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A wine cocktail is a mixed drink similar to a true cocktail. It is made predominantly with wine (including Champagne and Prosecco), into which distilled alcohol or other drink mixer is combined. In scuba diving, the word cocktail also means a hazard with diving with some rebreathers: it means a caustic solution resulting from water reaching and dissolving the absorbent. ... A cocktail. ... A glass of red wine This article is about the alcoholic beverage. ... Champagne is often consumed as part of a celebration Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of wine to effect carbonation. ... Prosecco is a variety of white grape grown in the Veneto region of Italy, and also gives its name to the sparkling wine made from the grape. ... Various distilled beverages in a Spanish bar A distilled beverage is a liquid preparation meant for consumption containing ethyl alcohol (ethanol) purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as fruit, vegetables, or grain. ... Drink mixers are the non-alcoholic ingredients in mixed drinks and cocktails. ...


The distinction between a wine cocktail and a cocktail with wine is the relative amounts of the various alcohols. In a wine cocktail, the wine product is the primary alcohol by volume compared to the distilled alcohol or mixer. Main article: Cocktail A cocktail is a style of mixed drink made predominantly with a distilled beverage, such as vodka, gin, whiskey, rum, or tequila, mixed with another drink other than water. ... Ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol, is a flammable, colorless, slightly toxic chemical compound with a distinctive perfume-like odor, and is the alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. ... Alcohol by volume (ABV) is an indication of how much alcohol (expressed as a percentage) is included in an alcoholic beverage. ...


List of wine cocktails

See also: Category:Wine cocktails and List of cocktails with wine

A Mimosa is a cocktail composed of three parts champagne and two parts thoroughly chilled orange juice, traditionally served in a tall champagne flute with a morning brunch. ... A glass of sparkling wine A Sparkling wine cork Sparkling wine is a wine with significant levels of carbon dioxide in it making it fizzy. ... Bellini can mean: A family of Italian painters, the most famous of which is Giovanni Bellini (c. ... Prosecco is a variety of white grape grown in the Veneto region of Italy, and also gives its name to the sparkling wine made from the grape. ...

See also


Main article: Cocktail A cocktail is a style of mixed drink made predominantly with a distilled beverage, such as vodka, gin, whiskey, rum, or tequila, mixed with another drink other than water. ... A glass of red wine This article is about the alcoholic beverage. ... Champagne is often consumed as part of a celebration Champagne is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of wine to effect carbonation. ... Prosecco is a variety of white grape grown in the Veneto region of Italy, and also gives its name to the sparkling wine made from the grape. ... A glass of sparkling wine A Sparkling wine cork Sparkling wine is a wine with significant levels of carbon dioxide in it making it fizzy. ... A glass of tawny port. ...

