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Stir Up These Wine Cocktails in Stockton, California

Chill out and enjoy these four delicious cocktails infused with select wine from local wineries.

As we approach the steady lifting of some restrictions, we know there's a mix cabin fever and cautiousness going around. Whether it's celebrating a special occasion or starting a new Friday night tradition, a relaxing night of cocktails is always a fun choice.

Here are four wine-infused cocktails we believe are worthy of your libation-themed escapade. And the best part: we've incorporated select wines from wineries in and around Stockton, California!

Sparkling Americano

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz sweet red Vermouth
  • Sorelle Winery Vermentino white wine
  • orange slice

Directions:
In a cocktail shaker half-filled with crushed ice, add the Campari and red Vermouth. Shake until chilled and strain into a chilled Champagne flute, followed by the Vermintino wine and an orange slice for garnish.

Sorelle Winery's Vermintino White Wine.

White Wine Mojito

Ingredients:

  • 2 lime wedges
  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon agave
  • 1/2 cup Gnekow Family Winery Campus Oaks White Zinfandel (chilled)
  • 1/4 cup club soda (chilled)
  • Ice

Directions:
Combine the lime, mint, and agave in a glass and muddle gently with a spoon. Add the White Zinfandel, club soda, and ice, then stir. Drink up and enjoy!

Mulled Mule

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz. Michael David Winery Freakshow Red Blend
  • 1 oz. Mulled spices
  • 3 oz. ginger beer
  • ice cubes

Directions:
Mix the Freakshow Red Blend and Mulled Spices (cardamom, star anise, cloves, all spice, cinnamon, and orange peel) together. Add all ingredients to a highball glass and stir. Squeeze a lime wedge into the drink, then drop the peel into it.

Apple Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz Brandy
  • 2 oz Bokisch Vineyards Graciano red wine
  • 2 oz soda water
  • 1/2 oz orange liqueur
  • 2 orange slices
  • 2 apple slices
  • ice cubes

Directions:
Mix the brandy, Graciano, soda water, and orange liqueur in a glass with ice. Then, add the garnish of orange slices, apple slices, and grapes to it. Voila!

BONUS: Rosé Berry Bliss Punch (serves 10 people)

Ingredients:

  • 1 750ml bottle of Weibel Family Vineyards Stanford Rosé wine
  • 1 cup of blueberries
  • 1 12-ounce package of frozen pink lemonade
  • 1 liter of lemon-lime soda.

Directions:
In a large pitcher, mix your favorite Rosé wine, blueberries, and frozen pink lemonade together. Allow the flavors to blend inside the refrigerator for at least an hour. Pour into a champagne flute and top each glass with lemon-lime soda. Sip away!

Being centrally near the Lodi Appellation provides us with an abundance of homegrown wineries offering delicious varieties. Check out our Wine Tasting page for more options to choose from in Stockton, Lodi, and other neighboring towns.

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