The first day of spring is March 19 this year. So you must be asking: What wine pairs best with the scent of tulips around my patio? What if I just want to lay in a lawn chair and stare at the clouds? These four wines are exactly what you need for outdoor drinking as the weather warms up.
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Everyone is drinking the Paloma right now. It's citrus freshness is hard to resist. Here's how you can this must-try cocktail even better.
The classic hot toddy is the easiest drink you can make, but there's one problem with the traditional recipe: it calls for water. Well, we fixed that by using wine instead. Hot toddies are usually made with honey, lemon, whiskey and water. For this improved recipe, use Duplin Carlos or Duplin Cotton Candy Lime in place of the water. Your welcome.
Whether you're calling friends for a s'mores party around the fire pit or packing the cooler to catch the best weekend fall festivals, these drinks suit every crisp-weather occasion. First off, the colors are gorgeous. Just like fall leaves! Each one also packs cozy flavors. Some are sippers to pour over ice; others you'll want to cup in a big mug.
Step back to the 1980s magic of hanging out in the mall, playing Pac-Man all day and tuning your Walkman to Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" while you sip an Orange Julius and act like you don't see your crush walking up to say "Oh, hey." That Orange Julius inspires the Icy Orange Blossom. Only, of course, we made it better with Duplin Orange Blossom wine.
Chock full of red and blue summer berries, plus starfruit, this nod to the Stars & Stripes is an easy, all-American, white wine sangria recipe, spiked with blueberry vodka. One sips and everyone will stand at salute this 4th of July.
Southerners are iced tea experts, and this spiked iced tea hits every mark. Sweet and refreshing, plus a little fizz and a Duplin wine kick.
Duplin Sweet Lily has a summer romance with Italian limoncello and a few scoops of gelato in a drink sure to steal your heart. Enjoy this cocktail in spring too! Serve the Limoncello Spritz at showers, Mother's Day brunch or as an al fresco dessert after dinner in the garden.