5 Cocktail Recipes Using Local B.C. Wines

February 16, 2024

Join us on a flavorful journey through British Columbia’s vibrant wine scene with our collection of five easy-to-make cocktail recipes. From sparkling wines to stunning rosés, B.C.’s local wines offer a diverse array of flavours that perfectly complement a variety of cocktails. With simple ingredients and step-by-step instructions, you’ll be able to recreate these delightful concoctions in the comfort of your own home, bringing a taste of B.C.’s wine country straight to your glass. —Ashley Harris

Narrative Negroni Spumante



Pour Narrative 12 Botanicals Gin, sweet red Vermouth and Campari into an ice-filled glass. Top with Narrative XC Sparkling wine and lightly stir. Garnish with an orange zest twist.

Narrative Cranberry Gin Fizz



In a highball glass filled with ice, combine Narrative Gin, and cranberry juice and mix to combine. Top with Narrative XC Sparkling Wine and garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary.

Blasted Church Drink Pink



Pour rosé, gin, and lemonade into a cocktail shaker over ice and shake. Add soda and gently stir with a swizzle. Pour into a chilled coupe glass (or glass of choice) and garnish with a lemon twist.

Mission Hill Rosé Sangria


  • 1 bottle of Mission Hill Reserve Rosé Organic
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur (such as Cointreau or Triple Sec)
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (adjust to taste)
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1 cup club soda or sparkling water
  • Ice cubes


Combine the Mission Hill Rosé wine, brandy, orange liqueur, orange juice, lemon juice, and sugar in a large pitcher. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the sliced orange, lemon, strawberries, and raspberries to the pitcher. Stir gently to combine. Cover the pitcher and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight, to allow the flavours to meld. Just before serving, add the club soda or sparkling water to the sangria and stir gently. Fill glasses with ice cubes and pour the sangria over the ice. Garnish each glass with strawberries and rosemary.

Road 13 Sparkling Chenin Blanc Spritzer


  • 4 oz Road 13 Sparkling Chenin Blanc
  • 2 oz elderflower liqueur (such as St-Germain)
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Club soda or sparkling water
  • Lemon slices or mint sprigs for garnish
  • Ice cubes


Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes and add the elderflower liqueur and freshly squeezed lime juice to the shaker. Shake well until chilled, about 15-20 seconds. Strain the mixture into a chilled glass filled with ice cubes. Top up the glass with Road 13 Sparkling Chenin Blanc. Give it a gentle stir to combine. Garnish with a lemon slice or a sprig of mint.


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