10 Best Mixed Drinks With White Wine Ranked (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Lydia Martin

If your wine-loving friends are coming to your place, serving them the best cocktail drink is your primary focus. 

But with all the wine cocktails, it’s hard to decide what recipe to serve your guests they’ll surely enjoy.  

To save you from hassle, we’ve narrowed down the best mixed drinks with white wine that will surely please anyone present. 

Top 10 White Wine Cocktails To Sip 

10. Strawberry White Wine Spritzer

Glass of Strawberry White Wine Spritzer

This drink recipe is one of the most refreshing wine cocktails containing vodka, white vino, and fresh strawberries, providing a flavor and taste perfect for summer.

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 3oz Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1oz vodka
  • 3 strawberries
  • 1tbsp agave nectar
  • ¼ juiced lemon
  • 1.5oz tonic water

Instructions: Muddle the berries with the nectar and lemon in your mixing bowl. Add vodka and Blanc, then stir. Pour into your flute and top it with tonic water. 

Serving: 1

9. St-Germain Cocktail

Bottle of St-Germain Cocktail Garnished with Flower

This cocktail recipe is simple to make that only needs white wine (or sparkling wine), soda water, and an elderflower liqueur.

It’s slightly bitter but refreshing, like any other cocktail recipe.

Prep/Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 1.5oz St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 2oz white wine (dry) or sparkling wine 
  • 2oz soda water 

Instructions: Add the St-Germaine and wine to your Collins glass and stir. Pour water soda on top and enjoy. 

Serving: 1

8. Pineapple White Wine Cocktail

Glass of Pineapple White Wine Cocktail

This summer cocktail calls for various ingredients, but you can make it simple with white wine, soda, and pineapple juice.

The drink has the right sweetness and acidity, making it not overly sweet. 

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 5oz Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling
  • 2oz lemon-lime soda
  • 2oz pineapple juice
  • 3 pineapple chunks

Instructions: In your flute, pour all the ingredients and stir. 

Serving: 1

7. Front Porch Swing

front porch swing cocktail drink

This cocktail recipe is similar to Sangria, but it gets a boozy kick from the cucumber vodka and elderflower syrup, creating a refreshing and herbaceous drink perfect for any occasion.

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 3oz wine (white)
  • 1.5oz cucumber-flavored vodka 
  • 1oz elderflower liqueur
  • 5 halved white or green grapes
  • 5 halved red grapes
  • Sprig mint, orange wheel, and halved strawberry

Instructions: In your shaker, add all the ingredients over ice. Shake for about 10 seconds and pour into your large wine goblet.  

Serving: 1

6. The Saint

Glass of The Saint Cocktail Drink

The Saint cocktail recipe is a summer cocktail drink with fresh herbs and citrus flavors–a perfect drink recipe for any occasion. 

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 1.5oz ginger syrup 
  • 3oz wine (white)
  • .5oz orange juice, fresh (or Triple Sec)
  • .5oz vermouth 
  • Orange bitters
  • Ginger ale

Instructions: In your ice-filled shaker, add the wine, syrup, juice, and vermouth. Shake and strain into your goblet and top it with ginger ale. 

Serving: 1

5. White Wine Vodka Lemonade Chiller

2 Glasses of White Wine Vodka Lemonade Chiller

This drink is another cocktail recipe ideal for cooling off. Adding chilled lemonade concentrate and frozen fruit adds sweetness and a citrusy feel. 

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 12oz frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 750ml chilled white wine (dry)
  • 8oz vodka
  • cold tonic water 

Instructions: ⅓-fill your pitcher with ice and pour the concentrate, wine, and vodka. Stir to mix and top it with tonic water. Pour the mix into glasses and serve. 

Serving: 8

Tip: For this recipe, feel free to adjust the number of ingredients if serving a larger crowd for your next party. 

4. Sauvignon Blanc Punch

Glass of Sauvignon Blanc Punch

This cocktail drink recipe is a variation of Day’s white wine drink, made with a combination of Sauvignon Blanc, lime juice, and Aperol—topped with club soda and simple syrup.

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 3oz Sauvignon Blanc
  • .5oz Aperol
  • .5oz grapefruit juice
  • .5oz lemon juice
  • .25oz simple syrup
  • Club soda

Instructions: Except for the club soda, combine all the ingredients in your cocktail shaker over ice and shake until well-chilled.

Pour into your highball glass with ice, pour club soda on top, and stir gently. 

Serving: 1

3. White Sangria

2 Glasses of White Sangria

Sangria is one of the classic wine cocktails with the refreshing fruity flavors of summer fruits and citrus lemon. 

Prep/Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 750ml Pinot Grigio, chilled
  • 4oz Lillet Blanc
  • 1 peach, pitted & sliced
  • 1 green apple, cored & sliced
  • 1 lemon wedges
  • 3 mint sprigs

Instructions: Add all the Pinot Grigio, Lillet, mint, and fresh fruit into a punch bowl and refrigerate for up to four hours. Then, pour into 4-6 wine goblets.  

Serving: 4-6

Tip: You can add peach wine to the mixture for a fruity Sangria drink recipe and more nuanced flavors. 

2. Albariño Mint Julep

Hand Holding Albariño Mint Julep

Want a deceptively simple yet delicious cocktail drink to enjoy? Try this Albariño  [1] Mint Julep drink—combining wine (white) and crème de pêche. 

Prep/Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 3oz Albariño 
  • 1tsp. crème de pêche or peach liqueur 
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions: Pour the liquids into your Julep or Old-Fashioned double glass. Fill it with crushed ice and garnish with mint sprig. 

Serving: 1

1. Bicicletta

Glass of Bicicletta Cocktail Drink

This Italian aperitivo features two of Italy’s favorite wines: dry white wine and Campari, a bitter red commonly used in a Negroni drink.

“No amount of physical contact could match the healing powers of a well-made cocktail.”

— David Sedaris, American Author

Prep/Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 2oz Campari
  • 3oz white wine, dry
  • Club soda

Instructions: In your wine [2] (or rocks glass), combine Campari and dry white wine. Put ice and pour club soda on top. 

Serving: 1


What mixes well with white wine?

Fruit juices, sparkling water, sodas, lemonade, tea, ginger ale, Kalimotxo, and mulling spices mixes well with white wines.

What can I add to white wine to make it taste better?

Add pineapple chunks, pomegranate seeds, and a splash of soda to make any white wine taste better. 

These additions can create refreshing and flavorful cocktail drinks, like Sangria, among the popular ones.  

Which juice is good with white wine?

The good juices perfect for whites include orange, lemon or lime, grapefruit, and pineapple juices.

What not to mix with white wine?

You should not mix your favorite white wine with Coke, beer, and tequila.  

In Conclusion  

White wine may be considered a less common cocktail component, but it can still make the best cocktail recipes that anyone would surely enjoy regardless of the occasion. 

From the classic Sangria to the Bicicletta cocktail–all are equally fruity and revitalizing, not just in flavor but in the overall feel. 

Depending on your preferred flavor, this is your recipe guide for your next gatherings. Enjoy but drink responsibly!  



Lydia Martin

Lydia Martin hails from Redmond, Washington, where you’ll find some of the best cocktail bars and distilleries that offer a great mix of local drinks. She used to work as a bar manager in Paris and is a self-taught mixologist whose passion for crafting unique cocktails led her to create Liquor Laboratory. Lydia can whip up a mean Margarita in seconds! Contact at [email protected] or learn more about us here or feel free to give Lydia a tip.

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