4 Wine Cocktails To Spice Up Your Summer Slideshow

4 Wine Cocktails to Spice Up Your Summer

Cocktail parties are the same as dinner parties: The goal is to enjoy time with friends, not cook all night! Many summer wine cocktails require blending or cooling, so the more you can prepare the night before or earlier in the day, the more enjoyable happy hour will be. 

Fruit Wine Margarita

Fruity margaritas are all the rage right now. So why not try them with wine? Just choose a fruit and add tequila and wine. Soon, you'll be enjoying a yummy spin on America's favorite cocktail. 

Apple-Cinnamon Sangria

This concoction is perfect for those cool summer evenings. It's filled with apples, cranberries, and apricots. Just add some brandy and cinnamon, and you're in for a treat. 

Riesling Strawberry Slush

Alcoholic smoothies are a summer staple. But instead of pumping them with liquor, go a little lighter with riesling. I often pair strawberries with limes for this recipe, but you can use any fruits. 


I love feeling fancy in my own backyard, and this wine cocktail definitely does the trick! Plus, this recipe consists of multiple inexpensive ingredients, including cucumber, lime, grapes, mint, and seltzer water. This concoction creates the perfect fizz for a hot night.