Refreshing Melon Cocktail Recipe

  • two melon cocktails in a highball glass

    I love a delicious, cool and refreshing summer time cocktailSummer is the perfect time to use seasonal fruits to create fun, outdoor sippers. This light melon cocktail is enhanced by the taste of sweet, seasonal melons and elderflower cordial.

    Robert Mondavi Woodbridge Sweet Wines is a perfect wine to use for melon cocktails, especially in the summer time. It is a blend of Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Viognier and Verdehlo and has nice apple and citrus notes. This sweet wine is great to sip on its own or works nicely for sangria or a wine cocktail.

    Cool Melon Mint Cocktail Recipe

    I love a delicious, cool and refreshing summer time cocktail. Summer is the perfect time to use seasonal fruits to create fun, outdoor sippers. This light melon cocktail is…

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    Servings: 2

    Nutrition facts:

    • honeydew melon, cut into small cubes: ½ melon
    • elderflower cordial: ¼ cup
    • Woodbridge Sweet White wine, chilled: ¾ cup
    • crushed ice: 1 cup
    • Seltzer water: 3 tablespoons
    • Fresh mint, for garnish: 1 piece

    Directions:

    Step 1. In a food processor or blender, combine melon cubes and elderflower cordial process or blend until pureed smooth, about 1-2 minutes.

    Step 2. Add the Woodbridge Sweet White wine and ice; process or blend until fully smooth.

    Step 3. Finish by adding seltzer water to taste.

    Step 4. Garnish with fresh mint or melon wedges.

    {Disclosure: I was provided with wine from Robert Mondavi’s PR Firm, Folsom & Associates to write this review. All statements and opinions expressed in this article are my own.}