Charming Cocktails: Pinot Grigio Melonade

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #VinoBlockParty #CollectiveBias Pinor-Grigio-MelonadeSummer is a pretty magical time in Chicago, especially since there’s basically a weekend festival or get together every weekend. From music festivals to patio parties, every weekend is filled with getting together with friends over a few {or more!} cocktails.

I’ve been breaking out of my usual cocktail routine and testing our new recipes that mix a few unlikely ingredients. This week, I decided to whip up a few wine cocktails since I’ve been finding myself drinking pinot grigio, rosé and chardonnay all summer long. I figured I’d jazz things up a little bit my trying our a spiked melonade {melon lemonade} recipe with Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi’s delicious pinot grigio. It’s incredibly refreshing, not too sweet and easy to make before a big get together this weekend!Spiked-Melonade (10 of 19)Spiked-Melonade (1 of 19)What You’ll Need: 

• 2 Watermelon Slices

• Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi pinot grigio

•  Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Directions: 

Cut the peel off a slice of watermelon and muddle the watermelon at the bottom of each of your glasses. Fill your glasses up with ice cubes and pour 3 oz. of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi pinot grigio and 2 oz. of fresh squeezed lemonade. Cut off a triangle portion of a watermelon for garnish (or put in half a slice of watermelon in the glass as garnish}. Serve & enjoy!Spiked-Melonade (4 of 19) Spiked-Melonade (15 of 19)Spiked-Melonade (6 of 19) Spiked-Melonade (11 of 19)Spiked-Melonade (7 of 19) Spiked-Melonade (16 of 19)If you’re looking to try out a new cocktail recipe, make sure to give this bad boy a try! It’s one of my new favorite cocktails for summer {and luckily for me, I bought the big bottle of Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi pinot grigio, so I’ll be making a big batch for upcoming festivities this weekend!}

If you’re looking for more recipe and entertaining ideas for this weekend make sure to check out Robert Mondavi’s Simple Entertaining Social Hub! I’ll definitely be trying a few of these in the coming weeks!

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