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Coravin's Top 7 Wine Cocktails to Beat the Heat - Cheers to Summer

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Escape the scorching heat of summer and elevate your wine experience with Coravin's handpicked selection of the top 7 wine cocktails. Whether you prefer the crispness of still or the effervescence of sparkling, the sweetness of a fruity blend or the elegance of a dry pour, we have curated a collection that caters to every palate. So whether you're basking in the sun with friends or relishing a quiet moment alone, join us as we dive into the realm of refreshing concoctions that will enhance your summer to its fullest potential.

1. Watermelon frosé

Get ready to chill and unwine-d with this incredible Watermelon Frosé! Picture this: a thick, smooth, and oh-so-refreshing cocktail that will transport you straight to a summer paradise. Frozen watermelon takes center stage, infusing natural sweetness and a vibrant pink hue into every sip. Say goodbye to watery melons and hello to a frosty, sorbet-like delight that'll have you floating on cloud nine. And guess what? No extra sugar or sweeteners needed because the frozen watermelon does all the sweet talking. So, kick back, unwind, and treat yourself to this frosty wonderland of pure summer bliss. Your taste buds will thank you, and your worries will melt away in a single sip.

What you need
- 10 oz (or 300ml) natural rosé wine
- 4 cups frozen watermelon cubes
- Juice of 1 lime

How to make?
- In a blender, combine the rosé wine, frozen watermelon cubes, and a squeeze of lime juice. - Blend away until everything is fully combined and reaches a sorbet-like smoothness.
- Grab your favorite glasses and, using a rubber spatula or ice-cream scoop, transfer the luscious mixture into them.
- Now comes the best part – it's time to indulge! Sip, savor, and enjoy!
- If you're planning ahead, feel free to pop your Frosé in the freezer for an hour or two before serving for an extra frosty experience.

- Pro tip: If you plan on only making one batch of Watermelon Frosé, we suggest investing ina Pivot device which allows you to preserve your remaining Rosé wine for 4 weeks after opening the bottle.

2.Raspberry Prosecco Punch

This Raspberry Prosecco Punch is the ultimate summer refresher, perfect for both laid-back gatherings and joyous celebrations. A sensational twist on the classic Lemoncello Spritz! Just like its lemony counterpart, this cocktail combines the effervescence of Prosecco with a burst of vibrant flavors. While the star ingredient, Limoncello, adds its signature zesty touch, we take it up a notch by introducing juicy raspberries to the mix.

Prepare to be dazzled as this fruity concoction dances on your taste buds. By incorporating a splash of Cran-Raspberry juice, we create a delightful pop of color that adds to the visual appeal. And that's not all! To give this drink an extra summery kick, we toss in some frozen raspberries, infusing the punch with an irresistible freshness.

What you need

- ½ bottle Prosecco

- ½ cup Cran-Raspberry juice (or 100% raspberry juice)

- ¼ cup Limoncello

- Frozen Raspberries

How to make?

- Make sure to chill all the ingredients beforehand to guarantee a delightfully icy cocktail.

- Begin by adding your frozen raspberries to a pitcher.

- Next, combine Limoncello with the luscious raspberry juice, and pour the mixture into the pitcher alongside the raspberries.

- Now, it's time to introduce effervescence. Gently pour in the Prosecco, letting its bubbles mingle with the fruity flavors. Mix it all together gently.

- Serve your Raspberry Prosecco Punch immediately into elegant white wine glasses or Champagne flutes. If desired, you can also pour it over ice for an extra chill.

- Pro tip: To keep the remaining Prosecco at its sparkling best for weeks after opening, consider using the Coravin Sparkling device. This innovative tool will ensure your bubbly remains deliciously effervescent, preserving its delightful qualities long after you first pop the bottle.

3. Ginger Rouge

Calling all red wine enthusiasts and spice seekers! Get ready to ignite your taste buds with the tantalizing Ginger Rouge cocktail. This fiery creation is perfect for those who crave the richness of red wine combined with an enticing kick.

To craft this captivating wine cocktail, start with a luscious and fruity red wine, like a pinot noir. Add a splash of vibrant orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or Triple Sec, along with a sweet and spicy ginger beer. Pour it into the glass, allowing its effervescence to intertwine with the robust flavors of the wine and orange liqueur. The resulting symphony of tastes will leave you wanting more.

What you need

- 1 cup red wine
- ½ cup ginger beer
- 1 shot triple sec (or orange liqueur)
- For an extra touch of elegance, garnish your Ginger Rouge with a sprig of aromatic rosemary.

How to make?

- Grab a pitcher and gather the key players: red wine, ginger beer, and orange liqueur. Pour them together in the pitcher, creating a harmonious blend of flavors.
- Time to prepare the glasses. Take four glasses and fill them with ice, creating a refreshing foundation for your Ginger Rouge cocktail.
- Now, it's showtime! Grab your pitcher and evenly pour into each glass, making sure everyone gets their fair share.
- To add a touch of elegance and aromatic charm, garnish each glass with a sprig of fresh rosemary.
- Pro tip: Pour your Pinot Noir (or other desired red wine) using the Coravin Timeless device. This device allows you to access the wine without pulling the cork, preserving what remains in the bottle for weeks, months or even years.

4. Mango White Wine Slushies

Sauvignon Blanc, the reigning champion of Summery white wines, offers a fruity and crisp experience with subtle hints of nectarine. Which, coincedently pair perfectly with mango. Frozen mangoes are readily available in the fruit section, and during the summer season, you'll likely find them in the produce section as well.

