Sipping Out of Summer in Style

Wednesday 21st, August 2013 / 17:23 Written by
Sipping Out of Summer in Style

For dog days of summer that hit in August and September, keep the drinks cool and easy. Francis Ford Coppola Winery invites you to try some simple but stylish cocktails made with wines from the Diamond Collection.

In the heat of summer, adding elements such as lemon granita or a splash of fresh citrus to wine will pleasantly surprise and refresh you! There’s no better way to celebrate these precious remaining summer days than with a light and festive take on wine cocktails.

Give these three easy Diamond Refreshing Mixer recipes a try and sip away before summer slips away.




The Clarita Clarita


4 ounces Scarlet Label Diamond Collection Claret

& Float a generous scoop of Lemon Granita on top







Queen Ivory DiamondQueen Ivory Diamond

Gently mix together:

5 ounces Ivory Label Diamond Collection Cabernet Sauvignon

1 ounce Pomegranate Syrup

Juice of 1 lime

Splash of Limonata (or your favorite lemon soda)

Garnish with a sprig of mint



Bishop’s Blue DiamondBlue Label Diamond Collection Merlot

Gently mix together:

Blue Label Diamond Collection Merlot

Juice of 1/4 lemon

Juice of 1/4 orange

1 teaspoon powdered sugar

Jigger of soda water

Garnish with a sliced peach and/or plum and a twist of lemon peel



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