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Heinen’s Perfect Portuguese Ports

Spice up your summer drink repertoire with Portuguese Ports. As we celebrate the arrival of our Spanish and Portuguese wines, we’re whipping up a few new Port cocktail concoctions that are perfect for summer.

What is Port Wine? As you may have guessed from the name, it’s wine from Portugal. Typically paired with desserts, port wines express raspberry, blackberry, caramel, cinnamon and chocolate flavors, depending on the variety.

Don’t limit yourself to sipping Port after dinner! With newer pink blends to classic whites, we have two deliciously crisp, original Port cocktail recipes that are sure to please the palate and keep you cool this summer. Mix one for yourself and join in on our Spanish and Portuguese wine festivities.

Rosé Port Cocktail

Rosé Port, similar to our favorite summer rosé wines, is a new style of Port. This style of Port is known for its violet, strawberry and caramel flavors.Rose Port Cocktail

Ingredients

  • Rosé Port
  • Club Soda
  • Slice of Lemon and Lime
  • Ice

Mixing Method

  • Combine equal parts of Rosé Port and club soda in a glass with ice.
  • Stir well and garnish with a slice of lemon and lime.

 

White Port Cocktail

Not surprisingly, White Port is made from Portuguese white grape varieties like Rabigato and Viosinho. White Ports are full of delicious apricot, baked apple, citrus peel and nutty flavors.

IngredientsWhite Port Cocktail

  • White Port
  • Tonic
  • Orange Slice
  • Ice

Mixing Method

  • Combine equal parts of White Port and tonic in a glass with ice.
  • Stir well and garnish with an orange slice.

 

 

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