Perfect Summer Treat: Wine Slushies

Slushies are the quintessential summer treat.

Wine slushies are the adult version of the quintessential summer treat. These slushies give. me. life. Here are my four favorite ones. These are simple because no one has time for some complex shit that’s going to stress you out. 

Sangria Granita Snow Cones
Yields 6
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  2. 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  3. 3/4 cup water
  4. 1/2 cup sugar
  5. 10 blackberries (more for garnishing)
  6. 2 cinnamon sticks (more for garnishing)
  7. 2 cups red wine
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, combine the sugar and water and heat on low until melted.
  2. Add in the pomegranate juice, orange juice blackberries and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a slight boil, then simmer on low for 15 mins. Let all of the ingredients infuse together until the blackberries lose their color.
  3. Remove the blackberries, pour in the wine and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the cinnamon sticks.
  5. Pour into a deep container, such as a metal loaf pan.
  6. Freeze overnight.
  7. Use a fork to shave the sangria.
  8. Serve with blackberries!
Chel Loves Wine http://www.chelloveswine.com/
Rosé Slushy Recipe
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Ingredients
  1. Bottle of Rosé
  2. 4 oz Belvoir Elderflower & Rose lemonade
  3. Ice Cubes
  4. Sprig of Lavender
Instructions
  1. Freeze bottle of rosé in ice cube trays (overnight)
  2. Combine frozen rosé, Belvoir Rose Edleflower and a handful of ice cubes in a blender
  3. Blend until all ice cubes have been crushed and when it's at your desired consistency
  4. Serve in a cute coupe with a sprig of lavender
Chel Loves Wine http://www.chelloveswine.com/
Riesling Strawberry Slushy
Yields 6
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Ingredients
  1. 2 1/2 cups hulled strawberries
  2. 1 bottle [750ml] dry Riesling
  3. 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  4. 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
Instructions
  1. Reserve 1 cup of the Riesling – cover and place in the fridge to chill.
  2. In a food processor, puree strawberries with the remaining wine, lime juice and sugar.
  3. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze until solid.
  4. When you’re ready to serve [or drink], puree the ice cubes with the remaining wine in your blender.
Chel Loves Wine http://www.chelloveswine.com/
 

Mixed Berry Wine Slush
Yields 4
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Ingredients
  1. 1 bottle white Zinfandel (the pink wine)
  2. 1 cup frozen mixed berries
Instructions
  1. Puree the wine and berries in a blender. Strain the mixture, and then pour the mixture into a shallow dish, like a 9" pie plate.
  2. Freeze for 30 minutes. Scrape the mixture with a fork. Repeat 3 times for a perfect slushy consistency.
  3. Divide between 2-4 glasses, let sit for 5 minutes at room temperature to defrost, and then serve.
Chel Loves Wine http://www.chelloveswine.com/

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7 comments

  1. You had me at “wine”.
    They all sound so good! Look amazing, too. 😮 Although, now I’m sad that it'[s not even remotely close to Summer here in Australia. I can still have slushies in freezing temperatures, right? RIGHT?!

    Christie’s Take on Life. xx

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