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Agave: Tequila | Mezcal; Almond: Amaretto; Anise-flavored: Absinthe | Arak | Ouzo | Rakı | Pastis | Sambuca;
Apples: Applejack | Calvados; Barley, potato or rice: Shōchū (Japan);
Fruits: Brandy | Cognac | Gin | Kirschwasser | Pisco | Rakia | Schnapps; Honey: Krupnik; Milk: Araka; Plums: Slivovitz | Ţuică | Palinka;
Pomace: Grappa (Italy) | Trester (Germany) | Orujo (Spain) | Zivania (Cyprus) | Tsikoudia (Crete) | Tsipouro (Greece) | Rakia (Balkans);
Potato: Vodka | Aquavit | Brennivín; Rice: Soju (Korea) | Baijiu (China);
Sugarcane / Molasses: Rum | Cachaça | Aguardiente | Falernum | Guaro; Wheat, corn & rye: Whisky | Corn whiskey | Rye whiskey;
Bottles of cachaça, a Brazilian alcoholic beverage. ... Ethanol, also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol, is a flammable, colorless, slightly toxic chemical compound with a distinctive perfume-like odor, and is the alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. ... The history of alcohol in the ancient world extends back before recorded time. ... The entrance of a brewery. ... Alcohol advertising is the promotion of alcoholic beverages by alcohol producers through a variety of media. ... Many drugs are provided in tablet form. ... The Jolly Drinker, by Frans Hals Drinking culture is the notable customs shared by groups of people around the world involved in drinking alcoholic beverages. ... A drunken man in Tampere, Finland. ... A breathalyzer (or breathalyser) is a device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample. ... A hangover (veisalgia) describes the sum of unpleasant physical effects following heavy consumption of alcohol. ... Charlie Papazians classic book about homebrewing For other meanings, see Homebrew Homebrewing typically refers to the brewing of beer on a very small scale as a hobby for personal consumption, free distribution at social gatherings, amateur brewing competitions or other assorted generally non-commercial reasons. ... Winemakers often use carboys like these for ferment smaller quantities of wine Winemaking, or vinification, is the process of wine production, from the selection of grapes to the bottling of finished wine. ... Bottles of cachaça, a Brazilian alcoholic beverage. ... A glass of red wine This article is about the alcoholic beverage. ... A selection of bottled beers A selection of cask beers Beer is the worlds oldest[1] and most popular[2] alcoholic beverage, selling more than 133 billion litres (35 billion gallons) per year. ... For other uses, see Ale (disambiguation). ... Rye beer is the newest trend in brewing today, but the practice of adding rye to a beer recipe has quite a bit of history. ... Chicha is a fermented beverage brewed by the indigenous people of the Andean region, dating back to the Inca Empire when women were taught the techniques of brewing chicha in Acllahuasis (feminine schools). ... German Weißbier Wheat beer is a beer that is brewed with a significant proportion of malted wheat. ... Sake barrels at Itsukushima Shrine. ... Sonti is an Indian rice wine, made much like sake. ... Makgeolli, also known as takju, is a traditional alcoholic beverage indigenous to Korea. ... A potent alcoholic drink enjoyed by the Ibans of Sarawak. ... Cider in a pint glass Cider (or cyder) is an alcoholic beverage made primarily from the juices of specially grown varieties of apples. ... Apfelwein Apfelwein (German, apple wine) is the German form of cider, produced from apples. ... Traditional perry (poiré in French) is bottled champagne-style in Normandy Perry or pear cider is an alcoholic beverage made of fermented pear juice. ... Pulque, or octili, is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of the maguey, and is a traditional native beverage of Mesoamerica. ... Plum wine is a fermented alcoholic beverage made from plums. ... Pomace wine is a kind of wine made from grape pomace. ... Mead Mead is a fermented alcoholic beverage made of honey, water, and yeast. ... In the West, Kumis has been touted for its health benefits, as in this 1877 book also naming it Milk Champagne. Kumis (also spelled kumiss, koumiss, kymys; called airag in Mongolian cuisine) is a fermented milk drink traditionally made from the milk of horses. ... Shaoxing jiu, a famous huangjiu Huangjiu (黄酒; pinyin: huáng jiǔ, lit. ... Various distilled beverages in a Spanish bar A distilled beverage is a liquid preparation meant for consumption containing ethyl alcohol (ethanol) purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as fruit, vegetables, or grain. ... Various brands of tequila Tequila is a spirit made primarily in the area surrounding Tequila, a town in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, 65 km northwest of Guadalajara. ... A bottle of Mexican Mezcal bought in Cancun. ... The Amaretto Di Saronno square bottle For other uses, see Amaretto (disambiguation). ... A reservoir glass filled with a naturally colored verte next to an absinthe spoon. ... Arak Rayan. ... A bottle of ouzo Ouzo (ούζο) is a Greek anise-flavored liqueur that is widely consumed in Greece. ... Rakı becomes cloudy white, when mixed