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Best Wine and Orange Juice Cocktails

5 Best Wine Cocktails.

 1. The White Wine Spritzer.

The white wine spritzer is a fabulous drink and one of the simplest to mix up, needing only two ingredients which radiates and exotically dresses any white wine.

Ensuring that your sparkling water and wine are icy is fundamental to making a great spritzer. This aids in creating an exhilarating cocktail that makes the wine’s aromatic’s open. It makes a non-tasty wine satisfying.

Depending on how you like your wine, it is better to start with a 3:1 pour. Meaning in every three parts of wine, you’ll be needing to pour a part of the soda.

This white wine is a smooth drink, and it is quite remarkable as any other cocktail with some fruity ice and suitable garnish.

Ingredients

  • An ounce of club soda (cold).
  • 3 ounces of chilled white wine.
  • Use orange peel or lime wedge for garnish.

Recipe.

1. Ready the ingredients.
2. Fill a highball or wine glass with ice.
3. Pour the wine, topped with mineral water or club soda
4. Garnish with orange peel or lime wedge
5. Serve.

2. Bishop cocktail.

This unique drink has been in existence since 1935, been detailed in The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book

Bishop cocktail can serve you as a perfect mixture when you have a bottle of red wine that didn’t meet up to your taste, or you have gone tired of drinking.

The rum is perfect in making wine tasty and far better than it was, making it a clear sangria recipe.

Careful considerations should be made when making your choice in the market due to the abundance of Bishop recipe’s that don’t contain the rum, and it’ll be better to stick to original recipes from the 1930s.

Ingredients.

  • An ounce of red wine
  • 1 ½ ounce of Cuban wine
  • 1 ½ ounce of lime juice
  • ¼ ounce of simple syrup

Recipe.

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice and mix the lemon juice, orange juice, and powdered sugar with ice, shaking until chilled.
3. Strain in a highball glass
4. Fill the glass with burgundy adding two ice cubes
5. Stir
6. Garnish with several fruits and serve in a highball glass

3. The Americano Spritz.

This wine has been existing since the 19th century. The americano spritz is a satisfying, bubbly and white Moscato wine made by the mixture of herbs and a blend of spices with a touch of the Cocchi americano.

A shot and a half of Cocchi Americo will do, then add some orange slices and white grapefruit juice, a sprig of mint. Then fill up the whole glass with either champagne or prosecco.

More fruits can be added for better taste, ensuring it is served over ice and chilled.

Relaxing with this drink after a hot afternoon wouldn’t be wrong after all as more of the sweet cocktail can be made from just one bottle of the Cocchi americano.

Ingredients.

  • A splash of club soda
  • 1 ½ ounce of sweet vermouth
  • 1 ½ ounce of Campari

Recipe

1. Ready the ingredients
2. In a highball glass filled with pour the Campari and the vermouth
3. Add the club soda and garnish with an orange twist

4. Moscato sweet tea.

A satisfying and refreshed sweet tea with some perfect Moscato wine mix could be all you need on a long afternoon, making the day soul-refreshing.

Ingredients.

  • A cup of sugar
  • A dozen of teabags(black)
  • Summer pitcher (your choice)
  • Grape Moscato
  • Water
  • Garnish with mint sprigs or lemon wheels.

Recipe

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Boil about 4 cups of water
3. Soak the tea bags for 5 minutes
4. Add sugar and stir
5. Add three more cups of water and refrigerate
6. Pour half the glass with Moscato and the rest half with iced sweet tea
7. Stir
8. Garnish and enjoy.

5. Winter Wine Sangria

What is more enjoyable for summer picnics, dinner parties and birthdays if not the white wine sangria. It glows, with a fresh flavor and can be enjoyed for the whole year. With some winter fruits added, sangria can be enjoyed for the entire party time.

Ingredients

  • A lemon (sliced in multiple pieces)
  • White grape juice with a preferred amount
  • A bottle of any white wine (your best
  • A preferred amount of tonic water.
  • An orange (sliced in several pieces)
  • A granny smith apple (sliced in several parts)

Recipe

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Get the apple, orange and lemon slice
3. Add the sliced fruits to the wine
4. Using about half of a container, empty some white grape juice in the wine,
5. Add about 6 ounces of tonic water.
6. Stir
7. Cool for about 4 hours

5 Best Orange Juice Cocktails.

1. The Abbey Cocktail

From the highly regarded Savoy cocktail Book, the Abbey Cocktail is an astonishing smash, particularly on its drinking ease.

