Mojito Wine Spritzer
This cocktail recipe is the love child of a wine spritzer and mojito cocktail. The Mojito Wine Spritzer is my new summer go to. Light, refreshing and won’t compromise that rocking bikini bod.
Let’s just clarify a few things. First off, I don’t rock a bikini. And for that matter I never did. I sit here fully aware that the only thing I rock these days is a tankini and a super cute tie-dye coverup. Wine spritzers are a total old lady, country club drink yet my stuntman husband can’t get enough. Watching 6 and 7 year olds play baseball 2 times a week means cocktails in water bottles is mandatory.
A few months ago I did a girls spa trip with a friend of mine to the Red Mountain Resort and Spa in St. George, Utah. The weekend was filled with hiking, spa treatments, meetings with wellness coaches and, of course, healthy eats. One of my favorite things I had that weekend was their (much lighter) take on the mojito. It was more like a wine spritzer but so refreshing and (mostly) guilt free. This drink is based from that. For the last few months I’ve been digging wine spritzers and drinking them makes me feel like a much older version of myself. Even my brut of a husband digs them.
Since it’s the time of year where we have just about every meal outside (if we even remember to eat at all) you’ll almost always find us with cocktail in hand and it’s usually white wine. White wine + summer just go together, don’t you think? While the kids down their sparkling lemonade, the adults sit on the porch sipping on something a little stronger. Since I’m not a huge drinker anymore (just one more thing to add to the “I can’t rock it anymore” list), this wine spritzer is right up my alley.
Pretty soon I’ll have coiffed hair, be wearing pearls and take up mahjong if I’m not careful.
If you know my husband you’ll know that I’m not that far off when I call him burly. Or a meathead. He’s all man and wouldn’t be caught dead ordering a wine spritzer in a bar. But at home, behind the closed front door, they’ve become his drink of choice. And now that I’ve just outed him on the blog maybe he’ll start owning it.
Or maybe not.
This is perfect make ahead drink and you could totally make a big pitcher and serve it at a BBQ. Don’t be afraid to double the recipe and fill a water bottle. This was a hit at little league baseball last night. Just saying.Print
A mojito wine spritzer is light, refreshing and the perfect summer cocktail!
- 8–10 mint leaves
- 2 teaspoons agave nectar
- juice from 1/2 lime
- 8 oz sauvignon blanc
- 8 oz club soda
- In a large glass, muddle mint leaves, agave nectar and lime juice. Divide the mint mixture between two glasses.
- Add a handful of ice to each glass.
- Fill each glass with 4oz of sauvignon blanc and club soda.
- Garnish with slice of lime and enjoy!