OLIVER WINE COCKTAILS
Mulled Hard Cider
Mix all ingredients in crockpot or stove top, stir well and heat on low until ready.
Mix all ingredients in a crockpot or saucepan, stir well and heat on low until ready. For a fun garnish, add orange or lemon slices, cinnamon sticks, star anise or fresh ginger pieces.
Soft Red Martini
Shake with ice and top off this tasty, chilled martini with a splash of lemon-lime soda.
Fill a stemless wine glass with ice. Mix all ingredients together and serve over crushed ice. Garnish with fresh sliced pineapple.
Layer a Collins glass with frozen peach slices (about 5). Fill with ice. Combine Orchard Stand Peach and orange juice in a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake. Strain into glass. Top with ginger beer.
Stir, pour over ice and serve.
Stir and pour over ice. Garnish with an orange slice.
Pour over ice, stir, and garnish with fresh or frozen blackberries.
Garnish with one fresh blackberry and a sprig of mint.
Muddle strawberries, honey and basil in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, Oliver Shiraz and cranberry cocktail. Shake vigorously and strain into a sugar-rimmed glass. Garnish with sliced strawberries and basil.
Ice Wine Ginger Pop
Stir together and pour over ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with frozen grapes.
St. Nick's Crush
Combine ¾ tsp Clementine Brown Sugar mixer (below) with 1½ tsp Roasted Cranberry Clove mixer* (below) and 6 oz Oliver White Zinfandel. Garnish with rosemary sprigs and fresh cranberries.
Clementine Brown Sugar Mixer: Heat ½ cup brown sugar and ½ cup water over medium heat until dissolved. Steep the peel from one clementine in the brown sugar mixture for at least one hour. Strain, stir in 1 tsp of vanilla and the juice from ½ clementine.
*Roasted Cranberry Clove Mixer
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spread cranberries over a pan and sprinkle with 1 tsp of ground clove. Roast cranberries for 10 minutes. Heat ½ cup sugar and ½ cup water over medium heat until dissolved. Steep cranberries to sugar mixture for 2-4 hours. Strain, and refrigerate.
Try these with a little extra sparkle! Download the recipe here.