Bordeaux Magazine US
February 10, 2021

Love at first sip

How to spice things up for your Valentine’s Day cocktails? We give you a few tips with a major twist! The ingredient of the day? Our Bordeaux white wine of course!

 

White Mulled Wine

  • 1 bottle of white wine (get it here)
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 oranges, sliced
  • 5 cinnamon sticks
  • 10 cloves
  • 4 star anise

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.  Reduce heat to medium-low, and let the wine simmer for 30 minutes. Strain and pour into mugs. Garnish with fresh orange slices and cinnamon sticks.

 

Winegaritas

  • 3 oz wine white (get it here)
  • ¾ oz lime juice
  • ¾ oz agave syrup
  • ½ oz orange juice

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass with ice.

 

Grapefruit Rosemary Cocktail

  • 3 oz white wine (get it here)
  • 1 oz grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz rosemary simple syrup
  • 1 oz sparkling water

Add all ingredients to a tall glass and stir. Garnish with spring of rosemary and slice of grapefruit.

 

Roses & Raspberry Winetzer

For the Wintz:

  • 1 cup of white wine (get it here)
  • 1/2 oz raspberry rose syrup
  • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 oz lemon sparkling water
  • Rose petal ice cubes

Combine all ingredients and stir. Divide into 2 glasses and serve over rose petal ice cubes.

For the raspberry Rose Syrup:
– 1/2 cup sugar
– 2/3 cup water
– 1/2 cup edible dried rose petals
– 1/2 cup raspberries

Add all ingredients to a small saucepan and bring to a boil stirring to dissolve sugar. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Cool and strain into a jar.

 

There will be more recipes to come so stay tuned! Please share the pictures of your creations on Instagram and don’t forget to tag us @bordeauxwines if you do!

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