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Mid Week Happy Hour | Watermelon Wine Cooler | Wine Cocktail

Updated: Apr 12

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Welcome to another edition of Midweek Happy Hour! This month, we're embracing the light and romantic allure of wine cocktails. While classics like sangria and mimosas often steal the spotlight, today, we're shaking things up with a refreshing twist on the traditional mimosa. Say hello to the Watermelon Wine Cooler – a deliciously fruity concoction that's perfect for summer sipping!

By the way, here is my classic Mimosa recipe:

Fun Watermelon Facts

Before we dive into the deliciousness of our Watermelon Wine Cooler, let's take a moment to appreciate the humble watermelon. Here are some fascinating facts about this juicy summer fruit:

  1. Hydration Hero: With its high water content, watermelon is the perfect summer snack for staying hydrated and refreshed.

  2. Nutrient Powerhouse: Despite its sweet taste, watermelon is surprisingly nutritious, packed with vitamins A, C, and B6, as well as potassium and antioxidants.

  3. Low in Calories: For those watching their waistline, watermelon is a guilt-free treat, with only about 46 calories per cup.

  4. Seedless Varieties: While watermelon seeds are a classic summer snack, seedless varieties have become increasingly popular for their convenience and ease of eating.

Crafting the Perfect Wine Cocktail

When it comes to wine cocktails, simplicity is key. Forget fancy ingredients and complicated recipes – all you need are a few staples from your fridge or pantry to create a drink that's as easy to make as it is delicious.

Watermelon Wine Cooler Recipe

Inspired by the refreshing flavours of summer and the classic peach sangria, the Watermelon Wine Cooler is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Here's how to make it

Let us keep drinking and driving separate. Don’t drink and drive.

Watermelon Wine Cooler


  • 10 Oz Chardonnay - chilled (I use Chardonnay, fo for Pinot or Sauvignon or some fruity wine if you like)

  • 2 Oz Watermelon Juice (Easily available at your nearest store)

  • 1 Oz Vodka (You know where it is)

  • Dash of soda (optional)

  • Simple syrup (optional)


  1. You know the drill!

  2. Pour the juice over the chilled wine.

  3. Add the vodka and simple syrup (linked the recipe in the notes)

  4. Top with soda


If you are looking for some tipsy facts about wine, you can check out this post. I promise you will find something new about wine!

As you raise your glass to toast to another Midweek Happy Hour, let the refreshing taste of the Watermelon Wine Cooler transport you to a sunny beach or a cozy backyard barbecue. With its simple yet flavorful combination of watermelon, wine, and orange juice, this delightful cocktail is sure to become a summer staple in your repertoire. So why wait? Whip up a batch today and raise a toast to the joys of summer sipping!

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