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These cocktails are all made without the strong stuff, but they're not just watered-down wine. Instead, each drink is flavorful and well-balanced, and never too sweet. Want the recipes? Keep clicking.
Etre en Verve
Sparkling wine keeps this lightly grapefruity cocktail invigorating, and fragrant Lillet blanc makes it complex.
Like a mojito, but spicy with fresh muddled ginger and a splash of dry white wine. The name comes from the concoction that was served on Sir Francis Drake's ship to prevent scurvy.
The Bitter Truth
This savory cocktail brings together juniper- and coriander-infused white wine and Bonal Quina, an aperitif that's flavored with gentian and cinchona. It's a little vegetal from the addition of celery bitters.
Complex, refreshing, and just delicately floral from a dash of rosewater and lavender-infused honey, this rosé-based cocktail is one of our favorites.