“Literally 'Summer red wine', it's an ultra-simple tasty drink for hot days. I've known bartenders to make it with a shot of brandy or rum. I go without but by all means try it! Note: I make this by the cup so measurements are estimates.”
READY IN:
5mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (750 ml) bottle red wine (a cheap tempranillo works great, or any medium bodied red)
  • 2 liters lime flavored seltzer water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 slices oranges (to garnish)

Directions

  1. Fill 16 oz. glass about 1/3 of the way with wine.
  2. Mix in 1 tbsp sugar into wine.
  3. Add a few cubes ice.
  4. Top off with seltzer and mix. Taste.
  5. It will probably need more sugar, but i like to add it slowly. I've found there's a fine line between bitter and overly sweet when it comes to this drink. Add bit by bit, mixing and tasting as you go, until you have a refreshing summer drink.
  6. Garnish with an orange slice.
  7. Happy hunting!

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