Raise a Glass to the Fourth of July

July 4, 2023

Raise a Glass to the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July means many things to people, fireworks, parades, and backyard barbeques. But for those of us who love sipping a cocktail, it’s the perfect opportunity to raise a glass and enjoy something new and refreshing. To celebrate this year’s Fourth of July, the Wine and Spirits Cellar has an amazing cocktail recipe up our sleeve. This tantalizing drink is perfect for sipping around the fire pit as the fireworks light up the sky.

Firecracker Sparkler

So, what is this miracle drink recipe? Drumroll, please! It’s called the Firecracker Sparkler. This potion has a shockingly patriotic red and blue color with a touch of white, and it’s as refreshing as a dip in the ocean. To make the Firecracker Sparkler, you will need grape juice, blueberries, strawberries, honey, lime juice, and sparkling wine.


Start by blending the strawberries until they’re pulverized into puree. Then strain through a sieve to separate the solids from the juice. Do the same process with the blueberries, and set the juices aside. In a shaker, add the honey, grape juice, lime juice, and a dash of water. Shake until the honey is well dissolved. Add the sparkling wine and juices. Serve in Champagne glasses with a few ice cubes, and you have a fantastic Fourth of July drink in your hands.

Don’t Forget Your Snacks

Serve this drink along with some Fourth of July-themed snacks to create a festive holiday atmosphere. You can dip some strawberries and blueberries in white chocolate to give the white color to your party snacks. You can also decorate your glasses with blue and red glitter or sugar.

Delishes, Refreshing, and Easy

With the Firecracker Sparkler, you can’t go wrong. It’s delicious, refreshing, and easy to make. This drink recipe can be a big hit at your Fourth of July party. You can even make it ahead of time in a big pitcher and allow your guests to serve themselves. You can also customize this recipe by adding more or less wine for a boozy or kid-friendly version.

Happy 4th of July!

So, there you have it! A wonderful recipe to add some sparkle to your Fourth of July celebration. This is a drink that’s easy to make, serve, and enjoy. Whether you’re a wine connoisseur or a beginner, you can’t go wrong with the Firecracker Sparkler. With its patriotic colors and refreshing taste, you’ll be the star of the party. Enjoy the fireworks with a delicious cocktail in your hand. Happy Fourth of July!