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Holiday Wine Spritzer

Holiday Wine Spritzer

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    Kitchen Tested

    • Prep 5min
    • Total5min
    • Servings8

    ByTablespoon Kitchens

    Updated July 20, 2017

    Ingredients

    3

    cups cranberry blackberry juice

    1

    bottle (750 ml) dry white wine

    1

    bottle (16 oz) club soda

    Ice

    Fresh blackberries

    Steps

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    • 1

      In 2 1/2-quart pitcher, mix juice, wine and club soda.

    • 2

      Pour in glasses filled with ice.

    • 3

      Garnish with blackberries. Serve immediately.

    Nutrition Information

    No nutrition information available for this recipe

    More About This Recipe

    • This refreshing blackberry and wine spritzer is perfect for any holiday. A cool beverage that’s ready in just five minutes.

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    White Wine Spritzer: Light, Sparkly, and Low Carb

    This light, sparkling white wine spritzer is low carb and perfect for holiday celebrations. With just 2 carbs per 8 ounce serving it’s a pretty, refreshing cocktail recipe you’ll use again and again. Use ginger ale if you like a sweeter, more flavorful cocktail and the club soda if you prefer drier, fresher flavors.

    For this recipe you’ll need: Chardonnay, pineapple vodka (make sure it is 0 calories – some less expensive flavored vodkas hav carbs), cranberries (no carbs because you’re not eating them), vanilla stevia drops, sugar free ginger ale or club soda, ice

    Just two days until Thanksgiving, y’all. TWO days.

    Every years I swear up and down that I will have everything scheduled and ready to go for the blogs so I can concentrate on cooking and baking but every year I find myself sitting here rushing to finish up so I can get my pies done. Generally it takes a couple of deep, cleansing breaths and a glass of wine to calm my racing thoughts.

    This light white wine spritzer is one of my favorites. I? like to float frozen cranberries in it to keep it cold, give it just a touch of flavor without the carbs, and make it look pretty. If I happen to have a sprig of rosemary I’ll add that in, too. Light and sparkly, it’s a full 8 ounces of cocktail with just 2 carbs and that’s hard to beat.

    A white wine spritzer isn’t going to hold up to a turkey dinner but it’s perfect when your guests are arriving and you’re serving appetizers. OR when, like me, you’re world is imploding with all of the stuff you have to do and you need a little something to remind yourself to relax.

    YOU MAY NEED

    The following are affiliate links. If you click through and buy something I will get a small commission used for keeping the blog up and running smoothly. Thank you for being a part of Lowcarb-ology! The vanilla stevia drops just give this white wine spritzer a mellowness that’s nice. It smooths out any jagged edges in the wine and enhances the drink. So good.


    Holiday Wine Cocktails

    Local wine is the perfect present, full of holiday cheer and the heritage of the holiday. The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is bustling during the holidays! Every stop is full of the flavor of the season as well as joyous celebration. Stop in, sip, and enjoy the festivities during the most wonderful time of the year. Try one of these fun wine cocktail recipes at your holiday dinner or party.

    Holiday Wine Cocktail Recipes

    Black River Farms

    Red Moon over the Black River

    2 oz. Black River Farms Saki wine
    1/2 oz. Bourbon
    1/2 oz. Simple syrup
    3 maraschino cherries
    1 strip of orange rind

    Shake liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice until chilled.
    Rub rim of glass with orange rind.
    Strain cocktail over ice-filled rocks glass.
    Drop one cherry in the glass and skewer 2 more on a pick to garnish and serve.

    Franklin Hill

    The Social Sour

    This twist on a classic New York sour uses our newest Social Still collaboration, Deep Cut Rye. This unique, spicy rye
    was finished in Chambourcin barrels from Franklin Hill, giving it a lovely red hue.

    1½ oz. Social Still Deep Cut Rye
    ¾ oz. simple syrup
    ¾ oz. lemon juice
    2 oz. Franklin Hill Vineyards Chambourcin

    Add the Rye, lemon juice & simple syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour into a rocks glass and pour Chambourcin over the back of a spoon to create a float.

    Franklin Hill

    The Social Circus

    3 oz. Franklin Hill Carnival cotton candy wine
    1 oz. Social Still Smooch vodka
    ½ oz. lemon juice
    Top with club soda

    Franklin Hill

    Jingle Juice

    5 oz. Cherry 7-UP
    1½ oz. Social Still Vodka
    5 oz. Franklin Hill Salute Blackberry Bubbly wine

    Serve over crushed Ice in a pint glass. Garnish with rosemary and cranberries.

    Franklin Hill

    Cranberry Thyme Spritzers

    1 bottle Vidal Blanc infused with fresh Thyme overnight.
    Add one cup of White Cranberry juice and 1/2 cup Seltzer.
    Serve with fresh cranberries and thyme sprig as garnish.

    Franklin Hill

    Harvest Cider

    1 bottle of Potion X wine
    3 oz Harvest (Social Still’s Apple Whiskey)
    1/2 gallon local apple cider
    Add it all in a sauce pan and let mull with cinnamon sticks for 1 hour.
    Serve warm with cinnamon stick and apple slice as garnish

    Franklin Hill

    Fireside Martini

    3 oz Trio wine
    1 oz Smirnoff Kissed Caramel Vodka
    Rimmed with caramel and crushed graham cracker
    Serve with brownie brittle and s’mores snack mix.

    Franklin Hill

    Holiday Martini

    3 parts FHV Passion wine
    1 part vanilla vodka
    Rim the glass with green colored sugar and garnish with a strawberry.


    Who’s in the mood for red wine hot chocolate? Everybody?

    To make your own mug of red wine hot cocoa, combine semisweet chocolate chips, milk, and red wine in a saucepan over low heat. Once the chips are melted, take the pan off the heat. Stir in vanilla extract and a pinch of sea salt.

    You can stir your hot chocolate with a candy cane to give it a minty flavor, or add marshmallows – or both.

    Use a dry, fruit-forward red wine like Merlot or Shiraz.


    My favorites, you ask?

    While you can use any of these options in this cranberry spritzer recipe, I recommend that you stick with moscato because of its sweetness which balances out the tanginess of the cranberry juice perfectly.

    A lot of times you will see an added sweetener to mixed beverages, but I much prefer to keep things simple, less ingredients on my list and still achieve the same result. So moscato it is!

    Lastly, this cranberry wine spritzer is served very cold so be sure to have lots of ice handy but don&rsquot add it all at once otherwise you will water down the drink. Instead, make sure that all the liquids are as chilled as possible and only mix it just prior to serving or up to 2 hours prior. Read all the recipe notes for details.


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