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strawberry white wine spritzer and strawberries sitting on a table outside

Strawberry Basil White Wine Spritzer

This delicious and refreshing white wine spritzer adds strawberries and basil for a fun spin on a summer classic.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword cocktail, herbal, summer recipes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1 person

Ingredients

Strawberry Basil White Wine Spritzer

  • 1 Tbsp Strawberry Syrup
  • 5-8 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1 Tbsp Lime Juice juice from half of a fresh lime.
  • 4 Oz Sauvignon blanc
  • 3 Oz Soda Water

Strawberry Syrup

  • 1 Cup Fresh Strawberries
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Water does not have to be exact, just add a splash

Instructions

Strawberry Syrup

  1. Place 1 cup of strawberries, 1/2 cup sugar and water into a small sauce pan.

  2. Heat on medium until simmering, simmer for 5 minutes then set aside to cool.

  3. Once cooled, strain out strawberry pieces. Syrup is now ready to use.

Strawberry Basil White Wine Spritzer

  1. Muddle basil and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Crush basil just enough to release the aromatic qualities. Allow the basil to infuse the lime juice for a few minutes.

  2. Strain the lime juice from the basil leaves into a white wine glass, add 1 tablespoon of strawberry syrup.

  3. Pour 4 oz of Sauvignon blanc into the white wine glass.

  4. Add 3 oz of soda water to the drink.

  5. Garnish if desired with fresh strawberries or basil. Enjoy.