Think This is a Glass of Rosé? Think Again

Glass of rose wine

Courtesy of Columbia Room, Washington, DC.

The inclusion of strawberry, Campari and fresh cucumber water coax out the flavors often found in a Provençal rosé, says Columbia Room head bartender JP Fetherston.

Three Cocktails You Just May Mistake for Wine
  • 1 ounce Tio Pepe Fino Sherry
  • 1 ounce Imbue Dry Vermouth
  • ¼ ounce Del Maguey Vida Mezcal
  • ¼ ounce Giffard Crème de Fraise des Bois
  • ¼ ounce Campari
  • ¼ ounce grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce cucumber water (macerate sliced cucumbers in water at least 10 minutes, then double-strain)
  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice, and stir until chilled. Strain into a wine glass. (To make a larger batch, add 1 ounce filtered water per serving, and refrigerate without stirring.)
Published on June 29, 2017