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Try These Thanksgiving Cocktail Classics

Guest post by Fine Wine & Good Spirits

Thanksgiving is a holiday for family, friends and delicious food. The word alone evokes images of roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Shouldn’t such an iconic spread have equally as delightful drinks to match?

Start a new Thanksgiving tradition this year and mix up these festive cocktail recipes, sure to become an instant classic.

Cranberry Sauce Margarita

  • 2 oz Cazadores Tequila Blanco

  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

  • 1 ½ Tbsp chunky cranberry sauce

  • 1 tsp honey

  • Brown sugar

  • Fresh cranberries

Rim a margarita glass with brown sugar; set aside. Combine first four ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into prepared glass. Garnish with cranberries.


Pumpkin Spice Sangria

Combine first five ingredients in a large pitcher and stir. Serve in wine glasses garnished with cinnamon sticks.


Coleur Cafe

Combine first four ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Top with a thin layer of heavy cream and a light dusting of cocoa powder.


Now that food and drinks are taken care of, add the final touches to your Thanksgiving table. Create your very own wine bottle centerpieces using this step-by-step DIY video:

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