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Bay Mist and Wildflower: Fresh Wine Cocktail Ideas

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Mix it up this summer with a cocktail featuring our two easy-going, super sippers: J. Lohr Bay Mist White Riesling and J. Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié. These two classic grapes from the Lohr family’s long history of sustainable winegrowing in Monterey come with a fresh look and just one simple instruction: No Rules!

A toast to J. Lohr Regional Sales Manager Shauna Troy for these delicious, refreshing recipes. Enjoy!

J Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié New York Sour

Wildflower New York Sour

  • 2 oz. Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. J. Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Pour over ice.
  3. Top with J. Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié
Jlohr monterey roots bay mist mojito

Bay Mist Mojito

  • 1 oz. white rum
  • 2 oz. J. Lohr Bay Mist White Riesling
  • 2 lime wedges
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 4 each mint sprigs
  • soda water

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into an ice-filled mixing tin.
  2. Muddle and then shake vigorously and pour into a wine goblet.
  3. Top with soda water.
Jlohr monterey roots frenchmonterey

French ‘Monterey’ 75

  • ½ oz. gin
  • 3 oz J. Lohr Bay Mist White Riesling
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • optional: drizzle cognac on top
  • garnish: lemon twist
  • soda water

Instructions:

  1. Layer all ingredients into champagne flute or coupe glass.


Simple Syrup

  1. Simple Syrup recipe: 1/2 cup water, 1/2 cup sugar. Bring sugar and water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat. Save in a jar and chill.
Jlohr monterey roots Negroni

Wildflower Negroni

  • 3 oz J. Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié
  • 1½ oz sweet vermouth
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • garnish: orange rind

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients over a large ice cube sphere.
  2. Squeeze large orange zest and place in glass.
  3. Stir well.
Jlohr monterey roots Spritzer

Wildflower Spritzer

  • 3 oz. J. Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié
  • 2 oz. club soda
  • garnish: orange slice

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients over a large ice sphere.
  2. Squeeze large orange slice and garnish.

Find the J. Lohr Bay Mist White Riesling and J. Lohr Wildflower Valdiguié near you with the J. Lohr Wine Locator.

Cheers!

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