with water. ... A glass of diluted pastis French pastis Pastis is an anise-flavored liqueur and apéritif from France, typically containing 40-45% alcohol by volume, although there exist alcohol-free varieties. ... Sambuca is an anise-flavoured, usually colourless liqueur. ... Applejack is a strong alcoholic beverage produced from apples, originating from the American colonial period. ... A bottle of calvados Pays DAuge Calvados is an apple brandy from the French région of Lower Normandy. ... Shochu ) is a distilled alcoholic beverage popular in Japan. ... Brandy pot stills at the Van Ryn Brandy Cellar near Stellenbosch, South Africa. ... A brandy snifter Cognac, named after the town of Cognac in France, is a brandy, which is produced in the region surrounding the town. ... This article concerns the beverage. ... Kirschwasser (pronounced with the w as a vee sound, like kirschvasser), often known simply as Kirsch, is a clear alcoholic spirit made from double distillation of the fermented juice of a small black cherry. ... Some bottles of Peruvian Pisco Some bottles of Chilean Pisco Pisco (from Quechua: pisqu, little bird) is a liquor distilled from grapes (a brandy) made in wine-producing regions of Peru. ... A traditional bottle of slivovitz, plum rakia Croatian Sljivovica and Slovenian Slivovka, two different names for the same drink, a plum rakia Rakia or rakija (Bulgarian: ракия, Croatian, Slovenian and Bosnian: rakija, Albanian: raki, Macedonian and Serbian: ракија or rakija, Romanian: rachiu) is hard liquor similar to brandy and vodka, made by... Schnapps is a type of distilled beverage. ... Polish Krupnik Krupnik is a traditional sweet vodka, similar to liqueurs, based on grain spirit and honey, popular in Poland and Lithuania. ... Note: This page or section contains IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode. ... Ţuică (in Romanian , sometimes spelled Tzvika), is a traditional Romanian alcoholic beverage, usually made from plums. ... Palinka (Hungarian pálinka; Romanian palincă; Russian палинка; Slovak pálenka) is a traditional type of brandy that is produced in Hungary, Slovakia, Carpathian Ruthenia and in the Transylvania region of Romania. ... Three bottles of varietal grappa Grappa is a grape-based spirit of between 40% and 60% alcohol by volume (80 to 120 proof), of Italian origin. ... Orujo is a liquor obtained from the distillation of the pomace of the grape. ... Zivania (also Zivana) (Greek: Ζιβανία) is a traditional Greek-Cypriot distillate produced in the island of Cyprus from pomace (or marcs), the residue of grapes that were pressed during the winemaking process (including the stems and seeds) mixed with high-quality dry wines produced from the local grape varieties of Cyprus. ... In Greece, in particular on the island of Crete, Tsikoudia or Raki is a grape-based spirit made from the distillation of pomace, i. ... Tsipouro (Τσίπουρο) is an alcoholic drink found in Greece and in particular in Thessaly, Epirus, Macedonia and on the island of Crete. ... A traditional bottle of slivovitz, plum rakia Croatian Sljivovica and Slovenian Slivovka, two different names for the same drink, a plum rakia Rakia or rakija (Bulgarian: ракия, Croatian, Slovenian and Bosnian: rakija, Albanian: raki, Macedonian and Serbian: ракија or rakija, Romanian: rachiu) is hard liquor similar to brandy and vodka, made by... Vodka bottling machine, Shatskaya Vodka Shatsk, Russia Vodka is typically a colorless liquid preparation meant for consumption containing ethyl alcohol (ethanol) purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as fruit, vegetables, or grain. ... A bottle and glass of Linie brand akvavit. ... Brennivín is an Icelandic schnapps, considered the countrys signature alcoholic beverage. ... Soju is an alcoholic beverage with origins in Korea. ... Baijiu (Chinese: 白酒; pinyin: ) or Shaojiu is potent Chinese alcohol. ... Caribbean rum, circa 1941 Rum is a distilled beverage made from sugarcane by-products such as molasses and sugarcane juice by a process of fermentation and distillation. ... Cachaça Java, from Salinas-MG, Brazil Cachaça or cashasa (pronounced ka SHA sa, IPA: ) (also called pinga, branquinha, caninha, aquela que matou o guarda, caxa, aguardente, cana or mé) is the most popular distilled alcoholic beverage in Brazil, made from sugarcane juice (also called garapa). ... Aguardiente is the Spanish generic name for alcoholic drinks between 40 and 45 percent alcohol, meaning fiery water, or, literally burning water[1] (as it burns the throat of the drinker). ... Falernum is a sweet syrup used in Tropical and Caribbean drinks. ... Guaro is the popular name for the Larenses, inhabitants of Lara State, in central west Venezuela. ... Whisky, or whiskey, refers to a broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash and aged in oak casks. ... Corn whiskey is an American whiskey made from a mash made up of at least 80 percent maize, or corn. ... Rye Whisky is a style of whisky made from a mash of at least 51 percent rye (the other ingredients of the mash being usually corn and malted barley). ...

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