Are you ready for Spring? I sure am. It’s been a long winter (even down here in Florida where the days have been quite cool). Just to warm you up a bit and to get in the mood for the birds chirping and the flowers blooming I have a few cocktails and mocktails for your first of the year backyard party (or even an Easter brunch).
VOGA’s Easter Sangria
- 2 Bottles of VOGA Italia Moscato Wine
- 1 12 oz. bottle of Peach Beer (VOGA recommends using Dogfish Head’s Festina Pêche or Lindemans Pêche Lambic)
- 3 oz. Triple Sec
- 2 sliced peaches
- 2 sliced apricots
- 1 container of fresh raspberries
- 1 sliced Granny Smith apple
- 1 sliced orange
1. Pour wine and beer in a large pitcher and add sliced fruit and berries.
2. Next add triple sec and stir gently.
3. Cover and chill from 2-24 hours (the longer, the better!)
4. Before serving, top with club soda.
5. Stir gently and serve over ice.
Makes about 15 servings
VOGA Spicy Sparkling Mimosas
- 1/2 Bottle of VOGA Sparkling
- 5 1/2 cups orange juice
- 2 3/4 cups pineapple juice
- 1/2 tablespoon finely grated ginger
1. Mix orange juice and pineapple juice in a pitcher.
2. Pour VOGA Sparkling into pitcher.
3. Add ginger.
4. Stir and enjoy!
Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade (MOCKTAIL!)
- 4 oz Lemonade Sparkling ICE
- 6-7 Strawberries, hulled (plus more for garnish)
1. Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend on high until it becomes slushy.
2. Pour into a chilled glass (or shot glasses) and garnish with a strawberry.
As your friends and family arrive, greet them at the door with VOGA Spicy Sparkling Mimosas, the perfect choice for a classy and beautiful springtime holiday! When you’re expecting a CROWD, it’s time to make a pitcher of VOGA’s Springtime Sangria, made with VOGA Moscato. VOGA encompasses all aspects of crisp delicious wine and is thoughtfully packaged in a revolutionary re-designed bottle featuring a unique resalable cap.
The children will love a glass of Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade. With zero calories, and no added sugar, Sparkling ICE combines fresh spring water, natural fruit juices and vitamins and antioxidants to create tasty, lightly-carbonated, refreshments in assorted thirst-quenching flavors.