3 Surprisingly Good Wine Mixers for Your Next Summer Party

Refreshing wine mixers are the perfect addition to a warm summer night get together.

If you enjoy entertaining than you're likely already making plans for the weekend. Of course, an important aspect of any summer party are the drinks! Now, don’t get all freaked out, it’s a vital part of the party but it’s not hard! With the right combination of ingredients, even simple recipes will make your summer party the talk of the town.

These mouth-watering, refreshing mixers will make your summer entertaining a breeze!

Citrus Wine Spritzer

This citrus wine spritzer is best made with red wine and ideal for a hot summer evening. All you need is:

  • Red wine: Perfect with the 2016 Purpose Road  
  • Soda water
  • Citrus fruit (your choice)

Simply mix the soda water with your red wine. Next, top your drink with lemon, lime, or blood orange to create the perfect combination of tart and sweetness.

Pomegranate Orange Sangria

Tropical flavors reign supreme when it comes to summer drinks. For this magical wine mix, you’ll need:

First, pour your wine in a pitcher and mix it with pomegranate juice. Put in two sliced oranges and a cup of pomegranate seeds. Serve in chilled glasses and with a rosemary sprig for garnish. This visually stunning drink will wow all your guests. 

Berry Delicious Mixed Berry Spritzer

There’s no time like summertime for berries! This red wine mixer is so delicious, be prepared to be asked for seconds. Here's what you'll need:

  • Red wine
  • Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Soda water

Start by covering the bottom of a serving pitcher with a mix of berries. Make sure this layer is no more than an inch thick or so. Pour your wine over the berries and let it rest for at least 10 minutes. This will ensure that the berry flavors permeate through the wine (yummy). After you are satisfied with the resting time, top off your pitcher with soda water and chill before serving. For a extra treat, add a small handful of berries into your guest’s glass when serving.

Entertaining during the summer means you can play with a variety of flavorful beverages. Whether you want to add citrus or berries, you’re serving a spritzer or sangria, dressing up your wine doesn’t have to seem daunting. Wine mixers make for a delightful entertaining experience! The bonus is your guests will enjoy the visual presentation that goes with their flavorful drinks.


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Jason McClain

As the proprietor of McClain Cellars, I am thrilled to finally do the one thing I have always loved the most. Create amazing wines to be shared with my family and friends. After spending over 30 years tasting wines on the other side of the bar, my wife Sofia and I decided to throw caution to the wind and start our own winery here in Laguna Beach. You can visit us and taste our wines at The Hive in Laguna Canyon, 849 Laguna Canyon Road. (949) 590-9980.

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