Cocktails

Ricco DOLCE

Ricco Dolce, meaning rich and sweet is a blend of red grapes with fresh red berry flavors and soft rounded characteristics. The finish is seductively fruity, with balanced acidity and a creamy mouthfeel.

Ricco Red wine sangria

SERVE: 4

This delicious sangria has everything you are looking for: fruit, sweet, lush, smooth and refreshing!

Ingredients

• ½ medium apple (cored, skin on, chopped into small pieces)
• ½ medium orange (rind on, sliced into small pieces, large seeds removed // plus more for garnish)
• 1-2 Tbsp organic brown sugar organic cane sugar
• 6 oz orange juice (plus more to taste)
• 2.6 brandy (plus more to taste)
• 1 750 ml bottle Ricco Dolce
• 1 cup ice to chill

Steps to Make It

Add apples, oranges, and sugar to a large pitcher and muddle with a muddler or wooden spoon for 45 seconds. Add orange juice and brandy and muddle again to combine for 30 seconds.
Add Ricco Dolce and stir to incorporate, then taste and adjust flavor as needed. Stir to combine. Add ice and stir once more to chill.
Garnish with orange segments (optional).

Easy Wine Spritz

SERVE: 1

It is a cool, refreshing cocktail, it is perfect for times when you want to stay away from hard liquor and watch those calories while still enjoying a drink!

Ingredients

• 4 oz ice
• 3 oz Ricco Dolce
• 3 oz Soda (citrus flavors are great)
• Optional: seasonal fruit

Steps to Make It

Fill an 8-ounce tumbler halfway with ice. Add Ricco Dolce and soda. Toss in slices of your favorite fruit, if desired.
Stir and enjoy.

Tiziano

SERVE: 6

Make any day a celebration with this festive cocktail.

Ingredients

• 6 sugar cubes
• Angostura bitters
• 750 ml bottle well chilled Ricco Dolce
• 4 thinly sliced strawberries and some blueberries

Steps to Make It

Drop a sugar cube into each of 6 glasses and douse with a few dashes of bitters. Pour Ricco Dolce over top; garnish with sliced strawberries and bluberries.

Vin Brulè

SERVE: 1

This traditional homemade mulled wine recipe is incredibly easy to make, and it’s so cozy and delicious.

Ingredients

• 1 750 ml bottle of Ricco Dolce
• 1 orange, sliced into rounds (also peeled, if you would like a less-bitter drink)
• 8 whole cloves
• 2 cinnamon sticks
• 2 star anise
• 2 – 4 tablespoons sugar, honey, or maple syrup to taste (or your desired sweetener)
• optional add-in: 2 oz brandy (or your favorite liqueur)
• optional garnishes: citrus slices (orange, lemon and/or lime), extra cinnamon sticks, extra star anise

Steps to Make It

Combine ingredients. Add Ricco Dolce, orange slices, cloves, cinnamon, star anise, 2 tablespoons sweetener, and brandy to a large saucepan. Stir briefly to combine.
Simmer. Cook the mulled wine on medium-high heat until it just barely reaches a simmer. (Avoid letting it bubble — you don’t want to boil off the alcohol). Reduce heat to low, cover, and let the wine simmer for at least 15 minutes.
Strain. Using a fine mesh strainer, remove and discard the orange slices, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and star anise. Give the mulled wine a taste, and stir in extra sweetener if needed. Serve warm in heatproof mugs, topped with your favorite garnishes.

Urbano

SERVE: 1

A favourite with family and friends!

Ingredients

• ½ oz Vodka
• 1/3 oz Dry Vermouth
• 3 oz Ricco Dolce
• ice cubes

Steps to Make It

Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes.
Add all ingredients.
Stir and strain into a cocktail glass.

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