These slushies are a delicious and refreshing treat. They offer a delightful blend of sweetness and chill, providing the perfect remedy for summer heat. Whether you're lounging by the pool or enjoying a balmy evening on the patio, the Mango White Wine Slushie is your ultimate companion.

What you need
- 2-3 handfuls of frozen mango, you can always add more if you’re after a thicker consistency
- ½ bottle of chilled white wine, preferably Sauvignon Blanc
- 2 tablespoons of honey or agave syrup
- ¼ cup sparkling water

How to make?
- In a blender, combine the frozen mango, white wine, and syrup. =
- Blend everything together until smooth and velvety.
- Now it's time to add a touch of effervescence to your slushie. Pour in some sparkling water and give it a gentle stir. This sparkling addition will elevate your slushie to a whole new level of refreshment.
- To add a touch of flair and garnish your creation, get creative! Sprinkle some slices of peaches, a sprig of fresh mint, or scatter a few juicy strawberries on top. These vibrant additions will not only enhance the visual appeal but also add an extra burst of flavor.
- Pro-tip: To ensure your Sauvignon Blanc doesn't oxidize and spoil after opening, here's a handy device you can use - the Coravin Pivot. This nifty tool preserves the remaining wine in the bottle for up to 4 weeks, allowing you to enjoy another round of Mango White Wine Slushies or simply savor a glass of white wine on your own in the weeks to come.

5. Champagne Mojito

This exquisite cocktail combines the zesty tang of lime, the effervescence of champagne, the smoothness of white rum, and the delicate sweetness of elderflower syrup. Each sip is a refreshing burst of flavor that will transport you to sun-kissed shores and tropical paradises. Perfect for hot Summer days.

What you’ll need
- 3 lime wedges
- fresh mint
- 1 tablespoon oz elderflower syrup (rose or peach syrup will work as well)
- 1 shot white rum
- 60ml champagne

How to make?
- Grab a stylish medium-sized cocktail glass and start by adding lime wedges, fresh mint leaves, and syrup.
- Fill the glass with ice and add in your rum.
- Lastly pour in your champagne (or alternative Sparkling wine)
- Give your cocktail and gentle stir and enjoy!
- Pro-tip: Since the cocktail calls for a small amount of Champagne, we recommend you save the remaining amount in the bottle with the Coravin Sparkling device. The Coravin Sparkling preserves Champagne, Prosecco, Cava and Sparkling Wines for up to 4 weeks. Meaning you could enjoy this cocktail any day of the month.

6. Call a Cab Wine Cocktail

With just a few simple ingredients – ice, your preferred vodka, a bottle of exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon, and a touch of zesty lemonade – you'll embark on a journey that will make you understand why it's time to call a cab.

What you’ll need
- Ice
- 180 ml lemonade
- 30 ml vodka
- 60-90 ml Cabernet Sauvignon

How to make?
- Fill a glass of your choice with ice.
- Add in the lemonade and vodka.
- Slowly pour in your Cabernet Sauvignon, allowing the rich flavours to compliment the other ingredients.
- Give the cocktail and gentle stir and savor the delightful symphony of flavors.

- Pro tip: To ensure the wine that’s left in the bottle does not oxidize and (eventually) go bad, we recommend using the Coravin Timeless device. You can pour your desired amount and save the rest for weeks, months or years to come. Meaning this cocktail can be enjoyed in the Summer, Winter, Spring or Fall with the exact same bottle of wine.

7. Skinny White Wine Spritzer

Introducing the refreshing "Skinny White Wine Cocktail" – a delightful blend of flavors that won't weigh you down. Crafted with care, this cocktail combines the crispness of a dry white wine with the effervescence of sugar-free lime sparkling water. Sip away and indulge in the guilt-free pleasure of this low-calorie libation. For an added touch of sophistication, garnish your glass with a handful of your favorite frozen berries.

What you’ll need
- 120-150ml dry white wine. Choose from your favourite Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio or dry Riesling.
- 60ml lime flavoured sugar-free sparkling water
- Handful of frozen berries

How to make?
- Fill your glass with frozen berries. This will keep your cocktail adequately chilled.
- Next, pour in your white wine and sparkling water. Stir gently to combine.
- Cheers to a guilt-free, flavourful Summer!

- Pro-tip: Use the Coravin Pivot to preserve your remaining white wine for up to 4 weeks.

In conclusion, we've explored a delightful array of Summer Wine Cocktails that are sure to quench your thirst. With a selection of still, sparkling, red, white, and rosé wine recipes, there's something for everyone seeking to beat the heat and indulge in a refreshing sip.

By incorporating Coravin's innovative technology into your wine enjoyment, you can confidently embark on your Summer Wine Cocktail adventures, knowing that the bottles in your collection will remain as fresh and delectable as the day you first poured from them. These remarkable devices provide a solution for preserving both still and sparkling wines, allowing you to enjoy a cocktail today, tomorrow, or even next week using the same bottle of wine.

So, whether you're toasting at a sun-kissed rooftop gathering, relaxing on a beach picnic, or enjoying a quiet evening on your patio, let the Summer Wine Cocktails and the Coravin wine-by-the-glass systems transport you to a realm of flavorful bliss. Cheers to the joys of summer, the preservation of precious wines, and the countless memories created with every sip.