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Festive Cranberry White Wine Spritzer (New Air Shadow Series Wine Fridge Review)

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This Cranberry White Wine Spritzer is not only an easy drink to make but it’s festive for any occasion. It’s perfect for New Year’s, a bridal shower, and even light enough for a summer party.

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Two glasses of cranberry white wine spritzer on a table.

What is a wine spritzer?

A wine spritzer is a simple wine cocktail with just a few extra ingredients. It’s usually just three ingredients, wine, juice, and a carbonated beverage. It’s really one of the easiest cocktails you can make.

Image of ingredients for a Cranberry White Wine Spritzer on a table with an empty wine glass.

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What is in a Cranberry White Wine Spritzer?

Just three ingredients make up this festive wine drink. Wine spritzers are also sometimes known as wine coolers.

Don’t go with a super expensive bottle of wine for this cocktail. You’re adding mixers that will absolutely dilute the wine’s flavor.

Use a lesser expensive bottle of white wine that you enjoy. Save the expensive stuff for sipping.

  • White Wine – A Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, or Sauvignon Blanc all work well. You don’t want to use a sweet wine.
  • Cranberry Juice Cocktail – Brings some tartness to this wine cocktail recipe.
  • Club Soda – Adds effervescence to the drink without adding more flavor.
  • Ice – While a glass of wine is not typically served over ice, a wine spritzer is.

Pro Tip: Garnish this cranberry white wine spritzer with frozen cranberries to help keep the drink cold.

You could substitute seltzer water for the club soda but stay away from a ginger ale or clear soda like lemon-lime soda. They will make the drink too sweet.

A wine glass filled with cranberry white wine spritzer and garnished with floating cranberries.

How do you serve wine spritzers?

As I already mentioned, serve these wine spritzers over ice. Since they are so easy to make they are perfect for a party.

While you could make a pitcher of the wine and cranberry juice then pour into glasses and top with club soda, I do prefer to make each wine cooler individually.

Make sure all of your ingredients are chilled for the best cocktail.

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What type of glass do you use to serve a wine spritzer?

I typically like to serve spritzers in a wine glass but you can serve them in a highball glass, which is sometimes called a collins glass.

As the title says, this is a cranberry white wine spritzer so you want to use a white wine glass, as opposed to a red wine glass, if you go that route. If you use a collins glass, you can serve it with a straw.

The front of the New Air Fridge.

The New Air Shadow Series Wine Fridge

I am in love with this wine fridge! It’s so stylish and fits anywhere. There are so many great features.

  • Holds 12 bottles meaning you can have a nice variety to offer guests.
  • Digital temperature control to serve wine at just the right temperature.
  • Soft LED lighting illuminates the wine without harmful heat from a regular lightbulb.
  • Easily adjustable shelves that will accommodate regular and larger-sized wine bottles.
  • Compressor cooled with built-in fan for optimal storage temperatures. Storing at the correct temperature keeps the flavor of the wine intact.
  • Use this link if you want to purchase a New Air Shadow Series Wine Fridge (Product NWC012BK00) for your bar area. Use code FAMILY_10 for 10% off. (Code is good until Nov. 2023)

A wine fridge with the door open.

More Festive Spritzer Drinks

Two glasses of Cranberry White Wine Spritzer on a table.

Cranberry White Wine Spritzer

Yield: 2 cocktails
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

A festive wine cocktail that's perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces white wine, chilled
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice cocktail, chilled
  • 4 tablespoons club soda, chilled
  • Lime wheel and fresh cranberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill two wine glasses or highball glasses with ice.
  2. Evenly divide the ingredients between the two glasses. Garnish with fresh cranberries and a lime wheel if desired.
  3. Serve immediately.

Notes

For the wine use Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc.

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Please drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive. This beverage is intended for those who are 21+.

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