is wonderful treat on its own but there are simple wine recipes that
create a brand new experience for your taste buds.The recipes allow for
the wine flavor to keep its presence while adding a special twist of
deliciousness.Wine cocktails are also a great way to start exploring
wine if you are a wine novice. Try creating some of these wine cocktail
ideas or adding a twist of your own.
Spritzers make for a light cocktail for warm evenings.
Spritzers can be simple with two ingredients or you jazz it up by
adding fresh fruit that compliments the flavors of your wine.
Traditionally created with white wines, spritzers are a 50/50 mixture of club soda and wine. A nice twist can
be added by using a splash of apple cider to give it a holiday flair. Spritzers will
bring in a slightly sweeter flavor and can be a transition for those who
are just beginning to explore the world of wine.
your white chilled by adding frozen fruits.White wines are typically
serve right around 55 degrees F and champagne about 45 degrees for
ultimate enjoyment. By adding frozen fruit, you keep the wine cool with
out watering down the wine. An extra bonus is you add light fruity
flavors that will compliment the wine. You can experiment with a variety of
sweet and fruity white wines
which would be ideal for adding frozen fruit to keep the wine cool even when standing near the cozy fireplace. If you prefer a drier
white wine,Sauvignon Blanc typically has light flavors with a hint of
fruit. Try infusing the wine with fresh pears, apples, or strawberries or even frozen cranberries and orange peel to give it a holiday zing.
is another great wine cocktail that is served over ice, perfect for
summer afternoons or parties. A simple wine cocktail recipe, Sangria is
created with fresh fruit, a little sugar, a red wine, bit of brandy
and usually some type of soda. To extract the most flavor and juice
from your fruit, cut or slice them a few hours before serving, toss with
sugar and then add the proper amount of brandy to the mixture. Allow
the fruit to sit in the fridge for at least an hour before adding your
red wine. After all has been combined, mix your wine and fruit with a
soda and serve over ice for an instant party-pleaser. Search "sangria
recipes" for measurements and ingredients.
And don't forget to serve your delightful holiday treats in one of Wine Christmas's unique Holiday Glasses!