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Bubbly Blackberry Cab

Continuing with our Cabernet theme, we’re back with another yummy fall cocktail where the spotlight continues shining on our beloved Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon. This very well could be the simplest fall drink we’ve given you to date — and we’re not mad about it! (You won’t be either!) Introducing our delightful Bubbly Blackberry cocktail! 

Here’s what you’ll need:
-Bottle Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon
-Bai bubbles Blackberry Lime
-Blackberries for garnish

And here’s how you make it:
You probably figured this one out already, but in case you want clarity — yes, you simply pour your Bai bubbles over ice about halfway, and top with your Cabernet! Throw some berries in for garnish and voila! DONE!

For all of you wannabe red-wine lovers who are gun shy due to tase, this is a great way to ease your palate into a good red because it has the sweetness of the Bai to offset the dryness! *chef’s kiss*….PERFECTION!

As always, you can check out our instagram @corksandcheers for the video on how to make it!

Cheers!

Spiked Pom Punch

Give us ALLLL the fall drinks, right!? RIGHT. Which is why we are back with another perfect addition to your fall beverage catalog! Meet your new party drink go-to, our Spiked Pom Punch featuring our Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon!

Here’s what you’ll need:
-Bottle Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon
-Pomegranate juice
-Orange Juice
-Bai bubbles Black Cherry
-Pomegranate seeds

And here’s how you make it:
In a glass over ice, add one part orange juice, one part Pom pomegranate juice, one part Bai Bubbles in black cherry, and top with Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon. Add pomegranate seeds to garnish, and enjoy!


Prettttty dreamy, right?! This is the perfect large-batch drink to serve at all your holiday gatherings coming up! And pro tip: it’s also just as easy to make a single serving — don’t cheat yourself just because you don’t have a party to go to, girlfriend! 😉

As always, you can check out our instagram @corksandcheers for the video on how to make it!

Cheers!

Man Makers

Friends! Happy JUNE! Hopefully you’ve been able to relax and enjoy some of the sunshine that we have all so desperately needed! We’re coming at you today with something a little different — as you know, we’re ALLLL about the mamas around here, but this weekend we’re putting all our energy toward showing love to the DADS! And for that reason, we have the perfect drink to spoil your dad, or baby daddy, or family member or friend who’s a dad! May we introduce, The Corks & Cheers Man Makers! 

This DELICIOUS wine mixer was 100% created with our men in mind — and we went a route that we don’t go very often. We are adding BOURBON to our favorite red today! And listen, y’all… this one is AMAZING. I won’t lie, I think we were a little hesitant to try mixing bourbon and red wine, but we just might do it forever and ever now…this combo is amazing and will have the men in your life asking for more.

Here’s what you’ll need:
Bottle Chalkboard Cabernet Sauvignon
Shot of Makers Mark bourbon
1 Tbsp Simple Syrup
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice

And here’s how you do it:
You know we like to keep things simple…and this one delivers. In a glass (on the rocks if that’s what you fancy), combine your simple syrup, lemon juice, and Makers. Finish by topping with Cabernet. Then give your man the remote, and tell him to enjoy!

It really is that easy and like I mentioned, we were all so pleasantly surprised by the flavor of this one. It is delicious! Would be amazing paired with a nice steak or some seared salmon… or honestly just by itself! Regardless of how you (or Dad) enjoy it, we think it will be an instant favorite!

To see the video and how we made it, visit our Instagram page @corksandcheers!
Happy Father’s Day to all you amazing dads out there! We are grateful for you and your influence on the ones you get to (or got to!) raise! 

Cheers!

Clover Chardonnay

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya, friends! Whether your parents are actual leprechauns or you don’t have a lick of Irish in your bloodline, we are big believers that on March 17th, everybody is a little bit Irish! Which means everybody should be celebrating, right!?

And while Green Beer Day is basically a national (international?) holiday, we understand that not everybody is on board the beer train. So how about we just call it Green Drink Day, k? We think that’s something everybody can support.

So, in honor of Green Drink Day, allow us to introduce our Clover Chardonnay…the perfect green drink to sip your way through St. Patty’s Day this year. And per usual, it’s super simple to make!


Here’s what you’ll need:
2 limes, sliced
2 granny smith apples
1 can Simple Truth Lemon Lime seltzer water
1 bottle Magistrate Chardonnay

And here’s how you make it:
Begin by filling your glass with a handful of diced green apples and small lime slices. Pour half the can of seltzer water over the fruit. Top with Magistrate Chardonnay. Garnish with lime slices if you wish! (Makes 2 drinks)

Here’s hoping luck is on your side this St. Patty’s Day! Cheers, friends!

It’s National Zinfandel Day!

What would we be good for around here if not to give you every excuse in the book to enjoy a glass of wine as part of a national holiday!? Another national holiday to celebrate another wine, you ask!? YES and YES. And you’re welcome. Again.

This time, we’re celebrating Zinfandel Day! And instead of just suggesting a glass of Zin for you to enjoy, we’ve included one of our timeless recipes to help you spice it up a little bit! Don’t get us wrong — just a normal glass of Zinfandel is a great option, but sometimes it’s just fun to make it a mixer!

So — allow us to introduce you to our Cranberry-Lime Zinfandel Mixer. It’s DELISH and honestly would be a fantastic drink to serve at all the holiday parties you have coming up! Nothing says holiday cocktail quite like cranberries, right!?

Here’s what you’ll need:
-1 bottle Zinopolis Zinfandel
-2 cups Cranberry Juice
-2-3 tbsp Lime Juice (to taste)
-2/3 cup Sparkling Water
-Lime, sliced for garnish
-Fresh Cranberries

Here’s how you make it:
Disclaimer: as per usual with our recipes, this is about as easy as it comes.
Start by combining your wine, cranberry juice, lime juice, and cranberries in a pitcher, then chill in the refrigerator. Once chilled and right before serving, add your sparkling water. Garnish with lime and enjoy!

Easy peasy!

Not a mixer kind’a gal? No worries! Our Zinopolis Zinfandel is amazing by itself! It’s a full bodied wine with dark berry flavors, and it is incredibly smooth and velvety. We can’t say enough good things about this bottle! Grab yours at your local Kroger!

Come hang with us on social media and let us know how you’re celebrating Zinfandel Day! We’re @corksandcheers on Instagram and Corks + Cheers on Facebook!

Cheers!

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