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A Refreshing Red Wine Cocktail

Popularized in Spain, tinto de verano is an incredibly simple (and incredibly refreshing!) way to drink red wine all summer long. Typically made with red wine and citrus soda, our version incorporates homemade lemon simple syrup for extra brightness. Plus, you can get everything you need to make it right in our storefront

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Tinto de Verano

  • Author: Misfits Market


  • 2 lemons, ½ cup juice and peels reserved
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Dry red wine
  • Sparkling water
  • Lemon rounds, for garnish
  • Ice


  1. In a small saucepan, add lemon peels and sugar. Work the lemon peels into the sugar with your hands to express the oils from the peels. Add lemon juice and salt to saucepan and heat over low heat until sugar dissolves. Let simple syrup cool then strain.
  2. Fill a glass with ice, add 2 ounces of wine, 1 ounce simple syrup, and top with sparkling water. Stir then garnish with a lemon round.

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