Cocktail Delight

Winter Cocktails

Raspberry-Plum Sangria


  • 2 ripe plums, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch wedges
  • 1 large Gala apple, cored and cut into 1/8-inch wedges
  • 1 navel orange, thinly sliced crosswise, larger slices halved
  • Navel Oranges
  • 6 ounces (1 1/2 cups) raspberries
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 2 bottles dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc, chilled
  • 1/4 cup superfine sugar


Combine plums, apple, orange, raspberries, and vodka in a nonreactive bowl. Let stand, uncovered, at room temperature for 2 hours.

Combine wine and sugar in a pitcher, and stir until sugar dissolves. Add fruit mixture, and stir gently to combine. Serve immediately over ice.

Black-Cherry Zombie


  • 18 ounces black vodka
  • 3 ounces fresh lime juice (from 3 limes)
  • Ice cubes
  • 36 ounces sparkling black-cherry soda (preferably Boylan)
  • 6 maraschino cherries, for garnish


  1. Stir together vodka and lime juice. Fill six 8-ounce glasses with ice cubes, and divide vodka mixture among them. Top with soda, and garnish with cherries.

Mint-Ginger Caipiroska


  • 3 slices fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons superfine sugar
  • 5 mint sprigs
  • 4 ounces vodka
  • Ice


  1. Muddle ginger with sugar in a glass. Add mint sprigs. Muddle until fragrant. Add vodka and ice. Garnish with mint. Stir.

Courtesy :
After Stories , Gurgaon

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