Festive Cocktails For Your Winter Wedding

Cute idea for those of you planning winter events!

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If you are having a winter wedding, you might want to consider having a signature cocktail that reflects the season. If not for your wedding, then maybe for your rehearsal dinner, shower or for holiday entertaining in your home.

Adding a seasonal embellishment to the cocktail immediately gives it a festive air. There are three embellishments that automatically make one think of winter:

Candy Canes

Embellishing a simple cocktail with a candy cane, pomegranates or cranberries immediately makes it say “winter”!

Candy Canes can be added to your cocktail by dipping the glass rim in to crushed candy canes. Dip the rim of the glass in to marshmallow topping or something similar first to help hold the crushed candy cane in place. And you can add a whole candy cane to the glass, as well.
Candy Cane Cocktails

Pomegranates are another element that can be added to “winterize” your cocktails!…

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Fresh Cocktails: Apple Flavored Libations

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It’s November, the air is cool and the apples are ripe for the pickin’! Why not include an Apple flavor cocktail, on your special day. Here’s a few suggestions…


  1. 1 – 64 oz bottle apple juice
  2. 1 – 64 oz bottle unfiltered apple juice (apple cider)
  3. 3 cups granulated sugar
  4. 8 cinnamon sticks
  5. 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  6. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  7. 1 – 750 ml bottle everclear
  1. Bring the apple juices, sugar, and spices to a boil. Cover and let simmer for 1 hour. After one hour, remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Pour into a separate bowl with a strainer and cheesecloth. Stir in the everclear and ladle into individual jars.


Caramel Apple Sangria
  • 1 bottle white wine
  • bottle sparkling apple cider
  • ¼ cup caramel syrup
  • 4 apples, chopped
  1. Chill your white wine and sparkling apple cider.
  2. Once cold, mix together wine and cider and add…

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