What’s Your Signature Drink?

What’s Your Signature Drink?

When your wedding plans cause you to need a drink, have one, responsibly, and while you’re at it come up with a signature drink to be served to your guests. Having a signature drink during your cocktail hour and/or reception is such a fun added detail to include in your wedding and one that your guests will appreciate. Here are a few recipes that sound exciting and delicious. P.S. Feel free to change the names to something more fitting to your personality!


Orange Cinnamon Blossom, or call it “Blossoming Love”

1 bottle of Prosecco

1/2 lemon

1/2 orange

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 cup sugar

3 whole cloves

3 whole allspice

2 cinnamon sticks

Rinse lemon and orange and thinly slice them, discarding seeds; quarter the orange slices. Put fruit in a 4- to 5-quart pan. Add honey, sugar (use the smaller amount if you prefer drinks on the tart side, the larger if you want a sweeter flavor), cloves and allspice. With a knife, cut the cinnamon sticks lengthwise into thinner strips. Add cinnamon and 2 cups water to pan; bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and boil gently for 5 minutes. Pour Prosecco into hot citrus base and heat until steaming, about 8 minutes. Keep warm over low heat. Ladle into heatproof cups or wine glasses.


Twisted Rose, or call it “Sparkling Bride’”

1 bottle Sparkling Rosé

½ shot orange-flavored liqueur

Orange slices, chopped strawberries and sprigs of mint to garnish

Fill a wine glass halfway with ice, pour in half a shot of orange liqueur, top with Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé and stir.

Garnish with a large slice of orange, chopped strawberries and a sprig of mint.


Blackberry Paloma, or call it “The Honeymoon”

1.5 oz. tequila

0.5 oz. grapefruit juice

0.5 oz. lime juice

blackberry soda, to top

1 Tbsp. salt (rim)

Rim a rocks glass with salt. Combine tequila, grapefruit juice, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to chill and combine ingredients. Strain into your glass over fresh ice. Top with blackberry soda. Give everything a quick stir, garnish with blackberries and edible flower, and enjoy!


Lava Lamp Cocktail, or call it “Burning Desire”

1 oz pomegranate liqueur or 3 tablespoons pomegranate juice

5 oz champagne

3 pomegranate seeds

Pour pomegranate liqueur in a champagne flute, then fill the glass with champagne slowly. Garnish with pomegranate seeds to float at the top.

“Here’s to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald