Summer Wine Cocktails

Summer is here and it's the time for holidays, sunsets and cocktails. Two of my favourite cocktails are a Bellini and a Kir Royal. A Kir Royal is so simple to make and you can't beat a glass of champagne and blackcurrant liqueur, served chilled.  I also love a good Bellini. I once went to Harry's Bar in Venice where the Bellini was invented. It's such an interesting place, very small, historic and full of real characters. 

If you haven't tried a Bellini, I highly recommend it. A Bellini is a light and refreshing drink made with Prosecco and peach juice and is lovely and fruity. 

To recreate a good summer cocktail at home, have a look at this infographic from Roberson Wine. I'm off to Spain in a couple of months and I'm looking forward to sharing a jug of Sangria, topped with fresh fruit, with my husband. It's like summer in a glass isn't it?

Tell me, do you have a favourite cocktail made with wine? Would you like to try any of the drinks above.

* A collaborative post all words and opinions are my own.


  1. Good post, thank you for sharing.

  2. The spritzers sound really refreshing ... I'll give those a go for a barbecue next week :)
    Alana x

  3. Lovely infographic, I am not good at making cocktails or even drink them that much but I do like an odd one or two. Have fun in Spain

  4. The cucumber and elderflower spritzer sounds so different and summery - I can't wait to try it :)

    Kacie - The Rare Welsh Bit

    1. I love elderflower, so I think I will give this one a try myself.

  5. I do love a good bellini. It's a great refreshing drink.

  6. I am not much of a drinker; normally me OH is responsible for mixing cocktails for our friends so I am not so sure what is and isn't going into them :-)

  7. I don't drink much but I do like Sangria -and I LOVE Pimms ;) Kaz x