3 Refreshing drinks to make with white wine

No matter the season, there is always a good reason for refreshing drinks and a white wine based cocktail is always welcome.

Take a look at our wine buying guide and our article on the best white wines according to Terry, to find the perfect wines for your cocktail recipes.

Read on below to find 3 refreshing drinks made with white wine that Terry Pomerantz loves.

3 refreshing drinks made from white wine

Terry Pomerantz has selected 3 out of numerous recipes for refreshing cocktails made with white wine.

1. Trinquette

Ingredients (for 4 people)

  • 1 dry white wine bottle (Riesling, Pinot Blanc or Chardonnay)
  • 40 cl of lemonade
  • 10 cl of lemon syrup
  • 1 lemon
  • Ice cubes


  • Slice the lemon. Set aside.
  • In a large pitcher, pour the wine and the lemon syrup, and mix.
  • Add the lemonade, the lemon slices and some ice cubes. Mix and serve.

2. Spritz Mojito Style

Ingredients (for 1 cocktail)

  • 50 ml of Apérol
  • 40 ml of dry white wine
  • 10 ml of lime juice
  • 1 tsp of cane sugar
  • 7 leaves of mint
  • 1 quarter lime
  • Ice cubes
  • Sparkling water


  • Place the mint leaves in a glass
  • Add the cane sugar and lime juice
  • Crush with a pestle
  • Add the quarter lime
  • Pour in the Apérol and white wine
  • Add ice cubes and a bit of sparkling water. Mix and serve.

3. White Sangria


  • 1 bottle of white wine
  • 750 ml of lemonade
  • 250 ml of orange juice
  • 125 ml of sugar
  • 250 ml of Grand Marnier
  • 1 apple, pitted and sliced
  • 1 orange, cut into half slices
  • 1 lemon, cut into slices
  • 1 lime, cut into slices
  • 250 ml of grapes, cut in half


  • In a large pitcher or punch bowl, mix sugar, Grand Marnier, wine, orange juice and lemonade.
  • Add the fruit.
  • Leave in the fridge until it is time to serve.
  • Before serving, add ice cubes.
“No matter what the weather is in Quebec, it is always hot somewhere else in the world! So, why deny ourselves a delicious cocktail made from white wine? After all, it is always refreshing!” concludes Terry Pomerantz while adding a few lime slices to the White Sangria he has just finished preparing.

An avid wine lover, Terry Pomerantz shares his love of fine bottles, guided by a responsible approach to the art of living. Discover his advice on food and wine pairing, his favorite bottles, and the ideal choices for each season and occasion. Immerse yourself in his passion and learn to fully appreciate each bottle in good company.