It dates back to 1930, with the likes of Kina Lillet which is no longer in production but is being replaced by Lillet Blanc by the same company. The latter being more decorative and sweeter than the original.

But to get the best of tastes, mix this little drink with a bottle of Cocci Americano, and have me to thank later. It is rather simple to make when looking beyond mimosa.

Ingredients.

  • Orange juice about ¾ ounce
  • Lillet blanc about ¾ ounce
  • 1 ½ ounces of gin
  • Orange bitters (2 dashes)
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

Recipe

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Empty the gin, orange bitters, and juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes
3. Shake and pour in a cocktail glass
4. Garnish with the Maraschino cherry and serve.

2. The Papaya Smash.

With just a touch of margarita, this thirst-quenching juice can be easily made. Using the Avion as its main recipe and the Anejo tequila making the papaya taste delicious.

But to get the best of tastes of this sweet juice use an Aperol as the orange liqueur. Making the papaya taste better with any meal due to its bitter and aperitif nature. And can be enjoyed with your group of friends on a spring holiday.

Ingredients

1. Orange juice (½ ounce)
2. A slice of fresh papaya
3. Aperol (half an ounce)
4. Agave nectar (¼ ounce)
5. Avion Anejo (1¼ ounce)
6. Lime juice (¾ ounce)
7. Garnish: fresh papaya

Recipe

1. Ready the ingredients
2. In a mixing glass, add a fresh slice of agave nectar and raw papaya together
3. Muddle to get the papaya flavor
4. Empty the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake thoroughly
5. Pour over ice
6. Use the fresh papaya for garnish

3. The Brandy Slush.

This is a tasty and classic drink best enjoyed with a group of friends or family, but ensure it is  frozen for a while to deliver its best taste.

It Contains about 129 calories, 8g of sodium, 20g of carbohydrate, and 0g of saturated fat per serving.

Ingredients

1. Frozen orange juice concentrate (12 ounces)
2. Brandy (2 cups)
3. Green tea bags (4 pieces)
4. About 8-9 cups of water
5. Frozen lemonade concentrate (12 ounces)
6. Garnish -lime wedge.

Recipe

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Boil about two cups of water
3. In a bowl, add two tea bags
4. Pour the water over the teabags
5. Cover for 5-6 minutes
6. Open and remove the tea bags
7. Get a big pitcher and empty the tea inside
8. Empty the juice concentrate, lemonade concentrate, brandy and water in the pitcher and stir.
9. Pour into a container and freeze till the next morning.

Serve with a lime wedge.

4. Orange Dream Mimosa.

This drink is a champagne cocktail tasting like a creamsicle. You wouldn’t want to miss this excellent cocktail for your brunch menu.

With ginger ale, shining soda and grape you can make the nonalcoholic form of it.

Containing: 138g calories, 15g of carbohydrates, 2g fat (1g saturated), 8mg cholesterol, 1g of protein and 8mg of sodium per serving

Ingredients.

1. Strawberries
2. 4-5 teaspoons of minced orange zest
3. 2 ½ cups of orange juice
4. 750 milliliters of champagne (2 bottles)
5. Fine sugar (¾ cup)
6. A cup of half and half cream

Recipe.

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Add the minced orange zest, orange juice, half and half cream, and the fine sugar in a blender.
3. Blend until the sugar dissolves
4. Pour into a square dish
5. Cover and refrigerate overnight

Serving:

1. Add about a quarter of orange mixture per champagne glass
2. Pour the champagne
3. Serve instantly after garnishing with the strawberries.

For the nonalcoholic form:

  • Replace the champagne bottles with a sparkling apple cider.

5. The Hurricane.

The hurricane is an outstanding delicious drink widely known for its absolute balance between fruit and liquor in recipes with multiple layers.

Originating from New Orleans and comprising of a blend of orange juices, passion fruit and light, and dark rum.

The first production of the hurricane was in Pat O’Brien’s bar in New Orleans during the war due to the absence of whiskey.

It coined its name from the glass it was served which looks like a hurricane lamp.

The hurricane can be found in the French market or elsewhere around the city.

Ingredients.

1. ½ medium-sized lime
2. 2 ounces of passion fruits juice
3. White rum (2 ounces)
4. Dark rum (2 ounces)
5. Grenadine ½ ounce
6. 2 ounces of passion fruit juice
7. An ounce of orange juice
8. Garnish -maraschino cherry and an orange slice.

Recipe.

1. Ready the ingredients
2. Empty all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake
3. Shake and pour in a hurricane glass filled with ice.
4. Garnish with orange and maraschino cherry and enjoy.