5 Boozy Hallow-wine Brews

October 24, 2019

We’re only a few short days away from my favorite Fall holiday! Halloween holds a special place in my heart because my birthday is only two days before, and I grew up throwing epic Halloween/Birthday parties every year. Even as an adult, I love having an excuse to wear a costume outside of Disney World and Comicons without getting sideways glances.

To celebrate this upcoming Halloween, I wanted to share some boozy brews that, of course, all have wine as a key ingredient. As a bonus, if you invite me to your Halloween party, I promise to pour all of these for your guests!

Pumpkin Spice Wine Spritzer

Pumpkin Spice Wine Spritzer | Halloween Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients

Instructions

    1. Add ice to a low ball glass.
    2. Pour in the pumpkin spice liquor and the wine.
    3. Stir then top off the glass with seltzer.
    4. Garnish with cinnamon stick

Recipe and photo courtesy of www.mantitlement.com

Red Wine Margarita with Black Lava Salt

Red Wine Margarita, Black Lava Salt

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Pour red wine into an ice cube tray and let freeze overnight
  • Remove ice cube tray from freezer and add all the wine ice cubes into a blender
  • Pour the tequila, margarita mix, lime juice over the frozen wine cubes
  • Blend just for a second or two
  • Slice limes and rub around the rim of a margarita glass, dip the top of the glass into the black salt
  • Fill with the wine margarita mixture

Recipe and photo courtesy of www.myturnforus.com

Halloween Sangria

Halloween Sangria. Blood red sangria with frozen grape eyeballs. Perfect Halloween drink for a party!

Ingredients

  •  1 cup whole black grapes
  •  1 cup whole green grapes
  •  2 oranges — sliced into rounds
  •  1 lemon — sliced into rounds
  •  1 lime — sliced into rounds
  •  1 cinnamon stick
  •  1/4 cup brandy
  •  1 bottle red wine
  •  1 can ginger ale — (12 ounces)
  •  Colored sugar — for rimming glasses

Instructions

    1. Rinse and de-stem grapes, then pat dry. Spread in a single layer a baking sheet, then place in the freezer at least 2 hours before you plan to serve
    2. In a large glass pitcher, combine 1/2 of the orange slices (reserve the second half for serving), lime, and lemon slices. Add the brandy and cinnamon stick and stir gently to combine. Slowly pour in the wine. Refrigerate sangria for at least 2 hours or as long as overnight (a longer chill time will increase the flavor).
    3. When ready to serve, add the ginger ale to the pitcher and stir gently with spoon. To sugar the glass rims, place the colored sugar on a plate, then rub an orange slice around the glass rim. Dip the rim of each glass into the sugar, coating well. Fill glasses with frozen grapes and reserved orange slices, then slowly pour in the sangria. Sip immediately and enjoy.

Recipe and photo courtesy of www.wellplated.com

Bloody Rum Punch

Donq bloody rum punch recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 (750 mL) bottle rum
  • 1/2 (750 mL) bottle ​red wine​
  • 6 oz ​lime juice (fresh)
  • 6 oz ​triple sec
  • 6 oz​ simple syrup
  • 2 ​limes (sliced into thin wheels)
  • 2 red ​oranges (sliced into thin wheels)

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large punch bowl or pitcher, combine the rum, red wine, lime juice, triple sec, simple syrup, and lime and orange slices.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least two hours before serving (overnight is better).
  3. Serve over ice in punch glasses and enjoy!
Recipe and photo courtesy of www.thespruceeats.com

Ghouls Night In

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Rim a chilled cocktail glass with caramel syrup, then dip into chopped peanuts. Set aside.
  2. Pour Barefoot Pinot Grigio, vodka, liqueur and chocolate syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled.
  3. Strain into prepared cocktail glass.

Recipe and photo courtesy of www.barefootwine.co.uk


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