Monthly Archives: May 2020

Watermelon Splash

Ok, can we all agree that sunshine and summer and high temps are literally the redemption song of the WEIRDEST spring ever?! Because that’s how we feel..and it deserves celebration! And since we will take ANY reason to celebrate with wine around here, we have a delicious little twist on your regular old glass of Sauvignon Blanc to share with you — it’s our Watermelon Splash! THE. PERFECT. SUMMER. DRINK. (We totally know we’ve said that before but this might be the truest it’s ever been).

This drink is ACTUAL summer in a glass and fair warning: you may or may not intentionally over serve yourself on this one. It’s that good. AND it goes down like — you guessed it — water..melon.

So here’s what you’ll need:
– 1 bottle Chalkboard Sauvignon Blanc
– Sparkling water
– Lemon juice
– 1 bottle Kula Watermelon flavored Bai
– Watermelon chunks to garnish

And here’s how you make it:
In a glass, pour 1 part Bai Kula Watermelon (This is the magic ingredient for sure!), followed by about half a shot of lemon juice. Top with Chalkboard Sauvignon Blanc, and finish with 1 part sparkling water. Garnish with watermelon chunks, and enjoy! 

We promise you you’ll be sipping on this little lady ALL summer long. It’s crisp, light, and so very refreshing! Plus its gorgeous hot pink color is begging for a pretty little instagram pic… let’s be honest!

To see the video and how we made it, visit our Instagram page @corksandcheers!
Cheers to you and your fam and to what we’re hoping will be a somewhat normal summer for everyone!!


Friends! What a wild month it continues to be, are we right!? Quarantine is *kind of* coming to an end but we still know the weirdness and stress of 2020 remains in full swing. We’re all looking for the solution to the madness, and while it may not be *THE* solution, we think we have a pretty good solution to offer you…and we call it Cabernade!

At this point, the highlight of most days is the yummy beverage(s) we get to enjoy sometime into the evening (or afternoon…or morning, who are we to judge!?)…right?! And with summer knocking at our doors, we figured a fun twist on your classic, summery lemonade would be a perfect little treat to share with you!

Here’s what you’ll need:
-1 Bottle Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon
-Vodka (we used Absolute Citron for added flavor)
-Lemon to garnish

And here’s how you make it:
In a champagne flute, add 1 shot of vodka, followed by lemonade until glass is about 1/3 to 1/2 full depending on how much wine you prefer. Finally, top with your Cab. You could honestly serve this chilled or at room temperature, we don’t seem to mind either because, honestly you guys — it is SO delish! 

And there you have it — we continue keeping it real over here with the easiest, yummiest recipes for you! We cannot wait to see pictures of you enjoying your Cabernade in the sunshine and in the rain! 

To see the video and how we made it, visit our Instagram page @corksandcheers!
Cheers, friends! 

Cherry Drop Rosé

Calling all cherry lovers! This drink is for all you red-candy-picking people who love all things cherry flavored! The bonus — it’s cherry MIXED with our delicious Chalkboard Rosé. WIN. This sweet little cocktail is perfect for all your summer showers and festivities (that we hope aren’t going to keep being cancelled!) Anywho, without further ado, meet our Cherry Drop Rosé.

Here’s what you’ll need:
1 bottle Chalkboard Rosé
Cherry Vodka
7 up
Bai Zambia Bing Cherry drink
Maraschino Cherries for garnish

And here’s how you do it:
Over ice, pour 7 up about 1/4 of the way up the glass. (We used a stemless wine glass for size). Next, add an equal amount of the Bai cherry drink. Next up, add a shot of cherry vodka, and then top with Chalkboard Rosé. As a final touch, drop a couple maraschino cherries in and serve!

Voila! So simple, so sweet. Per usual, it’s easy as pie and will have you refilling your glass! Plus, it’s so pretty and bubbly.. so if anything you’ll just love looking at it. 

To see the video and how we made it, visit our Instagram page @corksandcheers!
Happy mixing, friends! Cheers!

Riesling Peach Tea

Oookay, y’all! We have the PER.FECT. dinner-on-the-patio, grill-out-with-friends, lounging-by-the-pool drink to share with you and if you aren’t ready for summer yet, you will be after drinking this! What is more summery than sweet tea? And what’s better than plain sweet tea? Yes — peach tea. And How do you make peach tea better than it already is?! ADD. WINE. Ahhh! We are squealing with excitement to introduce you to our Riesling Peach Tea! YUMZ.

Here’s what you’ll need:
1 bottle Escher Haus Riesling
Soda Water
Sweet iced tea
Peach Schnapps
Peaches for garnish

And here’s how you make it:
In a glass over ice, pour soda water about 1/4 of the way up the glass. Next, add 1 shot Peach Schnapps. Next up, pour your iced tea until the glass is a little over half full, and then top with your Escher Haus Riesling. Garnish with peach slices, sip, and ENJOY! 

You guys! HOW YUMMY DOES THAT SOUND?! It is SO refreshing and truly is the perfect compliment to any summer festivity! Serve it at all your family get togethers, your bridal and baby showers, or just make it for a girls night with your favorite ladies! Regardless, we are sure this one will have you coming back for more! 

To see the video and how we made it, visit our Instagram page @corksandcheers!
Cheers, y’all!