Cocktail recipe

Cocktail recipe

In every edition of WINELIFE we have the funfacts section, which is where we share the funniest funfacts about wine and everything related to wine. In this edition, we share the recipe for a cocktail with Port. - TEXT + IMAGE EDITORS

Cocktail recipe

In Portugal, they love making and drinking cocktails with port. Try this simple cocktail yourself and imagine yourself in the warm south.

This is what you need for 1 glass

  • long drink glass or large wine glass
  • tonic
  • 2 slices of lemon
  • 2 sprigs of fresh mint
  • ice cubes
  • 50 ml Graham's Blend N°5

This is how to make the cocktail with Port

Fill half a glass with ice cubes. Add the lemon slices and mint sprigs. Then add 50 ml of Graham's Blend N°5 and a generous splash of tonic. The amount of tonic can be adjusted to taste. And ready!

Tip: Replace the lemon and mint with fresh strawberries and a pinch of black pepper for more zest. Instead of lemon, lime, grapefruit or frozen raspberry can also be used as garnish.

More funfacts from WINELIFE 78:

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