strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
3. The refreshing wine cooler: Combine 1 part white grape juice (or other light colored juice) with 1 part red wine and stir together until smooth. Serve in a chilled glass over crushed ice, garnished with fresh fruit if desired.
Whether you're looking for a refreshing drink to cool down on a hot day or an elegant party drink, these red wine cocktails are sure to please.
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