Sky’s out, wine’s out! Summer is calling and nothing says “summer” like a good wine cocktail. Moscato lovers, this one’s for you! We’ve compiled a list of the most delicious wine cocktail recipes you can make with a bottle of Moscato. Take your summer patio drinks to the next level with some of these Moscato cocktails.
What is Moscato?
Moscato is an Italian dessert wine made grapes from the Muscat variety. This grape family contains Muscat Ottonel, Muscat d’Asti (a.k.a. Muscat Blanc; this is the grape in most Moscato wines) and over 200 more grape varieties that are part of the Vitis vinifera species. Moscato wines are known for their sweet and fruity flavours and aromas. Most Moscato wines come in flavours like peach, melon, pear, honey and more. Learn more about Muscat Grapes here.
5 Best Wine Cocktails Recipes Made With Moscato
This Moscato Lemonade recipe by The Naked Grape is the perfect summer wine cocktail. Made with Pink Lemonade, Moscato and strawberry vodka – this drink is bound to be a hit at any summer barbecue!
Wondering how to make a Moscato sangria? This recipe from The Crumby Kitchen is a sparkling wine cocktail that your friends will absolutely love. What you’ll need for this recipe is a bunch of fruit juices, tequila, some fresh fruit and of course, your favourite Moscato.
If you love a good margarita, you’ll love a Moscato-rita! This Moscato Margarita recipe from Delish is the perfect way to start your summer happy hour! All you’ll need for this recipe is some fresh pineapples, mangos or raspberries, limes, sugar, triple sec, tequila, and a *mini* bottle of Moscato.
We love a good wine slushie! Yummly’s delicious strawberry wine slush made with Moscato has summer written all over it. Its the perfect, boozy way to cool down on a hot summer day. This wine slushy is made with 5 easy ingredients: blended ice cubes, sugar, lemonade, strawberries and your best bottle of Moscato!
Feeling tropical this summer? Try this tasty Mango Peach Moscato cocktail that’ll give you a taste of the islands – which is cheaper than a plane ticket! For this Moscato Cocktail recipe from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom, you’ll need Peach Moscato and a few scoops of Mango Sorbet!
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