Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Entertain with VOGA Italia Wine this Holiday Season

This Holiday Season, shake up some wine cocktails with a holiday twist that will get even your Grinchiest guests in the spirit. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, these festive concoctions are sure to spice up your upcoming Holiday parties and gatherings.

Please find a few holiday recipes from VOGA Italia Wine below.

Thanksgiving Sangria

2 (750-milliliter) bottles VOGA Merlot
1 cup pomegranate juice
1/3 cup Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
1 orange (cut into sections)
1 apple (cut into sections)
1 cup of cherries
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
1/4 cup sugar
2 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick

Combine all ingredients in a pitcher, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Garnish with cherries or cinnamon sticks.

VOGA Holiday Cocktails

Miracle on Bourbon St.

· 1 cube of sugar
· 4 dashes of angostura aromatic bitters
· 1/2 shot of bourbon whisky
· Top up with VOGA Premium Sparkling Pinot Grigio

Coat the sugar cube with bitters and drop in to the glass. Pour bourbon whisky into chilled glass and top with VOGA Premium Sparkling Pinot Grigio.

Apple-Ginger Toddy

· 1 teaspoon of fresh ginger
· 15 oz. apple cider
· .5 teaspoon cinnamon
· 4 oz. of VOGA Merlot

Muddle fresh ginger and add hot apple cider, cinnamon, VOGA Merlot. Shake and strain into a martini glass or lowball rock glass. Serve hot and garnish with a cinnamon stick or apple slice

New Year’s Eve Sparkling Cocktails

The VOGA Sparkler

· 2 oz. VOGA Sparkling
· .5 oz. vodka
· .5 oz. Raspberry Liqueur
· .5 oz. Soho Lychee Liqueur

Combine vodka, raspberry liqueur and soho lychee liqueur in the bottom of a champagne flute.
Top with VOGA Sparkling Pinot Grigio

Midnight Kiss
· 2 oz. VOGA Italia Sparkling
· 1 oz. apple cider
· .5 oz. ginger vodka
· Juice from ½ lemon
· 1 apple (sliced)

Combine ginger vodka, apple cider, fresh lemon juice and stir. Top with VOGA Sparkling and garnish with apple slices.

About VOGA Italia Wine:
VOGA Italia hails from Italy, the country best known for producing some of the world’s best wine as well as its’ keen sense of style. VOGA Italia encompasses all aspects offering a collection of crisp delicious wine thoughtfully packaged in a revolutionary re-designed bottle featuring a unique resealable cap. Since the company’s inception, VOGA has earned numerous awards and accolades for their sleek and sexy glass cylindrical bottle, presentation and most importantly taste. The collection retails from $10.99 to $15.99 and includes Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Moscato, Quattro, Sparkling Pinot Grigio and Sparkling Pinot Grigio Chardonnay. VOGA is available in over 62 countries, hundreds of major cities, and can be found in thousands of the world’s trendiest bars, restaurants and shops. Wherever, whenever, if you are drinking VOGA you are drinking IN Style.

For more information on VOGA Italia wine

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