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Mid Week Happy Hour | Pink Lemonade | Wine Cocktail

Updated: Apr 12

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Raise your glasses, because we're ending the month on a high note with one of my all-time favorite wine cocktails – rosé! Delicate, fruity, and perfect for summertime sipping, rosé wine cocktails are the epitome of summer refreshment. Join me as we explore the charm of rosé and discover why it's the ultimate choice for warm weather libations.





Why Rose wine?

Before we dive into the world of rosé wine cocktails, let's take a moment to appreciate the beauty and versatility of this beloved pink-hued beverage. Here are some fascinating facts about rosé wine:

  1. Light and Refreshing: Rosé wine is renowned for its light, refreshing character and fruity notes. It's the perfect choice for those seeking a crisp and flavorful alternative to traditional white or red wines.

  2. Versatile and Approachable: Despite its delicate pink color, rosé wine is anything but feminine. Its fruity and approachable nature makes it a favorite among wine enthusiasts of all genders.

  3. Summer Vibes: While rosé wine is delicious year-round, it's especially popular during the summer months. Its limited production and seasonal availability give it a coveted status as the quintessential summer wine.

  4. Budget-Friendly: Rosé wine is often more affordable than other varieties, making it a wallet-friendly option for cocktail enthusiasts. With rosé, you can enjoy the taste of luxury without breaking the bank.


Crafting the Perfect Rosé Wine Cocktail


Now that we've explored the allure of rosé wine, let's dive into the world of cocktail creation. Here's a simple and refreshing recipe for a summer-ready rosé wine cocktail.


Do not drink and drive. Be responsible

Pink Lemonade


Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/4 fresh lime juice

  • 4 tablespoon Sugar

  • 1 cup ice-cold water

  • 1 cup Rose wine

Instructions

  1. Make simple syrup by boiling 1/4 cup water and dissolving the 1/4 cup sugar. Let it cool.

  2. Add the lime juice, and simple syrup to the ice-cold water and mix well.

  3. Mix the lemonade with rose wine and divide into 2 glasses


Notes

You can use ready-to-use lemonade if you like. Adding a little bit of fruit juice of your choice to the pink lemonade is also a good idea. I add watermelon juice!

As you savor the delightful flavors of your rosé wine cocktail, let it transport you to a sun-drenched patio overlooking the sea or a cozy backyard barbecue with friends. With its light, fruity profile and easygoing charm, rosé wine is the perfect companion for all your summer adventures. So why not raise a glass and toast to the joys of summer with a refreshing rosé wine cocktail in hand?


Fun Fact: Rosé is what we call it in French. The Spanish name is Rosado and the Italian name is Rosato. Hah!



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