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Raise a Glass to Love: Holiday-Themed Signature Cocktails for Your Winter Wedding

December 6, 2023

Winter weddings hold a unique charm, and what better way to add warmth and merriment to your celebration than with signature cocktails that capture the spirit of the season? These festive libations will not only keep your guests in high spirits but also serve as a delightful complement to your winter wonderland wedding.

Cranberry Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule cocktail with cranberries and lime in copper mugs for Christmas

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • Ginger beer
  • Fresh cranberries and rosemary sprig for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Fill a copper mug with ice.
  2. Pour in vodka, cranberry juice, and lime juice.
  3. Top off with ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with fresh cranberries and a rosemary sprig.

Winter Wonderland Sangria

Winter sangria on dark christmas holiday background. Jugful of sangria and glasses with fruit slice, pomegranate and spices. Copy space for text or design. Vertical.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of white wine (Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio)
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup
  • Sliced oranges, apples, and pomegranate seeds
  • Cinnamon sticks for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a large pitcher, combine wine, brandy, orange liqueur, and simple syrup.
  2. Add sliced fruit and pomegranate seeds.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  4. Serve in wine glasses with a cinnamon stick garnish.

Spiced Apple Cider Margarita

Apple cider margarita with cinnamon and ice for Halloween or Thanksgiving in glass on gray stone background

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • 1 oz Grand Marnier
  • 4 oz spiced apple cider
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • Cinnamon and sugar for rimming
  • Apple slices for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Rim a glass with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
  2. Fill the glass with ice.
  3. In a shaker, combine tequila, Grand Marnier, spiced apple cider, and lime juice.
  4. Shake well and strain into the glass.
  5. Garnish with a slice of apple.

Sparkling Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail with rosemary on gray concrete stone background, copy space

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 oz orange liqueur
  • Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Pomegranate seeds and orange peel for garnish

Instructions:

  1. In a champagne flute, add pomegranate juice and orange liqueur.
  2. Top with champagne or sparkling wine.
  3. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and a twist of orange peel.

These holiday-themed signature cocktails are sure to add a touch of magic and warmth to your winter wedding celebration. Customize the drink names to reflect your love story, and consider offering a non-alcoholic version for guests who prefer it. Cheers to a love-filled winter wonderland wedding!

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