Thoughtfully made for poolside lounging, Vinho Verde Sangria is a low alcoholic light beverage to experience with friends and family.
Make sure all ingredients were refrigerated, especially the wine, which should be cooled at 12ºC to 15º C (53.6° to 59°F). Start mixing the fruits with sugar. Let it macerate to free its natural sugars and flavors. Add the wine and join soda only before serving. Sprinkle a bit of chopped mint to refreshen.
A no-so-typical punch bowl made with low-alcoholic wines and a burst of sweet, fruity, tropical flavors. Serves a bunch.
In a large pitcher, combine all fruits and half a spoon of honey. Stir vigorously to release its juices. Add ice and keep stirring. Finally, join both bottles of wine, preferably chilled at 10 ºC or 50 ºF. Finally, sprinkle a dash of nutmeg for a warm, earthy, spicy aroma.
Embracing pink shades with an easy, refreshing cocktail drink.
If you’re having a lighter drinking crowd over for dinner, Vinho Verde Mimosas are a good option: you’ll experience a low-alcoholic, light drink with less residual sugar yet a bubbly, refreshing body.
Bear in mind you should make the mixture in a large pitcher before pouring them in flute glasses to really mix all the ingredients and let them carbonate. Every component should be very cold, especially the wine which you should let it cool to 8ºC to 12º C (46.4° to 53.6°F).
Vinho Verde first, followed by orange juice, a bit of Triple Sec for a twist and finish with a bit of ice, according to your individual taste. Top with a slice or two, and use the rest for decorating each flute. Serve.
A dry cocktail choice with freshly chopped mint for a refreshing twist.
Crush fresh mint with ice with the help of a mortar and pestle, and add half a lemon or lime juice. Mix Vinho Verde, soda, and gin in a large glass. Add honey and stir. Lastly, add chopped mint to the mixture. Serve on the rocks.
Minty, citric and boozy: perfect combination for long summer nights with friends.
Chop the leaves and join the sugar into a large balloon glass. Add the lime juice next and a bit of crushed ice. Stir frequently and add half a glass of wine. Finish with a splash of club soda to let it carbonate.