A great start

Wine cocktails are a great way to open a festive evening with family and friends.

By NERIA BARR
April 1, 2015 14:03
1 minute read.
Wine cocktail

Wine cocktail. (photo credit: TABOR WINERY.)

 
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Feel like a cocktail? Tabor Winery is offering a few kosher-for-Passover cocktails that are made with wine.

The following drinks are based on the young Tabor wines from the Har series.

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TINTO DE VERANO
The name of this popular Sangria-like Spanish cocktail means “summer’s red wine.” It is very refreshing and a great way to start the evening.

Makes 1 glass
✔ 120 ml. (½ cup) Shiraz
✔ 30 ml. (2 Tbsp.) lemon soda
✔ Lime wedge

Fill a lowball glass with ice. Pour all the ingredients and mix with a long spoon.

Garnish with lime wedge or lime peel.

WHITE SANGRIA
This is a very refreshing long drink.



✔ 100 ml. white wine (Gewurztraminer or Roussanne)
✔ 30 ml. gin
✔ 10 ml. apricot liqueur
✔ 10 ml. elderberry liqueur
✔ Cucumber or orange peel for garnish

In a shaker filled with ice, shake all the ingredients and pour into a highball glass. Garnish with paper-thin slices of cucumber or swirls of orange peel.

SWEET SANGRIA
✔ 30 ml. Aperol or other bitter aperitif
✔ 15 ml. apricot liqueur
✔ 120 ml. Chardonnay
✔ Orange swirls for garnish

Pour all the ingredients into a wine glass filled with ice. Gently stir with a long spoon. Garnish with an orange swirl.

Recipes and photos courtesy of Tabor Winery.

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