Recipe by Cuervo

Plata Spritz

INGREDIENTS

1 oz Jose Cuervo® Tradicional® Plata Tequila*

.75 oz Red Wine Syrup*

.25 oz Grapefruit juice

2 oz Sparkling wine

1 oz Soda water

Garnish: Grapefruit twist and 2 slices of strawberry

PREPARATION – COCKTAIL

Add all of the ingredients to a wine glass filled with ice. Stir, and garnish with a grapefruit twist and two strawberry slices.

PREPARATION – RED WINE SYRUP

Add red wine to a small pot along with sugar, orange juice, and orange peels. Bring up to a boil, stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Reduce heat to a low simmer and let wine reduce uncovered for about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once reduced to desired thickness, remove from heat, let cool before using.  

  • Ingredients for Bar: 20 oz red wine, 8 oz raw cane sugar, 3 oz orange juice, peels of one orange. Yield: 16 oz
  • Ingredients for Home: 1.5 cup red wine, 4 oz raw cane sugar, 1 oz orange juice, 3 orange peels. Yield: 1 cup

SUSTAINABILITY OVERVIEW

This cocktail finds a way to repurpose red wine that has already oxidized, or will soon, a common scenario in many restaurant bars.

 

*40% Alc./Vol. (80 Proof).

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