There aren’t too many rules when it comes to imbibing. We can mix and match, blend and shake, pretty much any ingredients we want (within reason).Bartenders are constantly redefining cocktails — mixing unlikely ingredients to yield incredible sippers.Why can’t we do the same? IWe value all kinds of cocktail mashups, but we really dig wine cocktails for spring. Who says we have to choose between a boozy gin and tonic and a glass of chilled, crisp prosecco? Lose the tonic, marry the two remaining ingredients, add some lemon, and enjoy a fizzy French 75 instead.
The sky’s the limit for creative hybrid beverages and we have picked our favorites. We suggest the bourbon- and ice wine-based Harvest Crush for a snazzy backyard gathering, or even the Star Gazer, full of dark rum and chardonnay, to kick-off your weekend. Read ahead for 10 wonderful wine cocktails.