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published time By Liveinstyle published time 21 Aug, 2014 Share image 0 Shares

The monsoon has set foot in the city and it’s time to say goodbye to the warm summer. However, there are some choice days when the warmth of the sun comes out of hiding and we are led to believe that it’s summer all over again. To truly appreciate these rare sunny days amidst the monsoon gloom, we suggest whipping up some refreshing white wine cocktails.

It must be said thatwhite wine has not been rated as a top-of-the-class cocktail ingredient by bar tenders around the world. However, its sombre flavour, sparkling elegance, and smooth composure does qualify it to feature in a few rejuvenating drinks that are guaranteed to impress your taste buds.

White Wine-Berry Sangria

The White Wine-berry cocktail is a perfect cocktail for special loving occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, or any day that you want etched inyour memory forever. To prepare this extravaganza, firstcombine equal partswine, vodka and brandyin a pitcher along with some soda.Next, addsome raspberries and a handful of chopped strawberries into the bottom of the glass. Top theglass off with some ice, and pour the contents of your pitcher mix into the glass. Garnish with some sliced strawberries and voila! Your perfect once-a-year drink is ready. Sip lightly and make sure to properly savour the taste of the fine fruits.

White Wine Spritzer

A classic and easy-to-make wine-based cocktail, the Wine Spritzer is a great way to transform white wine into sparkling wine. The white wine works amazingly in combining with the spritzer—a smooth mixture of white wine club soda and lime wedge. This marvellous cocktail can be hard to put down and is best served at small intimate gatherings such as brunches, bridal showers, and book clubs.

White Strawberry–Lemon Cocktail          

Thiswonderfully refreshing cocktail is a perfect drink for hot, muggy days when you’re feelinga bit low. Surprisingly, it’s also perfect for warm summer evenings and sunny afternoons. To fix up a quick drink, add a couple of lemon slices to a mixer, followed by some apples and finally some strawberries.Next, pour a mixture of equal parts wine and rum into the fruit mix.Place the mixture in refrigerator for a couple of hours to cool and enjoy your chilled white strawberry–lemon cocktail.

White Strawberry–Lemon Sangria

A cocktail that has recently become quite the crowd favourite,the White Strawberry–Lemon Sangria issugary cocktail that is sweet in just the right amount. The strawberries lend their signature shimmery taste while the sour lemon keeps the sugary taste in check. Topped off with some lemon–lime soda, this is the perfect sangria to accompany those barbecues that feature a ton of hot sauce.

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