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Step in to Spring with Cocktails by Santa Margherita

Our not-so-patient wait for spring is finally over and as the weather warms, bring out your playful side with festive, sexy cocktails from Santa MargheritaThis delicious wine is perfect on its own and as a base for delicious cocktails paired with backyard festivities.

Invite your friends, fire the grill and sip spring-inspired cocktails while celebrating the warm weather.

Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

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InRaspberry Lemonadegredients

  • 1 Bottle Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore
  • 1/8 Cup Sugar
  • 1/8 Cup Lemon Sugar
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Lemon Rind, Grated
  • 1 Cup Mashed Raspberries

Directions:

  • Combine sugar and juice in a small saucepan, bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 1 minute, stirring until sugar dissolves
  • Remove from heat
  • Stir in lemon rind and ½ cup of mashed raspberries
  • Combine mixture and Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore in pitcher
  • Sprinkle remaining raspberries among the glasses

DIY Mimosa Bar

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Mimosa BarIngredients

  • Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore
  • Assorted fruits, sliced (strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, kiwi, etc.)
  • Assorted fruit juices (orange, mango, blood orange, lemonade, etc.)
  • 10 mint leaves, torn
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  • Blend cups of confectioners’ sugar, mint and lemon together in a blender until smooth. Chill in refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the mixture into glasses to add extra sweet flavor
  • Pour Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore into each glass, stir
  • Top with selected juice. Garnish each glass with fruit.

Spiked Fruit Cubes

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Wine Ice CubesIngredients:

  • 1 Bottle of Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Alto Adige
  • Assorted Sliced Fruit

Directions:

  • Fill ice cube trays with sliced fruit
  • Carefully pour Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Alto Adige over the fruit to fill tray
  • Freeze for 4-6 hours and serve in a glass with chilled Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Alto Adige

Pineapple Sangria

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Sangria_2Ingredients:

  • 3 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 bottle Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Alto Adige
  • 1 ripe pineapple, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup seltzer
  • 1 bunch fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup assorted berries

Directions:

  • In a pitcher, combine the assorted berries, mint, wine, juice and seltzer with ice and stir
  • Pour into individual glasses and garnish with pineapple chunk

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