White Wine Mojito
Mojito's turn any time of day into a celebration and this wine-based recipe is lower in alcohol than the rum-based concoction, so it won't knock you off your feet. Enjoy one by yourself or mix a batch to share with friends.
4 - 6 oz Tapeña Verdejo
2 oz sparkling lemonade
6 mint leaves, rinsed and blotted dry
1/4 lime wedge
Tear the mint leaves several times and put into a rocks glass, add the lime juice and wine. Then with a spoon stir and press the mint leaves gently to extract the oils without bruising the leaves. Add lemonade then ice. Garnish glasses with a lime twist.
Mix Up a Batch:
1 bottle Tapeña Verdejo
10 oz sparkling lemonade
30 mint leaves, rinsed and blotted dry
Juice of 1 whole lime
Tear the mint leaves into small pieces, muddle and then add to the bottom of a large pitcher. Add the wine and lime juice, stirring with a wooden spoon. Now add the lemonade, stir gently to mix and pour into highball glasses that have been prepped with 2-3 torn mint leaves on the bottom and half-filled with ice. Garnish with a lime twist.